2 hrs ago
Comments on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility Guidance Due by July 31
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.
6 hrs ago
United States : Forerunner Software announces additional patent pending technology
A major provider of mobile BI solutions and the developer of Forerunner Mobilizer, an optimized, responsive mobile application designed to extend the power of Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services to mobile BI, , has announced further patent pending technology to its vast portfolio of 20 patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
mCig, Inc. to Report Record Adjusted Earnings on Record Revenue Increase of 1,100%
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.
Motion to Stay Pending CBM Review Granted Where Non-Practicing Entity ...
Boku, Inc. filed a CBM petition with the PTAB seeking review of the patentability of Plaintiff's U.S. Patent No.
Harley-Davidson Booze Coming Soon?
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 appliances have subclass, says the Patent Office
"SEXUAL APPLIANCE" is the official name of the US Patent and Trademark Office's Class 600, Subclass 38 .
Solos sometimes need help hiring help
Solo attorney Erik Pelton has gradually refined his methods of recruiting office help, including creating an employment contract and employee rules of conduct.
Soulard business owner calls Bitcoin 'wave of the future': TechFlash 7 things
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.
Daylight robbery, value for money and patent renewals: it's time to talk
The IPKat and Merpel regularly receive vast quantities of marketing literature. Much of it is plainly irrelevant to the content of an IP weblog and some of it, while relevant to the subject, is of insufficient interest or significance to mention to our readership.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Trade Secrets, Trademarks, and Interstate Commerce
Society should always question rules where the rule-maker is not itself bound by the rules.
Bose Sues New Apple Acquisition Beats Over Patent Violations
Bose has taken issue with some of the technology embodied in products in Apple's newly acquired Beats line of headphones.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
4. Cease and desist, San Diego Comic-Con tells ...
San Diego Comic-Con sent a letter saying Salt Lake Comic Con must "cease and desist" from using "Comic Con" in their name.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
USPTO Approves 'DayDream,' 'Yesterday. Today. Forever.,' 'Ring of Fire'
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office granted the trademark "DayDream" to H.E. Murdock Co.
USPTO Moves to Strongly Enforce Eligibility Limitations
Earlier this summer, the Supreme Court decided the subject matter eligibility case of Alice Corp. v.
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.
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.
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.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
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.
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.
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.