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2 hrs ago | EurekAlert!
The vice chancellor for research and engagement at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is being honored for his contributions in innovation and technology development with the election to the 2013 class of National Academy of Inventors Fellows Taylor Eighmy, vice chancellor for research and engagement at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, ... (more)
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6 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider
The FT's Tracy Alloway reports today that the U.S. Patent Office has published a filing from JP Morgan regarding a payment service that some have some are saying bares a striking resemblance to Bitcoin.
9 hrs ago | WAFB-TV Baton Rouge
According to Spin magazine , Bob Marley's estate is suing Raising Cane's for adopting the phrase "One Love" as its trademark.
11 hrs ago | The Chatfield News
Scott Springer is Chatfield's newest attorney, taking ownership of the former Opat Law office.
12 hrs ago | MacRumors
Apple has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office detailing a manufacturing technique applied to the production of curved touch sensors to be used in existing components such as displays, touch pads, and touch mice.
14 hrs ago | JD Supra
In Ohio Willow Wood Co. v. Alps South, LLC , No. 2012-1642 the Federal Circuit reversed a district court's summary judgment ruling of no inequitable conduct and suggested in its decision that the patentee committed inequitable conduct before the USPTO.
NEWS ANALYSIS: A new law passed by the U.S. House of Representatives will try to rein in so-called patent trolls by requiring them to show they have valid claims and raising the cost of losing a case.
The tech company has filed a patent application for an accessory that activates the voice recognition mode of a docked device.
The allowed claims on the SSP Plus design include the core design elements of the sloped cylindrical hull of the SSP Plus along with the integrated heave-compensating module.
TherapeuticsMD, Inc. , a women's healthcare company , announced today that it received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office pertaining to its U.S. Patent Application 13/684,002 - "Natural Combination Hormone Replacement Formulations and Therapies."
There are a number of steps you can take to minimize your intellectual property legal fees, without jeopardizing the veracity of your IP portfolio.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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