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  1. Links: Josef Martinez ties the MLS goal-scoring recordRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Sounder at Heart

    Looks like he will end up destroying it. DeAndre Yedlin's got good news about his injury.


  2. Justin Timberlake's Second Trip to Federal Circuit Not a Bad ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    After a second trip to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, the pop stars have won $737,000 in fees payable by a nonpracticing entity that accused them of infringing a patent on panoramic video displays used in concerts. It's a nice win for the performers' lead counsel, Andrew Langsam of Pryor Cashman, who took heat from both appellate panels that heard the case.


  3. Snow on Denying Trademark for Scandalous Speech @UCDavisLawRevRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Media Law Prof Blog

    Ned Snow, University of South Carolina, is publishing Denying Trademark for Scandalous Speech in volume 51 of the the UC Davis Law Review . Here is the abstract.


  4. How Does Kawasaki's Self-Healing Paint Work?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    When Kawasaki announced updates for the 2019 Ninja H2 , the headline-grabbing change was the 30-horsepower increase, raising the claimed maximum output to 227.8 hp. One change that drew much less attention was the new Highly Durable Paint treatment that Kawasaki claims is self-repairing.


  5. In Re Rembrandt Techs., LP Patent Litig.Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | JD Supra

    However, an award of attorneys' fees must have some causal connection to the misconduct. Rembrandt Technologies, LLC and Rembrandt Technologies, L.P. filed suit against dozens of cable companies, cable equipment manufacturers and broadcast networks.


  6. Design Patents: Federal Circuit Jumps into COSPLAY LayeringRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patently Obvious

    Ron Maatita's design patent application covers a shoe bottom - as shown above. Note here that most of the markings in the drawing are dashed lines - for design patents these are "broken lines" that indicate "environmental structure or boundaries that form no part of the design to be patented."


  7. USPTO Filing System: Expects To Be Back Online Tuesday 8/21Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Patently Obvious

    USPTO IT employees and vendors are currently in Musk-Ludicrous mode - "working around the clock to restore the PALM database." The Patent Application Locating and Monitoring database is the primary USPTO tool for tracking patent prosecution progress.


  8. "Forest of Light" Trade Dress Claim Nixed; Trademark Claim SurvivesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Picture yourself at dusk along the river, walking through a massive outdoor art installation featuring tens of thousands of individually-placed spheres of light on short stalks, reminiscent of blooming flowers. Ok, now stop and answer this: what kind of intellectual property would you use to protect this installation? If you answered "trade dress," you get a frowny-face sticker, at least according to the Eighth Circuit's recent opinion in Munro v.


  9. People in the News - Aug. 20, 2018 - Eckert Seamans Cherin & MellottRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Christina D. Frangiosa, a member of Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott's Philadelphia office, was elected to a four-year term as a member of council of the American Bar Association's section of intellectual property law. Frangiosa, whose term will end in 2022, was also appointed program chair of the ABA section of intellectual property law's spring conference for 2019.


  10. Report: Three Apple employees treated after iPad battery "explodes" at storeRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    Michael Potuck: "Apple's Amsterdam store has been evacuated and temporarily closed after an iPad battery exploded and released potentially harmful substances into the air. As reported by iCulture , Apple employees secured the iPad and punctured battery in a container of sand after it exploded.


  11. Apple Accidentally Leaks Radical New iPhone XRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    What's more, it works using technology which could be ready for release very soon. What Patently Apple discovered is patent application number 20180225498, filed by Apple with the US Patent Trademark Office in January and which quietly rolled into the public domain this week.


  12. Tech Alternatives To The Evil Tech GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    It's time to move away from the evil tech monopolists such as Google, Apple, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. A growing list of alternative platforms is rapidly emerging, and it's up to each of us to "de-platform" the tech giants while seeking more independent, pro-liberty platforms.


  13. Upcoming CLE EventsRead the original story

    Sunday | Patently Obvious

    Although the USPTO is not yet requiring Continuing Legal Education hours, there is still lots to learn about the twists and turns of our patent system. I will be speaking at a few upcoming CLE-events this fall: September 27-29, 2018: I'll be the Keynote speaker at the 2018 Annual Fall Institute on Intellectual Property Law in Galveston, Texas.


  14. The fabulous illustrated history of the pocket calculatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Boing Boing

    In the 1970s, there was a boom in pocket calculators, driven by the plummeting costs of their electronic components, and an industry that had once prided itself on its high-end offerings for serious business users found itself rethinking the nature of the calculator, producing "ladies' calculators," calculators for kids and all manner of weird form-factors. Pulp Librarian's Twitter-thread recounting this tale is an illustrated wonderland, full of cul-de-sacs, forgotten lore, and wonderful oddments.


  15. LeeAnne Locken's Instagram is Worth a FollowRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2018 | D Magazine

    Everyone on Real Housewives of Dallas serves a purpose. D'Andra is the voice of reason, and has a hot husband.


  16. Cybersex toy industry heats up as infamous "teledildonics" patent climaxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 18 | Ars Technica

    The so-called "teledildonics patent," owned by a company that many would deem a "patent troll," has just expired. Now US sex toy companies can create the Internet-controlled vibrators, dildos, and whatever else of their dreams with significantly less fear of being sued.


  17. Class Action Update for Cool, Hair and NWL: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP...Read the original story

    Friday Aug 17 | World News Report

    Levi & Korsinsky, LLP announces that class action lawsuits have commenced on behalf of shareholders of the following publicly-traded companies. Shareholders interested in serving as lead plaintiff have until the deadlines listed to petition the court and further details about the cases can be found at the links provided.


  18. Walmart eyes virtual reality shopping systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | Advertising Age

    Register to become a member today. You'll get the essential information you need to do your job better, including Trekking through a crowded, cavernous Walmart supercenter isn't much fun.


  19. PTAB's Trial Practice Guide Update: Implications for Parties Moving ForwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 17 | JD Supra

    The first update to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board Trial Practice Guide includes guidance that will benefit both petitioners and patent owners, from updates regarding expert testimony and motions to exclude and to strike, to procedures for oral hearing before the Board, among other changes. Since its publication six years ago, the America Invents Act Trial Practice Guide has remained unchanged.


  20. MonetaGo and Odom Blockchain and DRM Patent ApplicationsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 17 | Managing Rights Management

    New pending patent applications are published by the USPTO on Thursdays. This week's Spotlight Applications continue the theme of blockchain and digital rights management broadly construed.