Patent & IP news for March 3, 2011

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post image LG vs Sony (PS3) - Preliminary injunction from

I’ve read Mark Schweizer’s report in IPKat over the preliminary injunction obtained by LG against Sony PS3, at the district court of the Hague (once again acting as a de facto EU Community ...

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Microsoft and Google jointly sue GeoTag Inc. in order to invalidate a patent asserted against more than 300 entities from

Google and Microsoft have joined forces to take down a Texas company's geotagging patent that they claim has been used in lawsuits against more than 300 entities, many of which are customers of the ...

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Book review of "Steam in the air" from

My colleague Maria Lampert provided assistance to Maurice Kelly when he researched patents for his book Steam in the air: the application of steam power in aviation during the 19th and 20th...

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Wellitops, a Wellington boot cover invention from

Today's Metro newspaper (page 28) has an item on Peter Manning's product, Wellitops, a lid for Wellington boots so that spiders can't get in. B & Q has placed an order after "150 ...

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Serious Opposition To Patent Reform From California Senators from

Proving that patent reform truly is a bi-partisan issue, California Senator’s Boxer and Feinstein boldly challenged fellow Democrat Patrick Leahy’s Patent Reform America Invents Act and its ‘first-to-file’ provisions. Meanwhile, myself and others ...

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Inventorying a public intangible asset from

Yesterday, Senators John Kerry and Olympia Snowe introduced legislation on managing the radio spectrum (see also stories in National Journal's Tech Daily Dose and the Washington Post's Post Tech). Spectrum allocation is a ...

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Byproduct of Patent Reform Act - More Satellite Offices (Denver, You May Be Next) from

Yesterday, Colorado senators Mark Udall and Michael Bennet slipped in an amendment to S.23, authorizing the USPTO to create "three or more" regional satellite patent offices across the country in the next three years ...

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Commericializing university research -- a new presentation from

Over the years, I've posted a number of pieces on technology transfer and the commercialization university research. Here is a presentation of some new research by Dr. Dr. Roya Ghafele, Lecturer at Oxford University ...

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Detroit Patent Office Is “The Real McCoy” from

Michigan Senators Levin and Stabenow have proposed amendment number 126 to the patent reform act to name the Detroit regional patent office the ‘Elijah J. McCoy United States Patent and Trademark Office.’ McCoy (1844-1929) was ...

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Interval Licensing Defendants Fail To Identify Prior Art from

Patents asserted against Google, AOL, Yahoo and several others were suggested to be “one of the most obvious things out there” according to certain pundits (evidently date stamped repositories of all technical knowledge).  On Wednesday ...

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Gear Grinder #3: Complaints in the Patent World – Using Excel from

Introductory Note: Welcome back to “Gear Grinder with Danny Rooney,” our newest blog series. We aim to bring this series to you on the first and third Thursdays of the month. Here are our previous ...

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U.S. Trade Representative names “notorious markets” for IP infringement from

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative periodically publishes a list of online and physical marketplaces that considers to be “notorious markets” for counterfeiting and intellectual property piracy.  On February 28, 2011 the USTR ...

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DOE’s Energy Innovation Portal: Facilitating Clean Tech Transfer from Lab to Market from

A good clean tech transfer tool recently got a little bit better.  Last month the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced that its Energy Innovation Portal, an online tool designed to link DOE energy ...

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