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What is Intellectual Property? - IPWatchdog.com

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ipwatchdog.com - Trade secrets are a very important part of any intellectual property portfolio. It is not at all an overstatement to say that virtually every business has trade secrets worth protection, regardless...

Texts adopted - Thursday, 27 November 2014 - Digital single market - P8_TA-PROV(2014)0071

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Randy Picker

europarl.europa.eu - 15.  Notes that the online search market is of particular importance in ensuring competitive conditions within the digital single market, given the potential development of search engines into gate...

Whirlpool Seeks Legal Counsel In Patent Operations - IPWatchdog.com

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Gene Quinn

ipwatchdog.com - Whirlpool is great place to work. We offer challenging opportunities, ownership of your role, great teams, and tools to build your capability. In our performance-based setting, you can take your ca...

Aldi trademark opposition dismissed by General Court

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World IP Review

worldipreview.com - Supermarket retailer Aldi has failed in its latest attempt to cancel a trademark owned by a Spanish company that it said was too similar to its own. In a decision released on Wednesday (November 26...

FYI: Tracking CLE Credits | Legal Technology Resource Center

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Curtis ツ

americanbar.org - More states are making CLE a requirement for attorneys. (For a map of MCLE states click here). Firms may be searching for a way to track the credits that their attorneys are earning. CLE credits ca...

INTA issues counterfeit warning about shopping on social media

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World IP Review

trademarksandbrandsonline.com - The International Trademark Association (INTA) has warned online shoppers to be vigilant following an increase in counterfeit goods being advertised on social media. Referencing two recent reports ...

Maximising IP value through budget forecasting

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CPA Global

cpaglobal.com - Accurate budgeting and forecasting of the cost of an organisation’s IP portfolio over the course of the IP lifecycle is important in order to determine the ‘cost-benefit’ value of IP assets and to ...

Intel wants government to strengthen protection for trade secrets under IPR policy - The Economic Times

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AlexWeir

economictimes.indiatimes.com - NEW DELHI: Intel, the world's largest manufacturer of computer chips, has called on the Indian government to strengthen protection for trade secrets under the intellectual property rights policy, r...

Force set up to curb counterfeit Blue Mountain - World Coffee Press

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AlexWeir

worldcoffeepress.com - “We have numerous reports from persons staying at some of our hotels that the taste profile of coffee purported to be Blue Mountain coffee is different,” said the Chairman of Jamaica’s Coffee Indus...

$200 Billion Could Be Added to Economic Output Annually by Unlocking Patents - IPWatchdog.com

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InnovationAlliance

ipwatchdog.com - These underemployed assets can be too easily overlooked even though it is well recognized that intellectual property already has become hugely important to the U.S. economy. By one recent estimate,...

Trading Technologies: Federal Circuit Claim Constructions are Binding

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R. David Donoghue

chicagoiplitigation.com - Trading Techs. Int’l, Inc. v. CQG, Inc., No. 05 C 4811, Slip Op. (N.D. Ill.) (Coleman, J.). Judge Coleman granted plaintiff Trading Technologies’ (“TT”) motion to terminate Markman proceedings in t...

Amazon Prime Trademark Issues - Interview with Stephan Freischem - Viagra Patents

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IP Fridays

ipfridays.com - Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 27:11 — 15.8MB) In this episode we will talk about Amazon Prime and issues with trademarks and FAAs, we have an interview with Stephan Freischem, w...

Bottle battle (2)

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MarkMatters.com

knijff.com - Created in 1915 by Earl R. Dean, the Coca-Cola bottle is a packaging icon. Moreover, it is the classic example of how a shape can become trademark. But  Pepsi, allegedly, has been bottling their co...

Time Is Of The Essence In Your Construction Contract, And It Matters - Miami Construction Lawyers :: TheLienZone.com

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GoetzFitzpatrick LLP

thelienzone.com - Timing can be everything, especially if there is a “time is of the essence” provision in your construction contract. Most people enter into such a contract with the understanding that performance w...

The worldwide problem of commercialisation

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IP Solutions

managingip.com - In an article in the Financial Times (subscription required) earlier this week, professors Thomas Allen and Rory O'Shea discussed the role of technology transfer offices at universities and specifi...

North Dakota real estate company accuses Minnesota company of trademark infringement

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The IP GAL

startribune.com - FARGO, N.D. — An ongoing spat between North Dakota and Minnesota real estate companies with similar names and signage is playing out in federal court. The dispute involves The Real Estate Company I...

Create a Social Media Policy in Web 2.0 - Brandaide

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brandaide.com - We recommend that rights holders centralise this function, much as they do with their trademark or domain name portfolios. Registrations for social media are driven by the email address used to reg...

Announces favorable ruling in the uk high court of justice - World News Report

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EIN Patents News

world.einnews.com - 11/28/2014 | 07:31am US/Eastern Court Finds Vringo Patent Valid and Infringed by ZTE NEW YORK - November 28, 2014 - Vringo, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRNG) today announced that the High Court of Justice, Chanc...

The Price of Admission to the TPP Talks Revealed: U.S. Demanded Canada Pass Anti-Counterfeiting Legislation - Michael Geist

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Scott MacKendrick

michaelgeist.ca - In the years leading up to Canada’s entry into the Trans Pacific Partnership negotiations, there was considerable speculation about demands imposed by the U.S. For example, I wrote in 2012 about tw...

Canadian patent applications in steady decline: study - The Globe and Mail

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Peter Cowan

theglobeandmail.com - Patents are a key measure of a country’s ability to turn research into viable products, and Canada is slipping. Per capita patent filings in Canada have been on a steady decline since 2000, accordi...

Can Brand Sentiment Replace Links in SEO? | Bus...

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scoop.it - Despite pervasive webspam, link signals remain the cornerstone of Google rankings. Can brand sentiment perhaps replace links? Barry Adams investigates.

How To Turn Your Toxic Habits Into Better Patterns of Behavior | Fast Company

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Jamie T. Pruitt

fastcompany.com - New York Times business reporter Charles Duhigg deconstructed the habits that run much of the lives of people and organizations in the bestselling book The Power of Habit--out now in paperback. Sin...

4 Legal Considerations Entrepreneurs Need to Think about When Starting a Business

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smarthustle.com - Disclaimer: This article is for informational purposes only and not for the purpose of providing legal advice. Applicability of any legal principles discussed have not been verified for compliance ...

What It Takes to Banish Bad Money Habits 

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huffingtonpost.com - If you've ever experienced a sense of euphoria after paying off your credit card in full or purchasing a piece of furniture that finally completes your living room, you know that our relationship t...

UK swells list of banned websites - World News Report

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EIN Patents News

world.einnews.com - 27 November 2014 Last updated at 17:10 By Leo Kelion Technology desk editor The High Court has ordered the biggest batch yet of piracy websites to be blocked. The latest rulings cover 53 services i...

India and US unite over intellectual property | IPPro Life Sciences news

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IPPro Life Sciences

ipprolifesciences.com - The Indian and US governments have agreed to enhance bilateral trade and investment ties in both countries, with intellectual property coming under the spotlight. The minister of commerce and indus...

Brand Battles: L'Oreal, Paramount, Monster Energy, Gap - Law360

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Trademarkwise®

law360.com - Brand Battles: L'Oreal, Paramount, Monster Energy, Gap Law360, New York (November 26, 2014, 5:13 PM ET) -- In Law360's latest roundup of new actions at the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, L'Oreal...

12 Noteworthy Quotes from One of the Most Inspirational Men in the World

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Jamie T. Pruitt

inc.com - Marla Tabaka is a small-business adviser who helps entrepreneurs around the globe grow their businesses well into the millions. She has more than 25 years of experience in corporate and startup ven...

The 1709 Blog: "IP Management: Copyright in the Digital Age": a webinar

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Photo Attorney

the1709blog.blogspot.com - "IP Management: Copyright in the Digital Age" is the title of a forthcoming Oxfirst webinar conducted by Bruce Lehman, taking place on Monday 1 December 2014 at 15:00 GMT​. For many IP folk, Bruce ...

Dan Ballard

Patent and intellectual property attorney. Husband, Dad, Sunset Watcher. Using patent, trademark, copyright and trade secret law to get business done.

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