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51 min ago | News Max
Paralegals hired by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to handle a backlog of appeals and cases were actually paid more than $5 million to perform no work, according to the Commerce Department's Inspector General .
1 hr ago | ComputerWorld
EPlus first sued Lawson, an ERP company Infor acquired in 2011, in 2009, alleging that a number of configurations of Lawson's procurement software infringed on patents it held.
1 hr ago | The Washington Post
The directorship of the United States Patent and Trademark Office has sat vacant for more than 16 months, at once a reflection the fact that the world of patents has long been what one veteran observer calls a "backwater" and that it isn't anymore - especially as the technology world has rapidly gained political might and turned its attention to ... (more)
2 hrs ago | Politico
"I think it's insensitive and I think that there's no reason for it to continue as the name of a team in our nation's capital," Clinton said during an interview on Tuesday with Jorge Ramos, who asked her if she thought the name was a "racial slur."
5 hrs ago | Foreign Policy
What do a voice identifier , an automated translator , a "tamper-indicating" document tube , and a supersecure manhole cover have in common? They're all technologies for which the secretive National Security Agency has been granted patents by the U.S. government, giving the agency the exclusive rights to its inventions.
Ryogen LLC, an R&D company focusing on polynucleotide sequences implicated in human diseases, was awarded two new patents this month, bringing the total number of its issued U.S. Patents to 32. U.S. Patent No.
Samsung already has a slew of smartwatches out on the market, but all of its wearables have one thing in common: the square screen.
On June 19, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in the case of Alice Corporation v.
Imagine a navigation system that can guide you based on the number of stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles along the way.
This week brings the July 31, 2014 deadline for submitting written comments on two USPTO patent subject matter eligibility guidance documents: The "Myriad-Mayo" Guidance issued March 4, 2014 and the "Alice Corp. v.
BELLEVUE, Wash., July 28, 2014 -- mCig, Inc. , a technology company that owns, manufactures, and distributes the mCig, VitaCig, and Vapolution products, today announced that the Company expects to report record operating results for its fiscal year ended April 30, 2014.
Boku, Inc. filed a CBM petition with the PTAB seeking review of the patentability of Plaintiff's U.S. Patent No.
With the 74th Anniversary of the famous Sturgis Motorcycle Rally less than a week away, it seemed like a good time to check in on recent Harley-Davidson trademark activity at the USPTO.
"SEXUAL APPLIANCE" is the official name of the US Patent and Trademark Office's Class 600, Subclass 38 .
Solo attorney Erik Pelton has gradually refined his methods of recruiting office help, including creating an employment contract and employee rules of conduct.
The White House Office of Science and Technology, through the Missouri Division of Workforce Development and U.S. Department of Labor, has awarded Kansas City a $500,000 grant to help train IT professionals.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 10:18 am
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