U.S.P.T.O. Announces Patents for Humanity

The United States Patent Office announced a new pilot program at the White House called Patents for Humanity. Patents for Humanity is a competition for patent holders that will recognize those who use their patented inventions to address humanitarian challenges in the four selected categories of medical technology, food and nutrition, clean technology and information technology.

Apple Faces Potential iPad Export Ban in China

Apple is facing a potential iPad export ban in China over a trademark dispute with Proview Technology (Shenzen) Co Ltd.  Proview trademarked the name IPAD in 2000 for a handheld computer device and its subsidiary in Taiwan sold the rights to Apple in 2009. Proview is now claiming that the sale did not cover the

Inventors Society of South Florida Hosts “Resources 2012″ Expo

Last Saturday, on the 165th anniversary of Thomas Edison’s birthday, the Palm Beach County Convention Center hosted the Inventors Society of South Florida’s “Resources 2012″ Expo. 75 exhibitors were present to show off their inventions and participate in seminars that offered advice on how to correctly market an invention. Our client, Michael McVan, was one of the 75 exhibitors proudly displaying his invention “BoxerBall®.”

USPTO “Roadshow” Coming to South Florida

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is hosting a series of events across the country to promote and support the implementation of the Leahy Smith America Invents Act. The roadshow will come to the Broward County Main Library on Friday, March 2, 2012.

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