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4 hrs ago | JD Supra

10 Important Points to Note When Filing a Utility Patent Application in the United States

The inventor , the applicant and his or her attorney and others involved in preparation or prosecution of the application have a duty of candor in dealing with the United States Patent and Trademark Office , which is specifically set out in the declaration signed by the applicant.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

WPTV Local News

Flickr gets millions of historical photos

The pictures have been scanned in to the site's Internet archive page and are in the public domain, so anyone is free to use them.

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Patently Obvious

Calling Patent Attorneys to Pro Bono

The complexity of patent law and the restrictions on who is permitted to practice have served patent attorneys well - with the resulting generous incomes.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Bangor Daily News

ALS Association backs down on 'Ice Bucket' trademark attempt

In the wake of criticism over its attempt to trademark the words "ice bucket challenge," the ALS Association said it is withdrawing its applications from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

JD Supra

Claim Scope Based on Claim Construction Submitted in IDS

Addressing the doctrine of prosecution disclaimer, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit affirmed a district court's summary judgment of non-infringement, finding that an applicant's stipulation submitted with an Information Disclosure Statement during prosecution can limit claim scope.

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Hispanic Business

BioBlast Pharma Reports Second Quarter Financial Results

R&D expenses consist primarily of costs associated with the preclinical and clinical development of product candidates.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Law

Core77 design blog

Who Knew? The Wearable Chair Was Actually Invented 37 Years Ago

So it looks like the honor of Design Crossover Hit of the Week goes to Noonee's Chairless Chair , and while the mainstream media took to hailing it as a futuristic exoskeletal paramedical breakthrough, it so happens that the basic idea dates back to the late 70's.

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jdsupra.com

An Inexpensive Alternative to Patent Litigation

The America Invents Act , passed in September 2011, provides additional procedures to challenge the validity of patents in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office .

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Sys-Con Media

Stem Cell Products Market & Therapies 2014 Research: Opportunities, Tools, and Technologies

Full-year 2013 analysis determines the size of the stem cell research products market to be .

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Hispanic Business

Cellular Dynamics Awarded U.S. Patent Covering Automated Production...

8,815,585 on the automated production of human pluripotent stem cells, including induced pluripotent stem cells .

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Eff.org

Magical Drug Wins EFF's Stupid Patent of the Month

Last December, the Patent Office issued Patent No. 8,609,915 on a "potent drug" that "rebukes cancer, cancer cells, and kills cancer."

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Customer Interaction Solutions

Onxeo Strengthens Beleodaq Patent Protection in the U.S. Until 2027

SA , an innovative company specialized in the development of drugs for orphan oncology diseases, today announced that the U.S. Patent Office will grant a new patent for Beleodaq on September 16th 2014.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Lymphoma, Health

Los Angeles Times

Apple patent application details smartwatch wireless charging

A patent application by Apple detailing a wireless charging system that could be used for a smartwatch was published Thursday.

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Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA, iPhone, Law

The Washington Post

White House picks D.C. attorney Danny Marti to be the next a oeIP czara oe

The White House announced Thursday that is nominating a new Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator, known colloquially as the "IP czar."

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JD Supra

Washington Redskins Challenge the Constitutionality of Section 2(a) of the Lanham Act

The Washington Redskins trademark controversy is far from over. Despite the fact that certain news and sports commentators and mainstream newspapers and organizations have announced that they will no longer use the term "Redskins" when reporting on the National League football team, and the fact that a variety of public figures, including President ... (more)

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Ars Technica

ALS group moves to trademark "ice bucket challenge" viral sensation

Unless you've been living in a sensory-deprivation chamber for the past few weeks, you've heard of the "ice bucket challenge" being shown off on all types of social media.

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The Washington Post

Can the ALS Association trademark the a oeice bucket challengea oe? Ita s going to try.

Members of the Tyler Fire Department dump buckets of ice on Mayor Martin Heines, center, his daughter, Isabelle, 8, and wife, Michelle, last week in front of City Hall in Tyler, Texas.

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Sun-Star

I.Protect: Converse

UNIVERSAL Rubber Products, Inc. filed an application with the then Philippine Patent Office for registration of the trademark "UNIVERSAL CONVERSE AND DEVICE" used on rubber shoes and rubber slippers.

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CNET News.com

Apple seeks patent for dock that gives iPhone super strength

The technology lets users plug an iPhone into a dock with the Lightning connector and not worry about how much force or torque they place on it to remove the device.

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DVDCreation Reviews

Sensorstream Aims "To Put a Computer on Every Wrist"

USPTO grants allowance to Sensorstream for its circular smart watch case design, commercially dubbed "Pi"; Founder Tom Rapko believes smart watch adoption rate will rival all previous consum... /PRNewswire/ -- Sensorstream is pleased to announce the successful allowance of its smart watch case design featuring a circular display from the USPTO and ... (more)

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