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Patents News In Florida - Google News

Thrasher at center of controversy over engineering colleges
Florida Times-Union
Joyner, by now a Democratic senator from Tampa, recalled last month how the law school was closed by the state at the same time a counterpart opened at Florida State University. ... ?In order to progress with our preeminence mission and our goal of ...

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BlackBerry scores patent win in Florida court
Computer Dealer News
Canadian smartphone manufacturer BlackBerry, which has found itself on the wrong end of a number of patent cases, scored a win in a Florida court on Monday. A federal jury in a U.S. District Court in Florida ruled in BlackBerry's favour in a patent ...
Jury rules against NXP in patent dispute with BlackBerryITworld.com
BlackBerry defeats NXP in US trial over patentsReuters

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Biotech And Pharma: Next On The Patent Troll Hit List?
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
In examining the biopharmaceutical patent holdings of 5 major U.S. universities ? the University of California, the University of Texas, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the California Institute of Technology, and the University of South ...


BitSpray? Corporation Issued U.S. Patent for Next Generation Cyberdefense ...
PR Newswire (press release)
CANTON, Miss., April 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- BitSpray Corporation, world leader in novel network cybersecurity solutions, announced the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted the Company's first landmark patent. The patent ...

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Patents in America: from Metropolitan Concentrate
By PostGrant.com on 2013-03-01 at 22:08:30.
A recent report published by the Brookings Institution reveals that America's innovators are highly confined to only a few metropolitan areas- 20 to be exact. The report cites some obvious contenders like high-tech hot spots in the California corridor of...

The Proof is in the...Patent?
By PostGrant.com on 2013-02-11 at 16:35:27.
On October 5, 2012, the Supreme Court decided to hear a case centered on the interpretation of intellectual property rights. That case, Bowman v. Monsanto, is set to begin with oral arguments commencing on February 19, 2013, here in Washington....

A Call for Comments: The Developing Dialogue on Software Patents
By PostGrant.com on 2013-01-25 at 16:48:45.
On January 3, 2013, via the Federal Register, the USPTO published a notice calling for comments and collaboration from software community members in order to facilitate and improve the system of software related patents. The notice outlines key aspects where...

Should There be a Patent Small Claims Court?
By PostGrant.com on 2013-01-08 at 21:40:47.
The USPTO has published a request in the Federal Register requesting comments on a patent small claims proceeding. The USPTO is seeking comments both on whether a need exists for such a proceeding and on which characteristics the proceeding would...

New Cooperative Patent Classification System Launched
By PostGrant.com on 2013-01-04 at 15:44:23.
On January 2nd, the USPTO and EPO announced the formal launch of the new Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) system. The CPC is a global classification system for patent documents designed to harmonize the PTO and EPO systems.The new CPC system...






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