Monthly Archives: February 2017

Beyoncé and Beyond-IP Law in the News

These stories will not only teach you a little bit about intellectual law but will provide fun, conversation pieces. Now let’s get in formation… With Twins on the Way, Business Mogul Beyoncé Wants to Make Baby Products Named After Her … Continue reading

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For Love of Roses

In Portland, Oregon roses are everywhere. We are not just the Rip City, Bridge City, Stumptown, or Portlandia. We are also the Rose City. During Valentine’s Day, every city becomes Rose City. It is estimated that 189 million stems of … Continue reading

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My Patent Face-Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl Half Time

Hey Little Monsters-Here are some inventions/patents relating to Lady Gaga’s Half Time Show. Microphone In 1827, Sir Charles Wheatstone was the first person to coin the phrase “microphone.” In 1876, Emile Berliner invented the first microphone used as a telephone voice transmitter. … Continue reading

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The USPTO in Its Own Words  

  What is the History of the USPTO?  From: http://www.allgov.com/departments/department-of-commerce/united-states-patent-and-trademark-office?agencyid=7143 United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) history spans more than 200 years. In 1790, President George Washington established the first Patent Act, under which the Secretary of State and … Continue reading

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