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2014-07-17 23:11:17

Copan’s attack was blown away by the District Court Düsseldorf. Guilford, ME (PRWEB) July 17, 2014 At an oral hearing on June 24, 2014 (case no. 4b 176/12), the Court made clear that Puritan’s HydraFlock® and PurFlock Ultra® flocked swab products are flocked differently and do not have Copan’s claimed fiber arrangement. In addition, the Düsseldorf Court, often considered the most important European court for enforcement of patent rights, ordered Copan to reimburse...

2014-06-30 16:24:22

Patent Office Puts Colorado in the National Spotlight as an Innovation Hub DENVER, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) opened its permanent satellite location in Denver. The new office is the second to open out of four satellite offices announced by the USPTO including those in Detroit, Dallas-Fort Worth, and San Jose, Calif. The offices are designed to foster American innovation in the global marketplace, while at the same time help...

2014-06-24 16:26:17

ARLINGTON, Va., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eGlobalTech (eGT), a leading provider in management and IT consulting services for the Federal Government, has been awarded a five year contract with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for services at the Office of the Chief Information Officer under the USPTO requirement for Infrastructure, Design, Engineering, Architecture, and Integration (IDEAI-2). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130509/MM11093LOGO eGT will be...

2014-06-14 23:03:36

Jeff Ballabon joins the Board of Directors of American Innovators for Patent Reform, a trade group that advocates for stronger U.S. patents and more vigorous patent enforcement on behalf of inventors, engineers, researchers, entrepreneurs, patent owners, small businesses, universities, investors, patent attorneys, patent agents, patent brokers, tech transfer managers and licensing executives. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) June 14, 2014 American Innovators for Patent Reform (AIPR), an industry...

2014-05-26 23:01:47

MarketReportsOnline.com adds "Patent Applications of the Flexible Wearable Computer Industry, 1Q 2014" report to its research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 This research report presents the recent quarter review of the patent applications in the flexible wearable computer industry. The report, which is based on the survey of USPTO database, includes patent application volume—both overall and by assignee country, assignee rankings, IPC rankings, and USPC rankings....

2014-04-21 12:29:58

FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acentia, a premier provider of technology and management solutions, today announced it was awarded a 1-year, $2.5-million contract by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The company will provide software design and development services to develop and implement Phase 2 of the Agency's Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Database project. The CPC effort is a joint partnership between the USPTO and the European...

2014-03-12 20:24:26

OTTAWA, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - On March 7, 2014, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) issued an initial Office Action as part of an Ex Parte re-examination proceeding involving Standard Innovation's We-Vibe patent (U.S. Patent No. 7,931,605). This proceeding was initiated by Lelo, Inc. (Lelo) as yet another attempt to circumvent the US International Trade Commission (ITC) ruling last year that found Lelo infringed the We-Vibe patent. Despite Lelo's...

2014-03-06 04:22:27

BRUSSELS, Belgium, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Almost a quarter of all European patent filings originate from the US -- US patent filings in Europe grew by 2.8% to highest figure ever -- General Electric and Qualcomm biggest patent filers from the US -- US companies strongest in medical technology and IT sector -- EPO President Benoit Battistelli: "Europe is a premier hub of innovation." Patent filings at the European Patent Office (EPO) hit a new...

2014-03-06 04:20:11

BRUSSELS, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - European Patent Office announces record numbers of patent filings and patent grants - UK applicants were granted 2% more European patents, but patent filings decreased by 3% over previous year - UK is ninth country at the EPO with 2% of total patent filings - Samsung tops company list at the EPO - Unilever, BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce top three UK companies -...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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