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Environmental Patents

Lately, the environment, climate change, and fossil fuel alternatives have all been important conversation pieces. The following are some alternative fuel/environmental related patents. As you can imagine these are just a few of the thousands that exist. The most surprising … Continue reading

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Shall We Go Global? Interesting International Patent Information

What is WIPO? WIPO stands for World Intellectual Property Organization. It was created in 1967 “to encourage creative activity, to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world.” It currently has 189 member states, administers 26 international treaties, and is headquartered … Continue reading

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Intellectual Property in the News

Here are some recent intellectual property news stories. We enjoyed reading these and we hope you do as well:  Zenimax to sue Samsung over virtual reality intellectual property claims http://www.v3.co.uk/v3-uk/news/3010234/zenimax-to-sue-samsung-over-virtual-reality-intellectual-property-claims   Suburban ‘Bionic Wrench’ maker wins $6M in patent suit … Continue reading

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Wearing Shades Because Your Future Is Bright

Content From: http://www.glasseshistory.com/glasses-history/history-of-sunglasses/ While even in prehistoric time Inuit peoples wore flattened walrus ivory glasses to block harmful reflected rays of the sun, the earliest historical reference to sunglasses dates back to ancient China and Rome. The Roman emperor Nero … Continue reading

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Patents for Humanity

  In 2012, the Obama administration started an award program run by the United States Patent and Trademark Office to award new innovations that solve/help solve global development challenges. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patents_for_Humanity. Winners in the program receive a variety of business incentives … Continue reading

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Patents That Help Us Get in Shape

Do you recognize these items in your gym? They’ve changed some but interestingly enough have stuck true to their beginnings… Dumb-bell https://www.google.com/patents/US1672944 Rowing Machine https://www.google.com/patents/US641596   Exercise stair device https://www.google.com/patents/US4496147   Health-Exerciser https://www.google.com/patents/US1211765 Skier training apparatus which allows for transverse … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning with Dyson

If you’re like me, you’re extremely impressed by Dyson products. We happen to own a used Dyson vacuum that was gifted by a friend. Prior to owning this vacuum my thoughts were: Why would anyone spend so much on a … Continue reading

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