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Warner Defeated in a Trademark Opposition over Tweety Bird, Japan Patent Office (JPO) Dismisses the Action

Until 1997, Japan followed the examples of major industrialized countries regarding trademark law. They offered a pre-registration trademark opposition system, which allowed for filing ...

CNN Sued by FreePlay Music Over Alleged Copyright Infringement Facing a $17.4 Million Lawsuit

  Just last week, CNN made headlines by being in the center of them instead of being behind them as usual. The Rolling Stone magazine broke the news that the Cable News Network...

Fresh From the Bench: Latest Federal Circuit Court Case

CASE OF THE WEEK Treehouse Avatar LLC v. Valve Corp., Appeal No. 2022-1171 (Fed. Cir. Nov. 30, 2022) In the only precedential patent opinion issued by the Federal Circuit this week...

Female Entrepreneurs are Building Lifechanging Businesses. They Need Intellectual Property Protections to Do it.

As a woman who has spent her career as a serial entrepreneur and fighter for women entrepreneurs, I was appalled to read a recent letter from 100 members of Congress calling on Health...

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The partnership between the Jet Propulsion Laboratory and a team at the University of Tennessee is what led the recent NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory Rover... Read More »
“The fact is that we really don’t understand how any atomic-scale defect affects the performance on an optoelectronic device,” said Norman Tolk, the ... Read More »
Limited space and battery power has traditionally forced large amounts of energy-intensive RAM to be left out of smartphones and tablet computers -- but no more. Tel... Read More »
A novel system from MIT combines power harvested from light, heat, and vibrations for use with minute wireless monitoring devices. Because each energy capturing... Read More »
  In the fast-moving world of computer memory, DRAM and Flash are the current best options, but neither is perfect. The solution is ReRAM, technology... Read More »
A group at the Nanyang Technological Institute has demonstrated new wireless technology capable of transmitting data 1,000 times faster than Bluetooth -- nearly 2... Read More »
The three axis accelerometers that currently inhabit our smartphones typically measure values on the order of a couple times the acceleration due to gravity -- about... Read More »
The process of building computer chips over the past several decades has been driven by a focus on Moore’s Law, which calls for improving the speed and number... Read More »
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Leonard PrietSeems to me this is just a question of managing uncertainties -- isn't that something that we do in science all the time?
May 23, 2012
In the wake of Samsung's Exynos quad-core processors, now powering their increasingly successful line of Galaxy smartphones, the semiconductor leader has started... Read More »
Block co-polymers are materials that are made of several different monomer components, and can fabricated to have unique properties as a result. Block co-polymers... Read More »
Today semiconductor and microchip manufacturer Microchip Technologies announced that it will purchase its smaller rival Standard Microsystems Corp., reports Reuters... Read More »
This week's high-tech headlines and trends ... New research could create cellphones that see through walls   Researchers at the University of... Read More »
In the past decade the miniaturization of personal technology has irreversibly changed the way we live our lives. Prior to the smartphone market boom that... Read More »
Some of the best ideas in technology borrow from other technologies. The idea of the graphical Windows interface, for instance, may have been based on... Read More »
Researchers from the Massachusetts Intistute of Technology’s (MIT) Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) presented a new method for... Read More »
Ruhr University Bochum physicists, Prof. Padma Kant Shukla and Dr. Bengt Eliasson, found a previously unknown phenomenon in quantum plasmas. A negatively charged... Read More »
In the heyday of the personal computer, it was easy to find just the right machine. Pick a PC with the fastest microprocessor chip that had the most transistors, and... Read More »
I’m not sure if I’m a fan of telemedicine -- health care from a distance. When I first heard of the successful test of a wirelessly controlled drug... Read More »
About 15 years ago, MIT professors Robert Langer and Michael Cima had the idea to develop a programmable, wirelessly controlled microchip that would deliver drugs... Read More »
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Alvin SchaefferThe implications are vast. While the benefits of such technology are obvious, I wonder what this means for the future of cyber hacking in the medical field -- imagine the potential damage someone would wreak if, for example, they could hack into a pacemaker. Forgive the morbid line of thought, but such technology is truly incredible. Of course, the pros significantly outweigh the cons.
Feb 16, 2012
Broadcom Corporation today announced two new dual-band combo chips optimized to provide whole-home, high speed Wi-Fi for tablet computers and the benefits of... Read More »
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