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  1. Tyler federal judge to join Fish & RichardsonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Dallas Morning News

    U.S. District Judge Leonard Davis of the Eastern District of Texas is taking his expertise in complex patent disputes to Fish & Richardson in Dallas when he steps down in May. In an interview, Davis said multiple law firms made inquiries during the past few months, but he decided to practice at Fish because of the firm's strength in intellectual property law and his personal knowledge of some of the partners. "It made sense to go from the busiest patent docket in the U.S. to the busiest patent law firm in the U.S.," he said.

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  2. The Biggest Branding Mistake Small Businesses MakeRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Small Business Trends

    Whether you're just starting a new small business or you're already a successful small business owner, it's very possible that you're about to make biggest branding mistake. Don't feel bad.

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  3. Revision of PTAB PoliciesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Patently Obvious

    USPTO Director Michelle Lee is in the process of making a series of changes to the Patent Trial & Appeal Board . In her comments, Director Lee begins with he wry humor: "In recent appearances I highlighted the popularity of our Patent Trial and Appeal Board America Invents Act trials."

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  4. Document Security Systems, Inc. Announces 2014 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Financial ResultsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Customer Interaction Solutions

    "In 2014, DSS made significant progress towards some of its key goals, including growth and increased profitability in its Printed Products groups, continued development of AuthentiGuard, its brand protection product line, and an evaluation of its operations that should position the company for continued profitability improvement. At the same time, the company faced significant headwinds in its technology management business due to changes in US patent law that resulted in adverse rulings and ultimately significant impairments to our assets."

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  5. USPTO Issues Adverse Judgment Against Dimension, Inc., Cancelling...Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | Freshnews

    TMM, Inc. or is pleased to announce that the Inter Partes Review Petition that TMMI filed with the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board in May 2014 seeking to invalidate the operative claims of Dimension, Inc.'s Patent Number 8,639,053 has resulted in the Board's issuance of a final adverse judgment order against Dimension cancelling each of the 25 operative '053 patent claims of Dimension. Trial was not instituted by the Board on the 5 dependent claims which are unrelated to TMM's proprietary technology and are considered by TMMI to be so narrow that they do not in any way apply to or limit such proprietary technology.

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  6. UW-Milwaukee researchers to lead search for gravitational wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Wisconsin Advanced Technology Advocates, Inc.

    Gehrke & Associates, SC is an intellectual property law firm that assists clients in realizing the value of their intellectual property through patent, trademark, and copyright protection, licensing and portfolio management. Creative Protection An informational blog by Gehrke & Associates, SC that covers copyright and trademark law.

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  7. The New World of Trademark Litigation After The Supreme Court's B&B Hardware DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | JD Supra

    Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a ruling by the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board may be binding on a federal court that later hears the same issue. The Court's decision is likely to significantly affect the way trademark owners litigate their rights.

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  8. Locke Lord QuickStudy: Supreme Court Upends Brand Protection StrategiesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | JD Supra

    In the landmark B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Industries, Inc . case the Supreme Court held that administrative Trademark Trial and Appeal Board decisions on likelihood of confusion may preclude the parties from relitigating the identical issue in federal court.

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  9. Tech-Configuring Packaging - Apple Boxes Will Soon Be Able to Set Up...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Trend Hunter Magazine

    Apple stores are busy places that are most always full of people in need of assistance-but some new high-tech Apple boxes could soon come to the rescue in order to alleviate staff duties and customer concerns. Recently, the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office released details from Apple about a smart packaging technology that would help to set up devices while they're still boxed up in the store.

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  10. RXi Pharmaceuticals Reports Fourth Quarter And Year End 2014...Read the original story

    Sunday | BioSpace

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  11. Eastern District of Texas Federal Judge Leonard Davis to Join Fish & RichardsonRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Market Wire

    Fish & Richardson announced today that Judge Leonard Davis, former Chief Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, will join the firm in May. He will provide the firm's clients around the world with strategic consulting in patent litigation and complex commercial litigation. "Judge Davis is a perfect match for Fish because we are involved in more patent litigation than any other law firm in the country and Judge Davis manages one of the nation's busiest patent dockets," said Ann Cathcart Chaplin , Litigation Practice Group Leader at Fish & Richardson.

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  12. Supreme Court Finds TTAB Rulings On Likelihood Of Confusion May...Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The United States Supreme Court recently issued a game-changing opinion on the authority of the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office's Trademark Trial & Appeal Board . In B&B Hardware Inc. v.

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  13. An Introvert's Guide To Small Talk: Eight Painless TipsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I am the founding attorney of the Law Offices of Christina Park in Seattle. I practice reproductive law, business law, and trademark law.

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  14. Will Supreme Court Issue Preclusion Ruling Give TTAB Decisions More Bite?Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The Supreme Court addressed the preclusive effect of decisions of the USPTO's administrative court, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board , on district court trademark infringement proceedings in B&B Hardware, Inc. v. Hargis Indus., Inc. In its ruling this week, the Court held that a district court should give preclusive effect to a TTAB decision if the ordinary elements of issue preclusion are met.

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  15. Boeing Wants to Make a Protective 'Force Field'Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | News Max

    Boeing has filed a patent for force field technology that could be used to protect military vehicles, civilians jetliners and buildings from explosions, USA Today reported. The system - as Boeing described it to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, which approved it March 17 - would utilize sensors to detect the path of explosive shockwaves.

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  16. Camp Invention coming to Brush High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fort Morgan Times

    Camp Invention, the nation's premier summer enrichment day camp program that is supported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office and the National Inventors Hall of Fame , is coming to Brush High School the week of June 8 - 12, 2015. The weeklong day camp for students entering grades one through six fosters innovation and creativity while also building self-esteem, teamwork, persistence and goal-setting skills.

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  17. Cognate.com Launches Product and Service Name Listing Platform,...Read the original story

    Sunday | PR.com

    A new service from Cognate.com gives companies the ability to list their product and service names and trademark rights, augmenting Cognate's existing trademark documentation platform. Boston, MA, March 29, 2015 -- -- Boston-based startup Cognate has launched a first-of-its kind platform that enables companies to record a claim to each of their product or service names.

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  18. Shaver and Swanson, LLP, our new patent law firmRead the original story

    Sunday | Patent Pending

    Scott Swanson, our Paralegal Amy Hennig, and our Office Manager Dicsie Gullick and I recently started a new law firm, to continue our work in patent and trademark law, as well as litigation involving patents and trademarks. We got my daughter Ciera Shaver to work on the website, and she came up with this cool graphic.

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  19. Norwich-bred broccoli gets patentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Evening News

    The Beneforte broccoli was created by Professor Richard Mithen when he was working at the John Innes Centre during the 1990s. The new broccoli variety is rich in glucoraphanin, a substance which research suggests could help to maintain cardiovascular health and to help reduce the risk of cancer, and is now available in supermarkets in the UK, Europe and USA.

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  20. HIV Positive? Poor? Just Die.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Kos

    How we perceive others determines how they perceive us. I suggest that you watch the video below.

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