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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...

2014-05-23 12:26:08

NEW YORK, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Network-1 Technologies, Inc. (OTC BB: NTIP) today announced that the Patent Trial and Appeal Board ("PTAB") of the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") issued its decision in favor of Network-1 in the pending Inter Partes Review ("IPR") rejecting a challenge to the patentability of Network-1's Remote Power Patent (U.S Patent No. 6,218,930). In the IPR proceeding Avaya Inc., Dell Inc., Sony Corporation of America, and Hewlett...

2014-05-21 16:29:13

MIAMI and WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NETTALK.COM INC. ("netTALK") (OTC:NTLK) announced that it received a United States Patent Office ("USPTO") Ex Parte Reexamination Certificate ("EPRC") for netTALK's U.S. Patent Number 8,243,722 (the "'722 Patent"), which is owned by netTALK. The EPRC signifies the termination of the reexamination. All three claims of the '722 Patent survived the reexamination proceeding. netTALK sued magicJack VocalTec, Ltd....

2014-05-08 20:23:36

DUBLIN, May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ccwnhk/us_patent) has announced the addition of the "US Patent Practice - What European Patent Attorneys Need to Know (Seminar, London)" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/ccwnhk/us_patent ] conference to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The US Patent Practice - What European Patent Attorneys Need to Know seminar...

2014-04-18 11:30:44

Today, the Director of Public Knowledge's Patent Reform Project, Charles Duan, released a white paper  entitled "A Five Part Plan for Patent Reform." The paper lays the foundation for Public Knowledge's views on the patent system. And should serve as a guide to Congress as they work towards patent reform. In Duan's five-part plan, he identifies the hot spots for abuse within the patent system. These are intended to inspire common sense legislation. The following can be attributed to...

2014-04-03 16:23:55

PITTSBURGH, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (the "PTO") issued a final office action rejecting Teva's application seeking a reissue of U.S. Patent No. 5,800,808 (the "'808 Patent"), which was found to be invalid by the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in July 2013. The final rejection issued today finds the first claim of the reissue application, which is identical to the only claim in...


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