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59 min ago | EETimes
I am humbled by vast stretches of gray area in the field of patents I see as I sit in on the second big Apple v.
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4 hrs ago | Baltimore Jewish Times
After reading the beautiful words of Barbara Bloom in the JT about her late husband, Leonard Bloom, I had to add a tribute to my friend.
Colleges and universities have been amassing a trove of registered trademarks in recent years-and not just for the traditional marks that represent their names and athletic team insignias.
Google has filed a new patent application with the U.S. Patent Office for a contact lens, which comes embedded with a tiny camera.
The regional U.S. Patent Office planned at San Jose City Hall won't be a direct financial windfall for the city, but it will be huge for the local economy -- all of the Bay Area, actually.
Spring Consulting Group announced today that they have been issued U.S. Patent No.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on Wednesday published two Apple patent applications , both titled "Gesture entry techniques," that together form the basis of a device unlocking feature in which a user draws a pattern on screen with the help of illuminated discs.
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is lining up sources of IT services to meet the storage, engineering and virtualization demands from a huge upsurge in the number of patent applications it anticipates will be filed in the next three years.
Recently, Hal Wegner has been circulating and commenting upon the qualifications of patent law professors.
A few weeks back, the USPTO published TiVo's latest patent: Program Shortcuts , which is effectively an update to their 2009 patent .
Bob wrote: It could be said, "Old ideas never die. They just fade away." The USPTO situation reminds me of the 1970's TV show Welcome Back, Kotter .
Microsoft has apparently filed a trademark application for a new game called "Screamride."
Denver may be an hour or so away from Colorado Springs, but for Pikes Peak area residents looking for patent information and help, it's a lot better than traveling more than 1,600 miles to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's headquarters in Alexandria, Va.
Specific patent information enclosed with the Notice of Allowance included: designs, develops and sells mercury-free lighting products using its proprietary ESL technology.
The provisional patent application, filed with the US Patent and Trademark Office on , describes a Continuously Varying Cross-sectional Subcell method to enhance standard eigenmode expansion calculation techniques, particularly in waveguide structures with continuously-varying cross sections or material properties.
While Google has announced that it will open its Glass Explorer program - at least for a day - the search giant could be "looking" beyond the glasses and toward contact lenses.