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2014-07-10 08:32:33

Patent Education Series Patent Bar Review course now includes in-depth tracking, MPEP search guide and quizzes, chapter ranking system, online video training, and 3 different plans users can choose from DENVER, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patent Education Series has announced new features to their Patent Bar Review course to help users pass the Patent Bar exam more quickly and conveniently than ever before. The course has been around since 2001 and has helped hundreds of individuals prepare...

2014-07-01 12:33:08

HSINCHU, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macronix International Co., Ltd. (TSE: 2337) and Macronix America, Inc., global leaders in non-volatile memory solutions, announced that they have filed a new patent infringement complaint against Spansion, Inc., Spansion LLC, Spansion (Thailand) Ltd. and certain of their customers with the U.S. International Trade Commission ("ITC") for infringement of four Macronix patents covering separate aspects of non-volatile memory devices, including flash...

2014-06-30 08:35:02

ObjectVideo's '912 Patent successfully emerges from Patent Office Reexamination; Second of two seminal ObjectVideo Metadata patents in Reexam to pass review. RESTON, Va., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ObjectVideo, Inc. ("OV"), a leading provider of video analytics solutions announced today that the second of two of its seminal metadata patents in Reexamination successfully emerged after review by the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO")....

2014-06-20 23:01:09

Lawyers for both sides in a case under consideration by the United States Supreme Court have cited a book by a professor at The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. Professor Daryl Lim’s book, Patent Misuse and Antitrust: Empirical, Doctrinal and Policy Perspectives, has been used in briefs about a dispute over royalties from a superhero toy. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 Lawyers for both sides in a case under consideration by the United States Supreme Court have cited a book by a professor at...

2014-06-16 23:05:43

The Supreme Court recently overturned the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in two unanimous decisions. These decisions make it harder for patent owners to pursue opportunistic litigation says intellectual property law Professor Daryl Lim of The John Marshall Law School in Chicago. (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 The Supreme Court recently overturned the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in two unanimous decisions. These decisions make it harder for patent owners to pursue...

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...

2014-06-13 23:06:13

American Innovators for Patent Reform – a coalition of inventors, universities, small businesses and patent practitioners that promotes stronger patents and more vigorous patent enforcement – opposes the proposed “Trade Protection Not Troll Protection” Act because it is anti-innovation and serves special interest groups. New York, N.Y. (PRWEB) June 13, 2014 American Innovators for Patent Reform (AIPR), an industry group representing small patent owners – start-ups, R&D...

2014-06-10 12:35:58

TAMPA, Fla., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) today announced the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2013. The list, based on data obtained from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, recognizes the important role patents play in university research. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130107/DC37896LOGO The NAI and IPO compile the list each year by...

2014-06-03 08:39:47

ObjectVideo's '923 Patent successfully emerges from Patent Office Reexamination; First of two seminal ObjectVideo metadata patents in Reexam to pass review. RESTON, Va., June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ObjectVideo, Inc., a leading provider of video analytics solutions, announced today that the first of two of its seminal metadata patents undergoing Reexamination successfully emerged after review by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office ("USPTO")....

2014-05-29 08:30:21

SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ViaCyte, Inc., a regenerative medicine company focused on developing a cell replacement therapy for the treatment of patients with insulin-dependent diabetes, announced today that the Company has settled a patent dispute involving certain of the Company's definitive endoderm patents and patent applications. The dispute involved an appeal to the U.S. District Court by Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc., (as assignee of Geron Corporation), which...


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