Monthly Archives: March 2017

The Weather Permits Patents

Monday March 20th was the start of spring. I don’t know about you but I look forward to flowers blooming, the sun shining (I know we’re in Portland but it does happen), and activities like hiking in the Columbia River … Continue reading

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Spring is upon Us

  Spring is upon us. Muddy flower beds will turn into beautiful flowering yards. And, we will get the much needed Vitamin D from a sun that has for the most part been hiding. Inventor Samuel Hopkins understood the importance … Continue reading

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Patent Me I’m Irish

Here are some fun St. Patrick’s Day themed patents. Enjoy… Corn-beef cooker https://www.google.com/patents/US1449850 Pot-of-gold novelty headwear https://www.google.com/patents/USD672532?dq=gold+pot&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiusLCO0NTSAhVO1mMKHVLfD_UQ6AEIMzAD Shamrock Cookie Die https://www.google.com/patents/USD445315?dq=shamrock&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwikhdSez9TSAhUM6GMKHdacBuEQ6AEIKjAC Leprechaun Golf Head Cover https://www.google.com/patents/USD466172 Four leaf clover golf umbrella https://www.google.com/patents/USD466281 Rainbow cake-process of creating rainbow effect https://www.google.com/patents/US20070237881?dq=rainbow&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj5zdGi0NTSAhUX6GMKHWWOCHYQ6AEIODAE Apparatus … Continue reading

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Passing to You- the History of Basketball

Sports involving a ball have been around for hundreds if not thousands of years. The game of basketball however is about 125 or so years old. In addition to Ryan Reynolds, Ryan Gosling, Shania Twain, and Mike Meyers (ok Bieber … Continue reading

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March Madness-Don’t Score By Infringing

Sports fans take note-you may not be able to use the words “March Madness” for your business. At any rate, even if you are using “March Madness” to describe your hydrangea and tulip sale and not your sports related product(s)—please … Continue reading

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