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2 hrs ago | EPO Website News

Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2015 open

Who are going to be the successors to Artur Fischer and the five other exceptional inventors who were presented with the European Inventor Award in Berlin on 17 June 2014? The European Patent Office is now calling for submissions of nominations for the European Inventor Award 2015.

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6 hrs ago | WPTV Local News

Fort Pierce novelty firm sues 'Duck Dynasty'

A Fort Pierce novelty merchandising company is suing A&E Television Networks claiming its hugely popular show "Duck Dynasty" is violating U.S. law by using the trademarked phrase "My Favorite Color is Camo," according to a news release and court papers.

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Related Topix: Duck Dynasty, Entertainment, Television, Law

9 hrs ago | National Public Radio

At Washington's Training Camp, Fierce Fans Are Split On Name Change

The Washington Redskins are kicking off their training camp more than a month after the football team's name was deemed offensive to Native Americans by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Related Topix: Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

TV Technology

Anticipating the Next Generation of TV Call-In Shows

Media Executive and Inventor Tom Wolzien had an idea for a new type of TV talk show that includes the ability for fans around the world to call in and participate.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Law, Cameras

JD Supra

Stewart Title Guaranty Co. v. Segin Software, LLC

On April 12, 2013, Segin Software sued Stewart Title and several other parties for infringement of U.S. Patent No.

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Related Topix: Law, Computers

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

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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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

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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Related Topix: Law

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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