Monthly Archives: July 2013

An Example of a Domain Name Scam

I received an e-mail today from a domain name registrar saying that someone was trying to register my domain name in China.  Fortunately I have seen a lot of these before and so I know it is something to simply ignore.  This is a well known scam.  If you receive something like this please do […]

Posted in Domain Names, Unsolicited Communications | Posted by Pete |

Celebrating Six Months In Business!

It’s now six months since Scintilla opened its doors for business!   Taking the decision to set up my own new firm was of course a big step to make but it has absolutely been the right choice.  From a personal perspective it has been very enjoyable, and from a professional perspective my initial instinct […]

Posted in Milestones | Posted by Pete |

US Court Decision in DDR vs Hotels.com Leaves Door Open to Software Patents

I recently posted about a decision in the US in the case of CLS vs Alice Corporation which related to the patentability of software claims.   Subsequently, the Eastern Discrict of Texas has decided a case, DDR Holdings, LLC v. Hotels.com, L.P., 2013 WL 3187161 (E.D.Tex. 2013).  You can read details on the informative Patently-O […]

Posted in Patents, software patents, US | Posted by Pete |