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2013-03-27 16:23:45

TEL-AVIV, Israel and PASADENA, Texas, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Makhteshim Agan of North America (MANA) and Control Solutions, Inc. [http://www.controlsolutionsinc.com ] (CSI) announced today that on March 22, 2013, the companies filed a contempt of court suit against BASF with the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina for violating an October 27, 2010 Consent Judgment as it relates to the longstanding fipronil patent infringement case between...

2013-03-21 12:28:55

TEL-AVIV, Israel and PASADENA, Texas, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ruling reaffirms MAI's right to manufacture, market and sell Fipronil based products The Federal Circuit decision confirms that customers can continue to use the Taurus[TM]product as per the labeled instructions Makhteshim Agan Group [http://www.ma-industries.com ] (MAI) and Control Solutions, Inc....

2013-03-18 12:21:10

RESTON, Va., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Serco Inc., a leading provider of professional, technology, and management services to the federal government, announced today that their Pre-Grant Publication (PGPubs) Classification Services team recently processed their 2 millionth patent application for the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO). Each application was also processed within the contractually required 28-day window. USPTO is the government agency that grants U.S. patents...

2013-02-28 23:01:29

Are you ready for the race to the Patent Office with the new first-to-file patent law? PowerPatent's software helps inventors and company with the transition from a "first to invent" patent system to a "first inventor to file" patent system on March 16, 2013. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) February 28, 2013 On or after March 16, 2013, the first inventor to file a patent application for an invention will be awarded the patent even if another invented it first. In competitive industries, this...

2013-02-28 08:38:21

ZEPHYR COVE, Nev., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VirnetX® Holding Corporation (NYSE MKT: VHC), an Internet security software and technology company, today announced that, on February 27, 2013, the United States Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") issued an Action Closing Prosecution ("ACP") for VirnetX's U.S. Patent No. 7,188,180 ("'180 patent"), in the inter-partes reexamination filed by Cisco Systems, Inc. on October 25, 2011, confirming all its claims as valid and patentable. In...

2013-02-27 23:00:14

To cut international patenting cost, MIBA Medical uses patent workflow tools from PowerPatent to save money and improve quality and filing speed. PowerPatent's IP workflow tools enable MIBA Medical to protect IP in a cost effective manner and at the same time benefit from the AIA's First-To-File patent law change. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) February 27, 2013 MIBA Medical Inc. announced that it had filed for international patent protection from provisional patent applications originally...

2013-02-25 12:26:37

The Inaugural Robert Shaw International Intellectual Property Symposium at UNH Law Will Discuss How to Navigate Changes from the America Invents Act WASHINGTON and CONCORD, N.H., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sughrue Mion, PLLC, a global intellectual property law firm with leading industry expertise on the recent changes to patent law, is sponsoring the University of New Hampshire School of Law's inaugural Robert Shaw International Intellectual Property Symposium on April 25 in...

2013-01-25 16:27:57

Exclusive On Demand Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Agreement Unites Two Leaders in Patent and IP Law-Focused Content ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Legal and business publisher Bloomberg BNA and global intellectual property law firm Sughrue Mion PLLC have announced an exclusive partnership by which Bloomberg BNA will be the sole distributor of on demand videos and training by the firm's leading patent law and intellectual property practitioners. (Logo:...

2013-01-14 23:03:54

Numerous Recent Policy Changes Outdates Many Materials and Makes Studying Difficult, According to Wysebridge Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) January 14, 2013 The Patent Bar Exam has constantly remained one of the most challenging exams. Despite the fact that the majority of individuals who take the exam are individuals that tend to be some of the brainiest around: Scientists, engineers, physicists...many of whom are in law school or are already lawyers, the passing rate according to the USPTO...

2013-01-08 12:26:05

EDINBURGH, January 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Appeals at the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a decision that invalidates the majority of the claims in Verathon Inc.'s US 6,543,447 patent for a video laryngoscope[1]. Aircraft Medical requested a re-examination of Verathon's patent in 2006 after Verathon, a subsidiary of Roper Industries, Inc., initiated litigation against Aircraft Medical for infringement of their '447 patent. Aircraft had...