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6 hrs ago | Boy Genius

Apple might lock you out of your iPhone to save your life

We all know the dangers of looking down at our phones while behind the wheel of a car , but when that familiar beep or buzz signals the arrival of a text message, it can be hard to resist glancing away from the road momentarily.

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Related Topix: iPhone, Law, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics

10 hrs ago | SFGate

Apple Filed A Patent For An Interactive Hologram That Could Reimagine 'Pinch And Zoom'

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office just published another patent from Apple that revolves around an interactive 3D display system, or a hologram.

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Related Topix: Law

10 hrs ago | Eurogamer

Sony has patented a mouth-based sensor that analyses your saliva

The miniature sensor would fit behind your two front teeth and detect the levels of enzymes and hormones which can indicate your emotional state, the patent explains.

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Related Topix: Law, Video Games

10 hrs ago | Likelihood of Confusion

Petroliam Nasional Berhard to SCOTUS: Gimme shelter

In December 2013 I wrote , mostly cribbing from Jane Coleman 's commentary, about the very dubious Ninth Circuit decision in Petroliam Nasional Berhad v.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News, Law

14 hrs ago | Business Wire

Premier Biomedical Receives Notice of Allowance on Broad Base Patent

William Hartman, President and CEO of Premier Biomedical, said, "This is great, but not unexpected, news for us, and affirms the novelty of our approach for developing effective treatments.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Alzheimer's, Multiple Sclerosis, Law, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX

14 hrs ago | CNET News.com

Apple eyes system to let you play with 3D objects in mid-air

It's hardly the Enterprise's holodeck. But a 3D system envisioned in a new Apple patent filing could bring us one step closer to a more immersive environment that doesn't require special glasses.

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Related Topix: Law

18 hrs ago | Newspaper Association of America

Celebrate newspaper journalists on World IP Day

On April 26, the World Intellectual Property Organization will celebrate "World IP Day" to raise awareness about how copyright impacts daily life.

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Related Topix: Law

22 hrs ago | SlashGear.com

LG W Watch tipped to appear after G Watch

LG has slowly dropped details on its upcoming Android Wear smartwatch, the LG G Watch .

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Related Topix: Law

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Business Journal

Ohio State wins trademark case against T-shirt maker Skreened

Skreened, which lets users upload images to be printed on apparel for themselves and for sale to others in online storefronts, had maintained that it wasn't liable for any infringement because it didn't make the designs and it was nearly impossible to police what everyone was uploading on a daily basis.

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Related Topix: Law

Business Wire

U.S. District Court Finds in Favor of Azbil BioVigilant in Patent Litigation Dispute

In doing so, the Court found in Azbil BioVigilant's favor, holding that U.S. Patent No.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Law, Tucson, AZ

Hispanic Business

Alzheon Announces Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent for its Lead...

The allowed claims are directed to Alzheon's lead therapeutic candidate ALZ-801, and protect the ALZ-801 compound, pharmaceutical compositions containing ALZ-801, as well as methods of treating Alzheimer's disease using ALZ-801.

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Related Topix: Law, Alzheimer's, Health, Science / Technology, Inventions

Hispanic Business

ProLynx Issues U.S. Patent Covering Controlled Drug Release From Dendrimers

The recently issued patent is the second US patent issued to ProLynx. The patent focuses on drugs covalently coupled via ProLynx's patented beta-eliminative linkers to multiple sites on a dendrimer.

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Related Topix: Law

Sys-Con Media

Court Finds in Favor of Ivera Medical; Excelsior Medical Request Denied

On February 20, 2014, Ivera announced that the USPTO denied Excelsior's petition for inter partes review and declined to institute trial on any of the asserted grounds as to any of the challenged claims of US 7,282,186 .

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Freshnews

MobileHelpA Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for Health Monitoring

MobileHelp , a leader in Mobile Personal Emergency Response System solutions, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office have issued Patent No.

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Related Topix: Law, Boca Raton, FL

FoodNavigator

'I was astonished by this line of questioning.' More reaction to POM v Coke at the Supreme Court

Attorney: Kathleen Sullivan [for Coke] did a terrific job but she faced a court that was far more focused on its visceral reaction to the product name than her arguments The questions posed by Supreme Court Justices during oral arguments in a false advertising case brought by POM Wonderful against Coca Cola were nothing short of " astonishing ", ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, John G. Roberts

Advertiser

Under Attack: A Battle Plan for Defending, Counterattacking In and Settling False Advertising Cases

In olden days, the Lanham Act was the preferred method for many consumer product companies to attack a competitor and force it to modify or stop an advertising campaign.

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Related Topix: Law

Emmy Advanced Media

Apple Patents Tech to Prevent Distracted Driving

With Apple's automotive projects - Car Play and Siri Eyes Free - rolling out in more vehicles throughout the year, the company has been beefing up its in-car technology suite.

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JD Supra

The Supreme Court Redefines Standing Test for Lanham Act False Advertising Claims

On March 25, 2014, the Supreme Court clarified the standing requirements for false advertising claims brought under the Lanham Act.

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Related Topix: US News, Law

JD Supra

Court Won't Review USPTO Denial of Inter Partes Review

In a decision issued on April 18, 2014, Judge Payne of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted the USPTO's motion to dismiss the case brought by Dominion Dealer Solutions, LLC to challenge the USPTO's decisions denying petitions to institute inter partes review of five patents granted to Autoalert, Inc. As I predicted ... (more)

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Law.com

PTO Post-Grant Proceedings? There's an App for That.

Fish & Richardson has married two hot sectors in the technology space: mobile apps and post-grant review before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

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