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2 hrs ago | JD Supra

Harley-Davidson Booze Coming Soon?

With the 74th Anniversary of the famous Sturgis Motorcycle Rally less than a week away, it seemed like a good time to check in on recent Harley-Davidson trademark activity at the USPTO.

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Related Topix: Motorcycles, Harley-Davidson Motorcycle, Law, Drink, Cocktails, Beer

3 hrs ago | Improbable Research

Sexual appliances have subclass, says the Patent Office

"SEXUAL APPLIANCE" is the official name of the US Patent and Trademark Office's Class 600, Subclass 38 .

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Related Topix: Law, Science / Technology, Inventions

8 hrs ago | ABA Journal

Solos sometimes need help hiring help

Solo attorney Erik Pelton has gradually refined his methods of recruiting office help, including creating an employment contract and employee rules of conduct.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, Law, Fairfax, VA

9 hrs ago | Business Journal

Soulard business owner calls Bitcoin 'wave of the future': TechFlash 7 things

The White House Office of Science and Technology, through the Missouri Division of Workforce Development and U.S. Department of Labor, has awarded Kansas City a $500,000 grant to help train IT professionals.

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Related Topix: Missouri, Alternative, Law, Employment / Labor Law

12 hrs ago | IPKat

Daylight robbery, value for money and patent renewals: it's time to talk

The IPKat and Merpel regularly receive vast quantities of marketing literature. Much of it is plainly irrelevant to the content of an IP weblog and some of it, while relevant to the subject, is of insufficient interest or significance to mention to our readership.

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Related Topix: Marketing, Law

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Patently Obvious

Trade Secrets, Trademarks, and Interstate Commerce

Society should always question rules where the rule-maker is not itself bound by the rules.

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Related Topix: Privacy, Law

Slashdot

Bose Sues New Apple Acquisition Beats Over Patent Violations

Bose has taken issue with some of the technology embodied in products in Apple's newly acquired Beats line of headphones.

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Related Topix: Headphones, Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KSL-TV

4. Cease and desist, San Diego Comic-Con tells ...

San Diego Comic-Con sent a letter saying Salt Lake Comic Con must "cease and desist" from using "Comic Con" in their name.

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Related Topix: Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Diamonds.net

USPTO Approves 'DayDream,' 'Yesterday. Today. Forever.,' 'Ring of Fire'

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office granted the trademark "DayDream" to H.E. Murdock Co.

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Related Topix: Law

Patently Obvious

USPTO Moves to Strongly Enforce Eligibility Limitations

Earlier this summer, the Supreme Court decided the subject matter eligibility case of Alice Corp. v.

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Related Topix: Law, Science / Technology, Inventions, CPU

EPO Website News

Nominations for the European Inventor Award 2015 open

Who are going to be the successors to Artur Fischer and the five other exceptional inventors who were presented with the European Inventor Award in Berlin on 17 June 2014? The European Patent Office is now calling for submissions of nominations for the European Inventor Award 2015.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Law

WPTV Local News

Fort Pierce novelty firm sues 'Duck Dynasty'

A Fort Pierce novelty merchandising company is suing A&E Television Networks claiming its hugely popular show "Duck Dynasty" is violating U.S. law by using the trademarked phrase "My Favorite Color is Camo," according to a news release and court papers.

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Related Topix: Duck Dynasty, Entertainment, Television, Law

National Public Radio

At Washington's Training Camp, Fierce Fans Are Split On Name Change

The Washington Redskins are kicking off their training camp more than a month after the football team's name was deemed offensive to Native Americans by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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Related Topix: Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

TV Technology

Anticipating the Next Generation of TV Call-In Shows

Media Executive and Inventor Tom Wolzien had an idea for a new type of TV talk show that includes the ability for fans around the world to call in and participate.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Law, Cameras

JD Supra

Stewart Title Guaranty Co. v. Segin Software, LLC

On April 12, 2013, Segin Software sued Stewart Title and several other parties for infringement of U.S. Patent No.

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Related Topix: Law, Computers

Ubergizmo

iOS Engages 'Do Not Disturb' Mode When You Are Active

While Samsung looks on enviously in Nokia's direction at the number of patents that they hold , here we are with yet another patent revealed by Apple, where it will adjust iOS notifications that are based on a user's physical activity.

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Related Topix: Law, Gadgets

BioSpace

MYOS Receives Notice Of Allowance Of U.S. Patent Application For...

MYOS Corporation , an emerging biotherapeutics and bionutrition company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of products that improve muscle health and performance, announced today that it recently received a Notice of Allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for U.S. Patent Application Serial No.

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Related Topix: Law, Inventions, Science / Technology

MacReport Media RSS Feed

PetVivo Announces Expansion of Licensing & Planned Merger...

PetVivo Announces Expansion of Licensing & Planned Merger Partner's Patent Portfolio Through the Issuance of a Notice of Allowance by USPTO.

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Related Topix: Law, Medicine, Arthritis, Health, Minneapolis, MN

Dundalk Eagle

County commission acts to preserve two local landmarks

The futures of two historic buildings in southeast Baltimore County were discussed at the public meeting of the Baltimore County Landmark Preservation Commission in June.

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Related Topix: Baltimore County, MD, Edgemere, MD, African-American, Law

Wed Jul 23, 2014

JD Supra

Federal Circuit Says Commission Must Toe the Line in Invisalign ITC Case

In Align Technology, Inc. v. International Trade Commission , the Federal Circuit held that ITC action that violated ITC's own regulations warranted vacatur under the Administrative Procedures Act.

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Related Topix: Law

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