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Optical device

Patent Number 9753227 - September 5, 2017

An optical device and a method of manufacturing an optical device. The optical device includes: a conversion means for converting propagation…

Assembly for collecting light

Patent Number 9753264 - September 5, 2017

Disclosed is a novel solar collecting assembly that in which more than one mirror and/or photovoltaic is linked mechanically so that many…

Prioritization of low active thread count virtual machines in virtualized computing environment

Patent Number 9753763 - September 5, 2017

Virtual machines with low active thread counts are prioritized during periods of high system load in a virtualized computing environment to…

Automatic generation of a speech by processing raw claims to a set of arguments

Patent Number 9753916 - September 5, 2017

A method comprising using at least one hardware processor for: identifying relations between pairs of claims of a set of claims; aggregating…

Distributed multi-system management

Patent Number 9754032 - September 5, 2017

Methods, systems and computer program products for operating a plurality of nodes within a network are provided. Using a monitoring node, a…

IBM Patent Applications

CONTROLLING VALVE OPERATION USING PRESSURE

Application Number 20170251613 - September 7, 2017

A valve body has a piston that slides within the body through four successive positions. The piston has a head, and an upper and lower skirt,…

USER-DEFINED FAILURE DOMAINS FOR SOFTWARE-DEFINED STORAGE SYSTEMS

Application Number 20170255530 - September 7, 2017

Methods, computing systems and computer program products implement embodiments of the present invention that include defining a plurality of…

Multi-Section Garbage Collection

Application Number 20170255551 - September 7, 2017

The embodiments relate to a computer system, computer program product and method for managing a garbage collection process. Processing control…

ENHANCING DATA CACHING PERFORMANCE

Application Number 20170255568 - September 7, 2017

For a cache in which a plurality of frequently accessed data segments are temporarily stored, reference count information of the plurality of…

ANTIVIRUS SCAN DURING A DATA SCRUB OPERATION

Application Number 20170255774 - September 7, 2017

For an antivirus scan during a data scrub operation, an antivirus scan is concurrently performed as an overlap with the data scrub operation,…

IBM Federal District Court Decisions

PersonalWeb Technologies LLC et al v. International Business Machines Corporation

California Northern District Court - August 14, 2017

UNSEALED ORDER DENYING 364 IBM'S RENEWED MOTION TO EXCLUDE/STRIKE THE OPINIONS OF DR. MICHAEL AKEMANN. Signed by Judge Edward J.…

BMC Software, Inc. vs International Business Machines Corporation

Texas Southern District Court - August 8, 2017

AGREED PROTECTIVE ORDER Granting 10 Joint MOTION for Protective Order. (Signed by Judge Gray H Miller) Parties notified.(rkonieczny, 4)

PersonalWeb Technologies LLC et al v. International Business Machines Corporation

California Northern District Court - August 7, 2017

OMNIBUS ORDER REGARDING 365 367 ADMINISTRATIVE MOTIONS TO SEAL. Signed by Judge Edward J. Davila on 8/7/2017. (patentlcsjS, COURT STAFF)…

Kalola v. IBM Corporation et al

New York Southern District Court - August 4, 2017

MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER re: 184 MOTION for Summary Judgment . filed by Vincent Granuzzo, Internationl Business Machines…

International Business Machines Corporation v. Groupon, Inc.

Delaware District Court - August 3, 2017

MEMORANDUM OPINION re claim construction. Signed by Judge Leonard P. Stark on 8/3/17. (ntl)

IBM State Court Decisions

FRANCINE REIBMAN v. JAY H. MYERS

New Jersey Appellate Division (Published) - July 10, 2017

WHIPPLE, J.A.D. Plaintiff Francine Reibman appeals from a September 15, 2014 final judgment and an August 15, 2015 default judgment. For the…

TWIN PEAKS SOFTWARE v. IBM CORPORATION

United States US Court of Appeals, Federal Circuit - May 26, 2017

TecSec, Incorporated v. International Business Machines Corporation et al

Virginia Virginia Eastern District Court - May 23, 2017

MEMORANDUM OPINION re: Adobe Systems Inc.'s Motion for Summary Judgment, (Dkt. No. 864), and Motion to Strike Portions of the Declaration…

IBM Federal Appellate Court Decisions

TWIN PEAKS SOFTWARE v. IBM CORPORATION

US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - May 26, 2017

TRUSTED KNIGHT CORPORATION v. IBM

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - March 7, 2017

DANIEL DEMER V. IBM CORP LTD PLAN

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit - August 26, 2016

Employee Retirement Income Security Act. The panel reversed the district court’s summary judgment in favor of the defendants in an…

IBM v. INTELLECTUAL VENTURES II LLC

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - February 8, 2016

Peter A. Wilson v. International Business Machines Corporation

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit - May 11, 2015