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Out of Office: U.S. Patent No. 4,516,948 - [Optimus Prime]

I am a child of the 80’s.  And if you were a child in the 80’s, you loved the Transformers.  The Transformers toys were a product of Hasbro, which manufactured a multitude of different Transformers that would each convert (i.e., transform with cool sound effects) into a car, a plane, a gun, etc. 274 more words


Out of Office: U.S. Patent No. 2,415,012 - Toy and Process of Use

Great things come from Pennsylvania.  One of the greatest inventions that came from Pennsylvania is a certain toy that is contained in U.S. Patent No. 2,415,012… 130 more words


Indian Government to rework patent subsidy scheme for start-ups

In a country where Filing & Maintaining of Patents meant to be an expensive task, is now in the limelight, with government initiative that provides financial assistance to file international patents since the Centre has significantly eased the qualifying norms.  314 more words


Consultants, interlopers, and divided patent ownership

People often take patent ownership (and inventorship) for granted.  It’s usually an afterthought.  Indeed, most corporate and university inventors will recognize the following process: Step 1 – a patent application is prepared; and Step 2 – the inventors are asked to assign their rights in the patent application to the company or university.   1,035 more words


Out of Office: U.S. Patent No. 721,359 - Pocket Protector

Folks at my law firm call me a nerd because I was in the marching band.  That’s silly because all IP firms are composed of nerds.   118 more words


Clawing back technology from the public domain - The root of patent troll outrage

Last week wrapped up another fantastic AUTM meeting.  Amongst colleagues, the topics of discussion included patent reform and the ever present topic of patent trolls. 665 more words


Patent Ease Free Book Promotion

Do you have an idea for an invention?  I don’t doubt it; most of us have at one time or another thought of a great idea for an invention. 327 more words

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