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Magical Drug Wins EFF's Stupid Patent of the Month

Last December, the Patent Office issued Patent No. 8,609,915 on a "potent drug" that "rebukes cancer, cancer cells, and kills cancer."


Related Topix: Law, Science / Technology, Inventions

3 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

Onxeo Strengthens Beleodaq Patent Protection in the U.S. Until 2027

SA , an innovative company specialized in the development of drugs for orphan oncology diseases, today announced that the U.S. Patent Office will grant a new patent for Beleodaq on September 16th 2014.


Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Lymphoma, Health

3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

Apple patent application details smartwatch wireless charging

A patent application by Apple detailing a wireless charging system that could be used for a smartwatch was published Thursday.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, iPhone, Law

3 hrs ago | The Washington Post

White House picks D.C. attorney Danny Marti to be the next a oeIP czara oe

The White House announced Thursday that is nominating a new Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, known colloquially as the "IP czar."


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7 hrs ago | JD Supra

Washington Redskins Challenge the Constitutionality of Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act

The Washington Redskins trademark controversy is far from over. Despite the fact that certain news and sports commentators and mainstream newspapers and organizations have announced that they will no longer use the term "Redskins" when reporting on the National League football team, and the fact that a variety of public figures, including President ... (more)


Related Topix: Law

7 hrs ago | Ars Technica

ALS group moves to trademark "ice bucket challenge" viral sensation

Unless you've been living in a sensory-deprivation chamber for the past few weeks, you've heard of the "ice bucket challenge" being shown off on all types of social media.


Related Topix: Medicine, Als, Health, Law

8 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Can the ALS Association trademark the a oeice bucket challengea oe? Ita s going to try.

Members of the Tyler Fire Department dump buckets of ice on Mayor Martin Heines, center, his daughter, Isabelle, 8, and wife, Michelle, last week in front of City Hall in Tyler, Texas.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Association, Tyler, TX, Law, Sports

10 hrs ago | Sun-Star

I.Protect: Converse

UNIVERSAL Rubber Products, Inc. filed an application with the then Philippine Patent Office for registration of the trademark "UNIVERSAL CONVERSE AND DEVICE" used on rubber shoes and rubber slippers.


Related Topix: Law

11 hrs ago | CNET

Apple seeks patent for dock that gives iPhone super strength

The technology lets users plug an iPhone into a dock with the Lightning connector and not worry about how much force or torque they place on it to remove the device.


Related Topix: iPhone, Law

14 hrs ago | DVDCreation Reviews

Sensorstream Aims "To Put a Computer on Every Wrist"

USPTO grants allowance to Sensorstream for its circular smart watch case design, commercially dubbed "Pi"; Founder Tom Rapko believes smart watch adoption rate will rival all previous consum... /PRNewswire/ -- Sensorstream is pleased to announce the successful allowance of its smart watch case design featuring a circular display from the USPTO and ... (more)


Related Topix: Law, Computers

18 hrs ago | Patently Obvious

Federal Circuit: Bingo Gaming Software Improperly Encompasses the...

In a non-precedential decision earlier this week, the Federal Circuit found Planet Bingo's patents invalid as lacking eligible subject matter under 35 U.S.C. 101.


Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Computers, CPU, Printers, Law

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Roberts Court Gets Intellectual

This year brought an unusually active U.S. Supreme Court term for the law of intellectual property.


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

Business Wire

Ryogen Awarded Two U.S. Patents Directed to Hepatitis C and Diabetes

8,795,959 titled "Isolated glucokinase genomic polynucleotide fragments from chromosome 7" was issued August 5, 2014.


Related Topix: Hepatitis, Diabetes, Health, Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Law, Suffern, NY

Government Executive

Patent Office Telework Scandal Not Really About Telework

Revelations of unprofessional behavior within the Patent and Trademark Office's award-winning work-from-home program have been described as "telework abuses" by investigators and lawmakers -- despite a lack of details specifically linking the problems to telework, mobile work advocates say.


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

Blue 42. Set. Trademark! I mean, Hike

Can you feel it? All around the country, fields are being groomed, stenciled, and painted.


Related Topix: University of Southern California, University of Arkansas, Law

Business Journal

Top of the List: Central Ohio's patent law firms

The No. 1 patent law firm in Central Ohio represents clients in cases dealing with aircraft components, robotics and medical devices.


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The 46-year-old sex toy Hitachi won't talk about

It was also the first time humans had photographed the Earth from deep space. It was a year of great innovation and devastation.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Television, Democratic National Convention, Law, Gadgets

Business Wire

Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filings

Studio Ghibli's Producer described Anno as "Leader of the animation industry for the next at le... )--Pluralsight announced today it has closed $135 million in Series B funding, bringing the company's total funding to nearly $165 million to date.


Related Topix: The World of, Alternative-Rock, Law

JD Supra

Security Interests in Intellectual Property and Related Issues in Bankruptcy

Intellectual property can act as collateral to be pledged to secure an extension of credit.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bankruptcy, Law

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sys-Con Media

OinkSM Secret Sauce Patent Issued

Virtual Piggy, Inc. , provider of Oink, the payment technology for families and teens, today announced that their patent describing the process by which they can provide parent-permission controlled website access, app access, and purchases by users under 13 years of age has been issued.

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Related Topix: Law, Internet, Science / Technology, Family, Kids, Privacy, Hermosa Beach, CA