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  1. Junior to Mid-level Patent Attorney with IP experienceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Monster.com

    Thank you for your interest in the Junior to Mid-level Patent Attorney with IP experience. To begin the application process, please enter your information below.

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  2. Apple granted patent for iPhone snap-on game controller and keyboardRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TrustedReviews

    Apple has been granted a patent for some iPhone snap-on game controller and keyboard accessories. The US Patent and Trademark Office has granted Apple a patent for an iPhone gaming accessory that snaps onto your iPhone.

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  3. Life as a patent examiner according to the EPO - paid-for article in the New ScientistRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | IPKat

    Fresh from publishing the thoughts of a former member of the Boards of Appeal of the European Patent Office, Merpel just noticed this article: A day in the life of a patent examiner appearing in the New Scientist. Merpel was immediately struck by the byline " The interview was produced by New Scientist in conjunction with the European Patent Office, which paid for it to be produced.

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  4. EXpressLO LLC Releases New Specimen Preparation SolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    New Aspiratoa module improves speed, accuracy and repeatability for focused ion beam ex situ specimen lift out, and facilitates optimal specimen placement on unique ExpressLOa grids. EXpressLO LLC, provider of specimen preparation solutions for focused ion beam , announces the release of the Aspiratoa lift out module for the EXpressLOa ex situ lift out station.

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  5. Hasbro Planning A "Gobots" Movie?Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Dark Horizons News

    Hasbro has reportedly filed documents to the United States Patent & Trademark Office for a new GoBots trademark under "distribution of motion pictures, ongoing television programs" and "toys, games and playthings, namely, toy vehicles and accessories for use therewith" according to Transformers news site TFW2005 . GoBots were a toyline and Hanna-Barbera animated series in 1980s, kind of a less well known but still popular "Transformers" clone that was produced by Tonka.

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  6. Pharma and Biotech Getting in the Postgrant IP GameRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Law.com

    By now it's well-known that the postgrant proceedings implemented with the America Invents Act have had a huge impact on the patent practices of companies in the technology and electronics fields. But the proceedings also have significantly altered the patent strategies used by in-house lawyers in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sectors, according to a new survey.

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  7. Lawsuit Pending in George Strait Ticket MishapRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | KHGI

    A mother and son duo from Kearney accused of taking tens-of-thousands of dollars from George Strait fans and leaving them ticketless. Now a year later, the state is taking them to court.

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  8. Best of 2009: Keeping it real - the ultimate use in commerceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Likelihood of Confusion

    The TTABlogA reports , again, on the fraud issue, but that's not what interests me here so much this time. Rather, it's the question of the lifecycle of a trademark's " use in commerce " status when plotted against that of a specific product which may no longer be manufactured, but which arguably may have trademark significance.

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  9. Can the Seahawks Really Trademark the Number 12?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | FindLaw

    The Super Bowl-bound Seattle Seahawks are reportedly trying to use their infamous "12th Man" home-crowd advantage to lead the team to victory at the cash register as well on the field by trademarking several uses of the number "12." The number "12" -- in reference to the Seattle fans' role as the "12th Man" on the team, after the 11 players on the field -- is just one of the terms the team has trademarked or is trying to, reports The Seattle Times .

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  10. TSA and Inspectors Tussle Over Redactions in JFK Cyber AuditRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Government Executive

    The US government is the world's largest spender on space access, so its contracts remain a key point of competition for space companies already battling for private satellite business. The US government is the world's largest spender on space access, so its contracts remain a key point of competition for space companies already battling for private satellite business.

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  11. VA's System for Managing IT Projects Comes Under ScrutinyRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Government Executive

    The US government is the world's largest spender on space access, so its contracts remain a key point of competition for space companies already battling for private satellite business. The US government is the world's largest spender on space access, so its contracts remain a key point of competition for space companies already battling for private satellite business.

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  12. imgPatent TrollingRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | National Conference of State Legislatures

    While patent law is traditionally a federal issue, in May 2013, Vermont became the first state to pass legislation to attempt to halt patent trolling. In total, 18 states have enacted legislation on this topic since 2013.

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  13. SpaceX Founder Drops Lawsuit Against Air Force, Will Compete for Future Satellite ContractsRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Government Executive

    The US government is the world's largest spender on space access, so its contracts remain a key point of competition for space companies already battling for private satellite business. The US government is the world's largest spender on space access, so its contracts remain a key point of competition for space companies already battling for private satellite business.

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  14. News Flash! Exxon Patents Selling EnergyRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | JD Supra

    With all of the concern about patents on business methoods run amok, and patent trolls patenting the mere application of age old ideas on the Internet, with the intense scrutiny that that USPTO appears to have placed on business methods patents, including the unprecedented step of withdrawing applications from issuance, with all of the recent concern about the Sensitive Application Warning System that is supposed to flag applications that if issued could be controversial and subject the USPTO to undesired calumny and scorn, and which specifically includes business method applications held by highly visible public companies, with all that, how does this happen: Oddly, this patent does not yet show up on Google Patents even though it was issued over three months ago.

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  15. Best of 2009: The best of the best. Of the bestest.Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Likelihood of Confusion

    Only Marc Randazza can put certain things in certain ways - and on those occasions when he's actually right ), man, he's right on. Well, he's right on today in this latest demonstration of the Streisand Effect .

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  16. January 2015: EU Litigation UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JD Supra

    The EPO's Enlarged Board of Appeals Hears Tomatoes/Broccoli II. On October 27, 2014 the Enlarged Board of Appeals of the European Patent Office heard the two appeals against the Opposition Division's decisions to allow product claims on certain types of tomatoes and broccolis following the referrals made in both instances by the respective Technical Boards of Appeals .

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  17. The U.S. Supreme Court's Increasing Involvement In Patent LawRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | JD Supra

    In 1982, the U.S. congress formed a new specialised appeals court, the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, or "CAFC," and transferred responsibility for patent appeals from the various regional courts of appeal to this new court. One goal of establishing the CAFC was to bring uniformity and predictability to U.S. patent law, since consolidating responsibility for patent law at the CAFC would create a single line of binding precedents in patent cases.

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  18. 1/29 5:30pm - 7:30pm Inventors Club of Northeast ArkansasRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | ArkansasBusiness.com

    The Inventors Club of Northeast Arkansas will host its January meeting on Thursday, January 29th, at 5:30 p.m. at Wild Hog BBQ, located in the Highland Center strip mall at 2810 E Highland Dr. Below is the meeting agenda: Steve Schrantz, from Schrantz Law Firm in Jonesboro, will talk about the "Design Patent, What it is and How to file."

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  19. Company seeks rights to names of iconic Grand Canyon lodgesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    This Oct. 22, 2012 file photo shows a view from the South Rim of the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona. For those who know and love the Grand Canyon, the names of its historic lodges are synonymous with the national park itself.

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  20. Lessons from the USPTO's Forum on Subject Matter EligibilityRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | JD Supra

    On January 21, 2015, the United States Patent and Trademark Office held a public forum to discuss recent developments in subject matter eligibility, particularly the USPTO's 2014 Interim Eligibility Guidance . Here we summarize some of the important points that were raised during the Eligibility Forum.

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