Latest United States patent law Stories

2013-04-27 23:02:48

The new America Invents Act imposes first-to-file speed on inventors and business. With PowerPatent workflow solutions, innovative companies are thriving in the first-inventor-to-file era by using an easy-to-use patent generation tool that results in high quality patent applications and quick turnaround. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) April 27, 2013 The America Invents Act (AIA) will make patent protection more important than ever for startups, individual inventors and small businesses. To cope...

2013-04-13 23:00:45

Nokero International has been awarded the United States Patent and Trademark Office´s ℠Patents for Humanity´ award, which recognizes organizations that brings life-saving technologies to underserved people of the world. WASHINGTON, D.C. (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 Nokero International has been awarded the ℠Patents for Humanity´ honor by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The award is designed to recognize patent owners who use creativity, design, and...

US Patent Office Rejects Its Own Rejection On iPad Mini Trademark
2013-04-08 13:59:15

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Earlier this year, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) rejected Apple´s application to trademark the name “iPad mini,” saying the name was less of a trademark and more of a description of an existing product. Though the USPTO sent the rejection letter in January, it only surfaced online last week. And after the story began to make its rounds across the blogosphere, the patent office reported...

Microsoft Publishes It's Entire Patent Portfolio To Dissuade Infringement
2013-03-29 12:20:32

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Microsoft is approaching the patent litigation game with a bit of tact, giving any potential infringers the benefit of the doubt. As a way to avoid any further patent battles and further protect their intellectual property (IP), Microsoft has published each of their 40,785 patents online, a move the company hopes others will follow. This way, anyone who might want to use a patent can discover which IP the Redmond,...

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