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  1. IT Digest: Silent Circle takes over Blackphone; patent nominee advancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Silent Circle, creator of the encrypted Blackphone, has received a fresh infusion of cash from private investors and assumed full ownership of its flagship product, the company said last week. Silent Circle co-developed the phone with Madrid-based Geeksphone.

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  2. Subject Matter Relationships: the need for strictness, complexity and fuzzinessRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IPKat

    Valentine's Day made this Kat think about relationships: the cruelty, the complexity and the cuddles. This progressed to patent law and how subject matter 'relates' to other subject matter.

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  3. Ramp Sports Awarded U.S. Patent on Ski and Snowboard Manufacturing TechnologyRead the original story

    Yesterday | SportsOneSource.com

    Ski and snowboard manufacturer Ramp Sports has been awarded a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on its ski and snowboard molding process. Ramp's newly patented technology bypasses the mold development process traditionally required for ski and snowboard manufacturing resulting in a "significant" advancement within the snow sports industry.

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  4. Review: 'The Monopolists,' by Mary PilonRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    NONFICTION: The fascinating history of the game of Monopoly, framed by a David and Goliath-style legal battle between an idealistic game inventor and a corporate empire. It's hard to imagine a board game more representative of U.S. history than Monopoly, with its land-grabbing gameplay and capitalist objectives.

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  5. Landslide Victory for Emerging Home Security Company Against Industry...Read the original story

    Yesterday | PRWeb

    A West Palm Beach, Florida jury quickly returned a verdict in favor of Alarm Protection Technology on all counts for alleged violations raised by ADT, including trademark infringement and fraudulent and deceptive sales practices by its representatives under the Lanham Act. The verdict sends an important message that the small, honest business owner cannot be bullied by a large corporation who wants to stifle fair competition.

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  6. Apple Release Roundup: Enterprice App Sharing Plus Face Time, Apple TV, iPhone 7 PeriscopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | International Business Times

    Apple's patent filings and grants remain a good source of information on upcoming technologies and products from the company. In a recent series of grants spotted, it appears apple is working on an Apple TV conference room mode, enterprise app sharing with FaceTime and iPhone periscope camera.

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  7. EFF Tells the Supreme Court that Patent Law Shouldn't Reward AmbiguityRead the original story

    Yesterday | Eff.org

    EFF submitted an amicus brief to the Supreme Court yesterday in Commil v. Cisco , a patent case that asks whether having a "good-faith belief" that a patent is invalid means that someone can't induce infringement of a patent.

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  8. Stupid Patent of the Month: Attorney "Inventor" Games the SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Eff.org

    The worst patent trolls bring weak cases and use the cost of defending a lawsuit as leverage to force settlements. A company called Joao Bock Transaction Systems LLC has elevated this business model to an art form.

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  9. Sonic ponders Kevin Durant-branded slushesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    Sonic has moved to trademark names for a potential new new product line called "Kevin Durant's Signature Slushes" as well as a frozen drink called an "The All Star Slush." The Oklahoma City-based drive-in company filed documents with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office earlier this month to trademark the new line of slushes, as well as The All Star Slush "As part of the relationship with Kevin Durant, he will collaborate on product innovation and promotion with us on new and existing menu items," the company said in a statement.

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  10. Amazon Has Filed a New Patent to Deliver Products Even...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheBlaze.com

    Amazon.com appears to be looking at "mobile manufacturing" as a new way to get customers the items they want even faster. The company filed an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office February 19 in what looks like another effort to speed up deliveries.

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  11. Yazdianpour v. Safeblood Technologies IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | FindLaw

    Hamid YAZDIANPOUR; Faisal Ali Mousa al Naqbi, Plaintiffs-Appellants v. SAFEBLOOD TECHNOLOGIES, INC.; Jim Limbird; Charles Worden, Jr.; Charles Worden, Sr., Defendants-Appellees.

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  12. Gilead Sciences Inc v. LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | FindLaw

    GILEAD SCIENCES, INC., Plaintiff-Appellant v. Michelle K. LEE, Deputy Director, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Acting Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property, Defendant-Appellee.

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  13. Barry Callebaut wins patent for reduced fat chocolateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Confectionery News

    Following the patent, the company will now produce milk chocolate with only 25% of fat by weight, versus 36% fat in a comparable chocolate. Calorie reduction is a big challenge in chocolate as both fat and sugar needs to be reduced, but reducing the fat content has bigger impact on calories than reducing sugar, said the company.

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  14. A Slip of the Pen May Cost You Your IPRRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    The Patent Office is getting inter partes review petitions by the boat load. See, e.g., .

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  15. I.D. Systems Receives Allowance for Cargo-Sensor PatentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Transport Topics

    I.D. Systems Inc., provider of the VeriWise brand of asset-tracking technology, said it has received a notice of allowance from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for a pending patent on a cargo-sensing system for dry van trailers and intermodal containers. The system, which integrates a battery-powered, light-based sensor with an ultrasonic cargo detector, is designed to enhance the accuracy of cargo sensing while maximizing the device's battery life and providing loaded or unloaded status without an external door sensor.

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  16. FLAG Therapeutics Issued Key Patent for Lead CompoundRead the original story

    Friday | PR Log

    FLAG Therapeutics Announces the Issuance of a New US Patent That Includes Composition of Matter on Their Bi-Specific Lead Candidate for Oncology. PRLog - Feb. 27, 2015 - RALEIGH, N.C. -- RALEIGH, N.C., February 26, 2015 - FLAG Therapeutics Inc. today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has issued U.S. Patent No.

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  17. TAKETEN and TAKE10! Can Coexist Without Confusion - In Re St. Helena HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    The U. S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reversed the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board's decision, concluding that the trademark TAKETEN used for a residential health improvement program can co-exist with the mark TAKE 10! used for printed health material relating to an initiative encouraging schools to provide physical activity programs. In Re St. Helena Hospital , Case No.

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  18. Aereo assets sold, for a pittanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | CED

    And thus ends one of the more interesting technological digressions of recent years. The few assets that Aereo had left were auctioned off and brought in less than $2 million, far, far less than what the defunct company had hoped to reap from the sale.

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  19. Fifty-Six Hope Road Music, Ltd. v. A.V.E.L.A., Inc. - USCA, Ninth Circuit, February 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | JD Supra

    Following jury verdict on Lanham Act claim in favor of entity owned by Bob Marley's children, Ninth Circuit affirms denial of defendants' motion for judgment as matter of law, finding that trial evidence supported jury's finding that defendants' use of Marley's image on T-shirts and other merchandise constituted false endorsement and rejecting argument that allowing plaintiffs to vindicate false endorsement claim based on use of deceased celebrity's persona essentially creates federal right of publicity. This appeal stems from a dispute regarding the unauthorized production and sale of T-shirts and other merchandise bearing reggae legend Bob Marley's image.

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  20. At EPO, Patent Oppositions To High-Priced Gilead Hepatitis C Drug Pile UpRead the original story

    Friday | Intellectual Property Watch

    According to a public health advocacy group, there are now as many as 10 oppositions filed at the European Patent Office against the Gilead company's patent on sofosbuvir, a treatment for hepatitis C. The group has compiled a table showing the filings with links to the documents.

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