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2 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

iOS Engages 'Do Not Disturb' Mode When You Are Active

While Samsung looks on enviously in Nokia's direction at the number of patents that they hold , here we are with yet another patent revealed by Apple, where it will adjust iOS notifications that are based on a user's physical activity.

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Related Topix: Law, Gadgets

3 hrs ago | BioSpace

MYOS Receives Notice Of Allowance Of U.S. Patent Application For...

MYOS Corporation , an emerging biotherapeutics and bionutrition company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of products that improve muscle health and performance, announced today that it recently received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. Patent Application Serial No.

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8 hrs ago | MacReport Media RSS Feed

PetVivo Announces Expansion of Licensing & Planned Merger...

PetVivo Announces Expansion of Licensing & Planned Merger Partner's Patent Portfolio Through the Issuance of a Notice of Allowance by USPTO.

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Related Topix: Law, Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Minneapolis, MN

12 hrs ago | Dundalk Eagle

County commission acts to preserve two local landmarks

The futures of two historic buildings in southeast Baltimore County were discussed at the public meeting of the Baltimore County Landmark Preservation Commission in June.

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Related Topix: Baltimore County, MD, Edgemere, MD, African-American, Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

JD Supra

Federal Circuit Says Commission Must Toe the Line in Invisalign ITC Case

In Align Technology, Inc. v. International Trade Commission , the Federal Circuit held that ITC action that violated ITC's own regulations warranted vacatur under the Administrative Procedures Act.

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Racked

Intelligence: Lululemon Is Ultra-Aggressive With Its Patents

Lululemon thinks pretty highly of its clothes, so much so that the company felt the need to protect its designs from potential rip-off artists lurking around each and every corner.

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Related Topix: Law, Fashion, Designers, Calvin Klein

Lawsites

Couple of Other Cool Things I Saw at AALL

After returning from the American Association of Law Libraries annual meeting in San Antonio last week, I wrote about having seen previews there of major changes in the works for Fastcase, Lexis Advance and Wolters Kluwer.

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JD Supra

False Advertising, Section 75-1.1, and A Seven-Figure Verdict

In a recent federal case, section 75-1.1 made the difference between the plaintiff recovering nothing and recovering almost two million dollars.

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Hispanic Business

Integral Molecular Reports Patent Allowance for Dengue Research Technology

According to a release, the invention relates to the company's chimeric and codon-optimized flavivirus replicons, expression plasmids, and RVPs used for infectivity, neutralization, enhancement and structure-function studies of dengue virus and its envelope protein .

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Away with Words

Guest Post at Duets Blog: Fly the Tasty Skies

Today I'm guest-blogging at Duets Blog, a publication of Minneapolis trademark-law firm Winthrop & Winestine.

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Forbes.com

Apple Granted Patent For 'iTime' Smartwatch Design

Apple has never publicly acknowledged that it's working on a smartwatch, although it's widely expected that an " iWatch " could be introduced as soon as this September.

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Related Topix: Law, Watches, iPod, Computers

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Law.com

The Supreme Court's Push for Clarity in Patent Cases

In his Patent and Trademark Law column, Robert C. Scheinfeld writes: Arguably, the Federal Circuit, the sole court of appeals for patent cases, has become less predictable and more divisive, and the Supreme Court's six unanimous patent decisions this term signal that the court's role has evolved to "prime resolver and clarifier" in the patent ... (more)

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JD Supra

The USPTO's Response to Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank

Six days after the Supreme Court handed down its opinion in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank , which invalidated certain patents disclosing "a computer-implemented scheme for mitigating 'settlement risk,'" the USPTO issued its own Preliminary Examination Instructions .

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Macworld UK

Apple gets patent on iTime smart watch

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office served up further evidence on Tuesday that Apple is designing a smart watch when it awarded the company a patent for a wrist-worn gadget with a touchscreen and ability to communicate with a smartphone.

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Hispanic Business

Rivada Networks Releases Full Text of Location-Based Services Patent

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today issued patent #8,787,944, Method and System for Providing Enhanced Location Based Information for Wireless Handsets, to Rivada Networks.

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Related Topix: Law, Science, Computer Science

TheStreet.com

Why CounterPath (CPAH) Stock Is Soaring Today

The patent for "Network Based Authentication" protects CounterPath's means of authenticating a VoIP softphone application on a device through a GSM-based telephone network rather than through the traditional username and password.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, VoIP, Law

Techrockies.com

Radish Scores Patent

Boulder-based Radish Systems says it has received a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, covering the company's integrated voice and data technology.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Law.com

Patent 'Troll' MPHJ Takes Aim at Vermont in Fed. Circ. Appeal

The patent-holding company MPHJ Technology Investments LLC has been on the defensive since last year, accused by state and federal officials of running an illegal intellectual property shakedown.

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Business Journal

Campbell University to offer patent law classes - a first for N.C.

Research Triangle Park companies - especially those in tech and pharma - are no strangers to patents and their uses.

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Related Topix: Law, Campbell University, Research Triangle Park, NC

Applied Clinical Trials

US Patent Office Grants McCord Research Endothelial Cell Treatment Patent

This patent describes a method for accelerating wound closure to improve wound healing.

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