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2012-02-28 09:52:10

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 August, 2009.

2011-04-26 10:57:00

Industry, government, and academic experts will address the nexus of IP and green technology WASHINGTON, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In partnership with the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and in collaboration with the Science Diplomats' Club, Washington, D.C., Diplomacy Matters Institute is organizing a one-day conference on Intellectual Property (IP) protection for green technology development and commercialization. While the announcement of the event is timed to...

2010-09-28 09:15:00

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, September 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- One of the US Government's leading officials in intellectual property (IP) has been announced as the keynote speaker at the 2010 CPA Global Conference in October.

2009-06-18 17:12:00

WASHINGTON, June 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Patent Fairness (CPF) issued the following statement regarding the nomination of David J.


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bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.