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2 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Law, Science, Computer Science

6 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Why CounterPath (CPAH) Stock Is Soaring Today

The patent for "Network Based Authentication" protects CounterPath's means of authenticating a VoIP softphone application on a device through a GSM-based telephone network rather than through the traditional username and password.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, VoIP, Law

11 hrs ago | Techrockies.com

Radish Scores Patent

Boulder-based Radish Systems says it has received a new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, covering the company's integrated voice and data technology.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Law.com

Patent 'Troll' MPHJ Takes Aim at Vermont in Fed. Circ. Appeal

The patent-holding company MPHJ Technology Investments LLC has been on the defensive since last year, accused by state and federal officials of running an illegal intellectual property shakedown.

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Business Journal

Campbell University to offer patent law classes - a first for N.C.

Research Triangle Park companies - especially those in tech and pharma - are no strangers to patents and their uses.

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Related Topix: Law, Campbell University, Research Triangle Park, NC

Applied Clinical Trials

US Patent Office Grants McCord Research Endothelial Cell Treatment Patent

This patent describes a method for accelerating wound closure to improve wound healing.

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JD Supra

How Long Is Too Long (or Too Short) for Patent Application Pendency?

The USPTO is requesting input on the "optimal" targets for its patent application pendency metrics.

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The Brattleboro Reformer

Winchester man patents wave thread

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has, after more than a year, allowed a patent application covering a wave thread technology that the founder of Van Cor Threads LLC believes will change the world of thread fasteners.

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JD Supra

Patent Troll

The term "Patent Troll" evokes a certain characteristic storybook image. James Logan of Personal Audio, LLC may not be that gnarled green monster hiding under a bridge, but to many Podcasters he is a similarly threatening beast.

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Lucianne.com

Arkansas granted trademarkfor "Woo Pig Sooie!" Hog Call

Move over, Texas A&M. Or, as Forbes.com put it, this is certainly an atypical development.

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Related Topix: Law, University of Arkansas

Sat Jul 19, 2014

International Business Times

iPhone 6 Release Update to Feature Automatic Location-Based...

According to patent published under the US Trademark and Patent Office, Apple has found a way to tweak the user interface of a mobile device including security protocols and other settings depending on its location.

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Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, Apple Store, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone, Law

FindLaw

Supreme Court's October 2014 Term to Open With These 10 Cases

The U.S. Supreme Court is on summer break for the moment, but its next term begins in October with a handful of very interesting cases.

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Related Topix: US Supreme Court, North Carolina

JD Supra

Challenging Prior Art Status In Post-Grant Proceedings

An inter partes review proceeding allows a party to challenge the validity of a patent before the Patent Trial and Appeals Board of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office .

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

World News Report

The John Device, Tomorrow's Answer to the Energy Crisis is Here Today

SPRING HILL, KANSAS, UNITED STATES, July 17, 2014 / EINPresswire.com / -- David Woodrow John is on a journey.

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Related Topix: Spring Hill, KS, Inventions, Science / Technology, Law

jdsupra.com

Derivation Proceedings: What You Need to Know

Mark W. Rygiel, director at the intellectual property law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.L.L.C., discusses derivation proceedings, one of several new administrative proceedings at the USPTO created by the America Invents Act.

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jdsupra.com

The Duty Of Candor: Letting The Truth Shine

"Three things cannot hide for long: the Moon, the Sun, and the Truth." 1 The Patent Trial and Appeal Board relies on the truth coming to light to resolve disputes in post-grant proceedings in a "just, speedy, and inexpensive manner."

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Hispanic Business

MMRGlobal Subsidiary Gets Clinical Trials Patent

In its release, the Company said that the newly issued patent, U.S. Patent No. 8,775,212, opens the door to completely new revenue generating opportunities for the Company through sales and licensing of MMR's Personal Health Record products and services and other patented intellectual property to Contract Research Organizations and pharmaceutical ... (more)

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JD Supra

Abstract Ideas: The Patent Office's First Take on Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International

The United States Patent Office periodically issues guidelines for Examiners, often in response to a recent court decision or new statute.

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Information Technology

Integral Molecular Announces Patent Allowance for Dengue Research Technology

Integral Molecular, a leader in membrane protein research, announces the issuance of a new composition patent protecting dengue reporter virus particles .

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Law, Infectious Diseases, Medicine

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Sun Journal

Editorial: Duke vs. The Duke: Just figure it out

Some legal actions are just downright silly. That's the reaction to news that heirs of John "Duke" Wayne and Duke University once again have turned to the courts in a battle over the name.

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Related Topix: Duke University, Law, Duke Ellington, Jazz, Opinion

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