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1 hr ago | Kennebec Journal
When former resident Chester Greenwood filed a patent 136 years ago for his earmuffs design, he became an enduring local symbol of innovation and business acumen; but he might have had a more difficult time achieving the same success today.
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6 hrs ago | Kennebec Journal
When Chester Greenwood came up with his famous invention 136 years ago, he had to protect his idea by filing paperwork on his invention, titled "Improvement in ear-mufflers," with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
10 hrs ago | NewsTarget.com
Sony has filed a claim with the U.S. Patent Office for a "SmartWig," a toupee or wig that contains sensitive electronics and can sync up with a smartphone or other electronic device.
14 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News
Apple Balla reports that Apple was awarded this week a new patent by The US Patent and Trademark Office, which provides a technology for the users of Apple devices to charge their desktop computers, mobile phones and tablets without the need for cables.
17 hrs ago | Business Wire
Pensions First Analytics delivers its proprietary technology through PFaroeA which allows in depth analysis of assets, liabilities and risk on a consistent basis through multiple risk-lenses.
For the first time in decades, the Supreme Court will take up the dispute over the patentability of software, agreeing on Friday to hear CLS Bank International's challenge to a financial software patent held by Alice Corporation Pty Ltd. While the court could end up issuing a narrow decision that only applies to this one case, it opens up the ... (more)
American Innovators for Patent Reform , an industry group representing small patent owners - start-ups, R&D companies, universities and independent inventors - as well as patent practitioners, strongly condemns the passage of H.R. 3309, the so-called "Innovation Act," by the House of Representatives as the most anti-innovation and anti-inventor ... (more)
U.S. Rep. Gary Peters is pushing the Obama administration's Office of Management and Budget to let the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office -- and its satellite branch in Detroit -- off the hook for sequester cuts.
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A bill that aims to simplify the American patent law system passed with overwhelming support in the U.S. House on Thursday, and a Birmingham-area entrepreneur is pleased.
The end of November was not only marked in the U.S. by Thanksgiving , Black Friday and Cyber Monday .
Dec. 6, 2013 - The House on Thursday passed the NAFCU-backed "Innovation Act," H.R. 3309, by a vote of 325-91, paving the way for Senate action on the patent-reform bill.
Good news! Today, the House of Representatives voted 325-91 in favor of the Innovation Act , the best troll-killing bill we've seen yet.
The House of Representatives passes the Innovation Act and deals trolls a severe blow despite opposition from universities looking to protect patents Continuing its progress through Congress, the Innovation Act -- a bill to restrain patent trolls -- has cleared the House of Representatives with an overwhelming majority of 325 to 91 despite ... (more)
The new facility has three times the capacity of the prior facility. Black Hills IP provides paralegal services and docketing services to intellectual property law firms and in-house legal departments.
For Apple product users, the home may soon be Siri's domain. Apple Insider reports that Cupertino has filed a patent with the USPTO for a "smart dock" that, when plugged in, continually listens for audio cues throughout the house.