shopping-carts.jpgIPNews® – Walmart has filed for a patent that might bring your shopping cart to life. 

The patent involves technology that would allow your shopping cart to drive itself and answer your questions while you focus on shopping.  While likely to improve the shopping experience, the technology is expected to decrease the staffing required for

finger.jpgIPNews® – A recently published patent application by Apple covers technology allowing devices to record and transmit biometric data on unauthorized users.  

The recorded information, such as fingerprints and photos, could be used to identify and help prosecute thieves.  Though likely to appear in upcoming Apple products, the timing of the release is uncertain. 

shaver.jpgIPNews® – In response to a new razor design by Edgewell Personal Care Co, Proctor and Gamble has filed a lawsuit through its subsidiary The Gillette Company.  

Gillette argues false advertising over Edgewell’s claim that the razor shaves as good or better than Gillette’s Mach3 razor.  The lawsuit also claims patent infringement, unfair competition,

shoes.jpgIPNews® – Adidas has filed a lawsuit against Skechers, claiming patent infringement over a shoe design that attaches running blades to the sole of the shoe.

This lawsuit is the second one by Adidas and third one by a major competitor against Skechers in the past year.  The shoe industry is seeing a trend in

baby.jpgIPNews® – Based on a patent filed by Google, baby monitoring is going high-tech. 

The patent seeks to protect a smart crib integrated with high technology baby monitoring which detects things like baby movements, temperature, and oxygen levels.   The crib will even analyze the baby’s cries and can be proactive in resolving the issue.  To

apple-store.jpgIPNews® – Apple has agreed to pay $24.9 million to settle a years-long lawsuit alleging that its Siri voice assistant technology violated a patent licensed to a Dallas company by Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in New York.

The Dallas company, Dynamic Advances, was the exclusive licensee of Rensselaer’s patent.  The lawsuit dates back to October 2012,