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2 hrs ago | Business Wire

U.S. District Court Finds in Favor of Azbil BioVigilant in Patent Litigation Dispute

In doing so, the Court found in Azbil BioVigilant's favor, holding that U.S. Patent No.

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Related Topix: Inventions, Science / Technology, Law, Tucson, AZ

6 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Alzheon Announces Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent for its Lead...

The allowed claims are directed to Alzheon's lead therapeutic candidate ALZ-801, and protect the ALZ-801 compound, pharmaceutical compositions containing ALZ-801, as well as methods of treating Alzheimer's disease using ALZ-801.

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Related Topix: Law, Alzheimer's, Health, Science / Technology, Inventions

10 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

ProLynx Issues U.S. Patent Covering Controlled Drug Release From Dendrimers

The recently issued patent is the second US patent issued to ProLynx. The patent focuses on drugs covalently coupled via ProLynx's patented beta-eliminative linkers to multiple sites on a dendrimer.

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14 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Court Finds in Favor of Ivera Medical; Excelsior Medical Request Denied

On February 20, 2014, Ivera announced that the USPTO denied Excelsior's petition for inter partes review and declined to institute trial on any of the asserted grounds as to any of the challenged claims of US 7,282,186 .

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Related Topix: Law, Healthcare Law

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Freshnews

MobileHelpA Announces Issuance of U.S. Patent for Health Monitoring

MobileHelp , a leader in Mobile Personal Emergency Response System solutions, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office have issued Patent No.

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Related Topix: Law, Boca Raton, FL

FoodNavigator

'I was astonished by this line of questioning.' More reaction to POM v Coke at the Supreme Court

Attorney: Kathleen Sullivan [for Coke] did a terrific job but she faced a court that was far more focused on its visceral reaction to the product name than her arguments The questions posed by Supreme Court Justices during oral arguments in a false advertising case brought by POM Wonderful against Coca Cola were nothing short of " astonishing ", ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, John G. Roberts

Advertiser

Under Attack: A Battle Plan for Defending, Counterattacking In and Settling False Advertising Cases

In olden days, the Lanham Act was the preferred method for many consumer product companies to attack a competitor and force it to modify or stop an advertising campaign.

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Emmy Advanced Media

Apple Patents Tech to Prevent Distracted Driving

With Apple's automotive projects - Car Play and Siri Eyes Free - rolling out in more vehicles throughout the year, the company has been beefing up its in-car technology suite.

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JD Supra

The Supreme Court Redefines Standing Test for Lanham Act False Advertising Claims

On March 25, 2014, the Supreme Court clarified the standing requirements for false advertising claims brought under the Lanham Act.

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JD Supra

Court Won't Review USPTO Denial of Inter Partes Review

In a decision issued on April 18, 2014, Judge Payne of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia granted the USPTO's motion to dismiss the case brought by Dominion Dealer Solutions, LLC to challenge the USPTO's decisions denying petitions to institute inter partes review of five patents granted to Autoalert, Inc. As I predicted ... (more)

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Law.com

PTO Post-Grant Proceedings? There's an App for That.

Fish & Richardson has married two hot sectors in the technology space: mobile apps and post-grant review before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

IGN

New PlayStation Trademarks: Entwined, Kill Strain

The PlayStation 4 era is still very young, but in support of the new console, Sony hasn't been shy in releasing new IP.

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Related Topix: SCEI, PlayStation 4, SCEE, Video Games, DriveClub, Evolution Studios, Knack, SCEA, SCE Japan Studio, Law, Computers

IGN

Microsoft Applies for 'Eden Falls' Trademark

With less than two months until E3, the trademark applications continue piling up for Microsoft , which filed a listing for "Eden Falls" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on April 16. Spotted on NeoGAF , Microsoft's application for "Eden Falls" doesn't reveal too much information, other than the fact that the trademark is for "entertainment ... (more)

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Related Topix: Law, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games

Eff.org

Patent Office Gives Green Light to EFF Challenge To Podcasting Patent

The patent office has issued its first ruling in our challenge to Personal Audio's so-called podcasting patent.

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Motorcycle.com

Polaris Registers Design for Liquid-Cooled Victory

Polaris Industries has registered a design patent with the European Union for what appears to be a new liquid-cooled Victory motorcycle.

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Related Topix: Victory Motorcycle, Motorcycles, Victory Vegas, Polaris Inds, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Law

Sys-Con Media

Acentia Awarded $2.5 Million Contract from U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

The company will provide software design and development services to develop and implement Phase 2 of the Agency's Cooperative Patent Classification Database project.

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Freshnews

Acentia Awarded $2.5 Million Contract from U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Acentia, a premier provider of technology and management solutions, today announced it was awarded a 1-year, $2.5-million contract by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office .

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The Hill

Be careful tinkering with patent law

When the Senate returns from its current recess the Judiciary Committee is expected to take up a bill by Chairman Patrick Leahy to deter plaintiffs from using patents for the primary purpose of bullying defendants into paying them off to go away.

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Sys-Con Media

Can-Fite Initiates the Development of an A3AR Biomarker Test Kit to...

Can-Fite's A3AR predictive biomarker kit is designed for use at any molecular biology lab prior to treatment to help identify an individual patient's responsiveness to the Company's drugs, thus providing personalized medicine.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Cancer, Health, Biology, Science, Law, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Arthritis, Healthcare Law

Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Washington Post

Changes to patent law bring new business for D.C. intellectual property firm

The America Invents Act has been good to Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, the 130-attorney law firm whose first and only office is in downtown Washington.

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Related Topix: Law, Washington, DC, Science / Technology, Inventions

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