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2 hrs ago | The TTABlog
The U.S. Court of Appeal for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that Section 37 of the Lanham Act does not provide an independent cause of action for cancellation of a trademark registration.
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7 hrs ago | Government Executive
The White House is recruiting a third round of non-government technologists to tackle thorny government problems on a short term basis, according to a notice posted on Thursday .
11 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions
Ensysce Biosciences Inc. announced today that the U.S. Patent Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for U.S. Patent Application No.
11 hrs ago | International Business Times
Recent report suggested the next MacBook Air will feature pressure sensitive touch buttons and trackpad, including a two-sided display.
15 hrs ago | Entrepreneur Magazine
Most startups aren't so special, I recently wrote , because every startup needs customers to survive.
16 hrs ago | I-Newswire.com
You would hope that someone couldn't just go down to the Patent Office and "borrow" your Patent, but that is exactly what happened to DefensTech Patent #6806212.
17 hrs ago | BayStreet.ca
MONTCLAIR, N.J. / ACCESSWIRE / March 6, 2014 / MetaStat, Inc. , a life science company focused on understanding and treating systemic metastasis, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office issued on February 4, 2014, U.S. Patent No.
21 hrs ago | JD Supra
The USPTO has issued new patent subject matter eligibility guidelines to aid examiners in applying the principles of Myriad and Prometheus to any claim "reciting or involving laws of nature/natural principles, natural phenomena, and/or natural products."
Now I have been to Cleveland a couple of times and I can't say I actually saw this rocking take place.
A retail space at San Jose City Hall that has sat vacant since 2005 could be filled - but not by a retail user.
My sister and I invented a gadget, and we're trying to get a patent. The application process seems arbitrary and even capricious, but our patent attorney assures us this is not unusual.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has appointed a top lawyer at AOL Inc as its general counsel, the agency confirmed Wednesday.
A battle royale has been quietly roiling over the St. Louis Brewery Co.' s application for a federal trademark for the Schlafly beer brand name.
Editor's Note: Jeffrey W. Childers and Ryan K. Simmons are members of the Intellectual Property Practice Group at Ward and Smith, P.A. The U.S. patent system was dramatically altered in 2013 with the full implementation of the America Invents Act .
As innovation becomes increasingly, globally relevant, it's critical that businesses keep an eye on what's happening with innovation initiatives on a macro level.
One difficulty with the US patent system is that the same rules of patentability are sometimes determined by a judge, other times by a jury, and, of course, most often by a patent examiner.
Apple has been issued a new patent by the USPTO that outlines an interesting new feature that could one day make it to mobile phone users.