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2013-03-27 23:02:54

IP.com's InnovationQ increases efficiency of searches for USPTO´s patent examiners. Fairport, NY (PRWEB) March 27, 2013 IP.com, a provider of services and solutions that help clients publish, aggregate, analyze, and monetize their intellectual property, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has subscribed to its InnovationQ® service. The United States Patent and Trademark Office will leverage InnovationQ to increase the efficiency of its patent...

2013-01-04 05:01:46

Drastic growth in intellectual property demands backgrounds in science and technology. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 03, 2013 According to Forbes, “Intellectual property (IP) has become one of the most important resources in the 21st century.” IP-intensive industries accounted for about $5.06 trillion in value, or 34.8 percent of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP), in 2010, according to a 2012 study by the Economics & Statistics Administration and United States Patent and...

2012-12-28 05:04:05

Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. (GTT Group), the world leader in patent transaction advisory and patent analysis services, releases the Q3 2012 Patent Market Index (PMI), an index tracking patent transaction activity and trends in the patent marketplace. The Q3 2012 PMI continues the steady growth trend set since Q3 2009, growing 13.1 points in Q3 2012 over the previous quarter. Portland, OR (PRWEB) December 27, 2012 Global Technology Transfer Group, Inc. (GTT Group), the world...

2012-11-23 12:20:42

DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Patent Lawsuit Settled,West Interactive a subsidiary of West Corporation has licensed Voice2form patent #6,738,740 (B1) Ken Barash, a pioneer in voice recognition applications, and CEO of Voice2Form, is pleased to announce that a patent lawsuit over U.S. Patent No. 6,738,740, which he invented, has settled. Over a decade ago, Ken developed a novel approach to completing text documents using voice recognition systems. "I realized that...

Apple Page Turning Patent Approved
2012-11-18 05:40:34

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Believe it or not, the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Apple exclusive rights to technology that simulates the act of turning a page on e-readers, tablet computers, and other digital devices. According to Nick Bilton of the New York Times, the USPTO granted the Cupertino, California-based tech giant's application for patent D670,713, entitled “Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user...

2012-10-15 15:24:47

Coming to Arlington, Va., Friday; Live Webcast Also Available WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Are you ready for the biggest change in patent law in more than 140 years? Find out how you can protect yourself in light of the America Invents Act with a "Workshop on How the AIA Will Affect Best Business Practices." Sponsored by the IEEE Intellectual Property Professionals Initiative, the event will be hosted by George Mason University on Friday, 19 October from 9...

2012-07-02 14:23:28

Southwest Based Office Will Streamline Patent Process for Innovators WASHINGTON, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TechNet, the bipartisan policy and political network of CEOs that promotes the growth of the innovation economy, today celebrated the announcement of the Dallas-Forth Worth regional branch of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). "Texas is key to serving our nation's business innovators and leaders, with the second greatest number of US-origin patents -...

2012-03-13 06:27:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoDex LLC, a North Carolina based technology company, announced today the issuance to it by the US Patent Office of patent number 8,135,735 that covers relevance annotations being displayed and used in search engine results. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110510/MM98298-b ) GeoDex®, the search technology company, allows users to tip-off search results that they have found relevant to others on the web. The patent is...

2012-03-01 08:00:00

New Study Examines Intellectual Property Applications by Gender, Link to Women Entrepreneurs WASHINGTON, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The number of women awarded patents has soared over the last several decades far beyond previously reported figures, and the percentage of trademarks granted to women has more than doubled, a new study commissioned by the National Women's Business Council found. The study found that women had a higher representation among trademark holders...

2012-02-28 09:52:10

US Patent and Trademark Office Director Kappos speaks on changes, improvements to patent process Speaking at the Inaugural Annual Conference of the National Academy of Inventors ® (NAI), held Feb. 16-17 at the University of South Florida in Tampa, David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, spoke on changes and improvements at the USPTO since he was appointed director by President Barack Obama in...