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3 hrs ago | Business Journal

Flurry of U.S. Supreme Court decisions - restrictions for inventors?

Each year the U.S. Supreme Court decides about 70 to 90 cases. So far this year, six have been patent law cases sent up from the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Science / Technology, Inventions, Law, Federal Circuit Court of Appeals

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

a Erroneous time-keepinga violates federal laws, top Commerce official warns employees

The Commerce Department issued a stern e-mail to 47,000 employees worldwide this week warning that "erroneous time-keeping" is illegal and reminding them to maintain accurate records of the hours they work .

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3 hrs ago | MotorAuthority

Opel Cascada Shown To Buick Dealers, May Arrive As 2016 Model

It's widely accepted that Buick will get its own version of Opel's stylish Cascada convertible , and now there are claims the vehicle has been shown to the brand's dealers in the U.S. ahead of a possible 2016 model year launch.

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Related Topix: Law

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

BioLineRx receives NOA for anti-gluten toxicity polymer

The USPTO issues a Notice of Allowance to BioLineRx covering the use of its polymer, BL-7010 , for the prevention or decreasing of gluten's deleterious side effects on the gastrointestinal mucosa.

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Related Topix: Law, Celiac Disease, Health

[H]ard OCP

Apple Invention Helps iPhone Users Find Their Parked Car

Are we taking any bets on whether or not the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office grants Apple's patent applications ? They seem to rubber stamp everything else.

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Related Topix: Law

KELO-TV Sioux Falls

SD Subprime Credit Card Issuer Sues Credit Card Comparison Website

South Dakota subprime credit card issuer First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard is suing an online credit card comparison site for using its credit card data.

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GlobeNewswire

EquityNet is Granted Two More Crowdfunding Patents by U.S. Patent Office

Fayetteville, AR, Aug. 21, 2014 -- EquityNet is announcing that the U.S. Patent and Trade Office granted the Company's fourth and fifth crowdfunding patents on July 29, 2014 as patent numbers 8,793,170 and 8,793,171.

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Related Topix: Fayetteville, AR, Law, Inventions, Science / Technology

KETV-TV

Battle of the Birds

THERE'S ANOTHER BATTLE BREWING.. OVER BIRDS. TAKE A LOOK AT THESE LOGOS.. DO YOU THINK THEY'RE TOO SIMILAR? THE TORONTO BLUE JAYS THINK SO..

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Related Topix: Law

Hispanic Business

Three Dunlap Codding Shareholders Recognized by The Best Lawyers in America 2015

Firm managing shareholder said, "We're delighted to be included in the publication.

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Related Topix: Science, Electrical Engineering, Law, Science / Technology, Inventions

Utah Business

Space Dynamics Lab Granted Patent for Tech to Measure Space Environment

Logan The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for a new invention by Erik Syrstad, a research scientist at Utah State University's Space Dynamics Laboratory.

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Related Topix: Law, Science / Technology, Inventions

Wed Aug 20, 2014

JD Supra

Ninth Circuit Allows Delinquent Corporation To Sue And Own Trademarks

In Southern California Darts Association v. Zaffina , the Ninth Circuit held that a corporation, whose charter had been suspended by the state of California in 1977, had standing in 2012 to sue and to own trademarks as an unincorporated association.

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Related Topix: US News, Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Law

TechSpot

Google's new Glass patent depicts a sleeker wearable

Google Glass may be hip and trendy among select technology enthusiasts but there's no denying the hi-tech eyewear carries a bit of a social stigma.

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Related Topix: Law

The Hill

Patent Office 'welcomes' House probe

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is welcoming a new investigation from lawmakers following reports that the agency's employees abused their ability to work remotely.

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Related Topix: Law, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Darrell Issa

JD Supra

Hey Commish, Can You Trademark The (Fantasy Football) League?

All around America, men will soon gather in front of their computers feverishly conducting research, generally wasting time, and participating in one of the manliest things they likely will do for quite some time: their fantasy football league's draft.

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JD Supra

Federal Circuit Upholds Inequitable Conduct Defense Against Apotex Patent

In Apotex Inc. v. UCB, Inc. , the Federal Circuit upheld the district court's finding that Apotex's patent is unenforceable due to inequitable conduct.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Medicine, Univasc, Moexipril (generic), Law, Hypertension, Health

Logan Banner

Hatfields and McCoys join forces to fight opposition

Members of the local Hatfield and McCoy clans are crossing enemy lines and shaking hands as they have agreed to join their forces in a fight that is much greater than anything they have experienced up to this point: fighting for their birth right.

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Law.com

Effects on Settlement of Post-Grant Patent Review Proceedings

The recent America Invents Act both modified and created procedures for challenging patents in proceedings before the United States Patent and Trademark Office after they have been issued, which are called post grant reviews .

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EETimes

re: Patent office to open in Silicon Valley

A new branch will need all kinds of office supplies to operate properly. At Mail Supply Mart you will find many office supplies, but most important, you can buy Pitney Bowes ink, which is necessary to keep your postage meters and mail machine in perfect working order.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

ConWebBlog

WND Can't Stop Trying To Perpetuate Its Birther Delusion

WorldNetDaily's increasingly sad and desperate -- and discredited -- birther crusade continues in a Aug. 15 article by Bob Unruh, in which he touts "a friend-of-the-court brief submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court by the constitutional experts at William J. Olson, P.C. and the United States Justice Foundation" designed to establish legal standing to ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Law

Sys-Con Media

Cost-Effective Energy Storage Patent awarded to Steffes Corporation

This patent was awarded for the Steffes "GETS" Dynamic Dispatcha energy storage system which provides utilities with second-to-second precision control of fleets of specially instrumented water heaters and appliances.

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Related Topix: Law, Solar Energy, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

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