Citations with the tag: PATENTS
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- ENGAGING FACTS AND POLICY: A MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL APPROACH TO PATENT SYSTEM REFORM.
Rai, Arti K. // Columbia Law Review; Jun2003, Vol. 103 Issue 5, p1035
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit, charged with adjudicating appeals in patent cases, has adopted an unusual approach that arrogates power over fact finding while it simultaneously invokes rule-formalism. Although the Federal Circuit's approach may be justified by the fact-finding and...
- Patent pending.
Goldberg, Michael M.; Zall, Michael E. // Fishing World; Feb96, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p48
Discusses the rudiments of patent protection. Definition of a patent; Requirements for patent entitlement of an invention; Protection of ideas; Documentation of concept; Prototyping; Obtaining a patent; Trademark protection; Copyright protection; Product marketing. INSET: Selling your product..
- Stumbling towards a united Europe.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 3/27/93, Vol. 137 Issue 1866, p21
Reveals that the British Library's Science Reference and Information Service in London has recently compiled a reading list of authoritative articles and key European Community documents for anyone trying to find out how the single European market has affected patents, copyright and trademarks....
- Copyright is only a 'right' for a reason.
Coffee, Peter // eWeek; 2/3/2003, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p45
Focuses on the issue of copyright protections and patents in the U.S. Basic motivation behind issuance of copyrights protections of patents; View of the author regarding enforcement of copyright protections in the record industry.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 6/25/94, Vol. 142 Issue 1931, p23
Focuses on the applications and uses of several patents. Includes an anti-virus software from Cyberlock Data Intelligence; Aerobics outfit with electronic sensors from the Yamaha Corporation of Japan; Ozone-friendly correction fluid from Gillette Company; Other patents.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 11/30/96, Vol. 152 Issue 2058, p25
Presents news briefs on patent applications as of November 30, 1996. Includes Deprenyl Animal Health's l-deprenyl drug; Accupage's radio pager; Albert Spezia's number plate designed to shame bad drivers.
- Onondaga county patent funding assistance program.
Fox, Barry // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing; 02/02/98, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p17
Reports that the Onondaga County, New York legislature and the Onondaga County Industrial Development Authority has earmarked funds to qualified entrepreneurs who want to patent their inventions. Amount of patent fees in the county; Condition attached to the county's financial assistance.
- Medical technologies lead rise in patent bids.
Fox, Barry // Nature; 6/26/1997, Vol. 387 Issue 6636, p840
Mentions that the number of patent applications at the European Patent Office in Munich, Germany, rose 9.2 percent in 1996. Kinds of patents which increased; Reasons for increase.
- Israeli law too much Bolar for PhRMA.
Fox, Barry // Medical Marketing & Media; Apr98, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p32
Comments on the views of PhRMA spokesman Jeff Trewhitt of the patent reform legislation enacted by the Israeli Knesset. Reference to the United States (U.S.) statue allowing generics to make drugs for review purposes; Other information on the issue.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 11/30/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1797, p28
Provides information related to patents in Europe. Tradition for lawyers to act as patent agents; Plan of the electronics industry to pool patents on techniques to compress sound signals in digital form; Value of nuclear magnetic resonance scanners in evaluation of athletic performance.
Fox, Barry // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009); 9/4/95, Vol. 42 Issue 36, p48
Pictures attorney Kenneth Landau interviewing Ronald Baron, a patent attorney at Hoffmann and Baron, for a radio show called `Learn About the Law.'
- World's investors to get common rights?
Coghlan, Andy // New Scientist; 7/4/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1828, p4
Reports that the United States may change its patent law to issue patents to the inventor who applies first. Current practice of issuing patent to the inventor; Next month the US Patent Advisory Commission will deliver a report on the issue to Congress; Europe is increasingly likely to adopt...
- Inventing for beginners.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 7/25/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1831, p20
Reports on the steps the British Patent Office is taking to regain the business it has been losing to the European Patent Office. The publicity department has staged 70 roadshow seminars; New video on copyright; Interactive videodisc training pack.
- Unlucky dip.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 7/25/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1831, p20
Reports that patent applications fell for the first time since 1978 in the European Patent Office. The number fell by eight percent last year; A new branch of the EPO had to be halted in The Hague.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 7/29/95, Vol. 147 Issue 1988, p21
Presents newsbriefs on patients from around the world. Legal action against the European Patent Office for granting patents on computer programs; Discovery of a method to clear up oil spills in the sea; Role of pigeons in the destruction of old buildings in London, Britain; More.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 05/16/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2134, p7
Reports on patented inventions in Great Britain as of May 16, 1998. Development of a toy that has a built-in smoke alarm; Invention of a digital amplifier that will use batteries more efficiently; Creation of a sign for the windows of cars to communicate with other motorists.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 05/23/98, Vol. 158 Issue 2135, p11
Presents three brief articles on patents for inventions as of May 1998. Development of a device to help people understand infants and animals better; Gary Robson's creation of a twin-compartment drink container; Use of a compact disc in screening chemical compounds.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 12/23/95-12/30/95, Vol. 148 Issue 2009/2010, p22
Presents information on patents in Great Britain. Includes a patent application for an equipment for stopping oil spills from Keith Lyons; Interactive entertainment programmer from The Multimedia Corporation; Budget cutbacks at Britain's Patent Office.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 1/27/96, Vol. 149 Issue 2014, p25
Presents patents approved in Great Britain as of January 27, 1996. Includes a patent by Delco Electronics which allows automobile drivers to see pedestrians in the dark; Marcello Drago's patent for a computerized light show; MOR's changes in its fingerprinting system patent.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 1/25/97, Vol. 153 Issue 2066, p23
Reports on various patents approved in Great Britain and the United States as of January 25, 1997. IBM Corp.'s winning of more patents in the United States than other companies; Price war between the British and European patent offices; Procter & Gamble's filing of a patent application for some...
- Trudel to form.
Sciannamea, Mike; Trudel, John D. // Electronic Design; 10/13/97, Vol. 45 Issue 22, p64J
Editorial. Comments on the patent system in the United States. Dangers of the bills H.R. 400 and S. 507 in Congress; Contention that the attacks of the patent system describes a break down of the 5th Amendment.
- European patent oppositions and biotechnology.
Cornish, Kristina V.J. // Nature Biotechnology; Aug2000, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p899
Discusses that European patent system provides an opportunity for third parties to be actively involved in challenging the validity of a European patent outside of litigation proceedings. Factors on which European patent can be challenged after grant of European Patent office; Problems related...
- Directive delayed.
Cornish, Kristina V.J. // New Scientist; 6/20/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1826, p11
Reveals that the European Parliament has refused to approve a directive on patenting biotechnological inventions in the European Community. It is still not clear whether companies may patent genetically modified plants and animals; Why the MEPs rejected the directive.
- Solicitor settles out of court.
Fox, B. // New Scientist; 3/28/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1814, p28
Reports that a firm of Leeds attorneys has settled its differences with the Chartered Institute of Patent Agents over who can charge for filing patent applications. The firm pledges that all of its patent drafting and filing work is done by qualified patent agents; This encourages some...
Fox, B. // New Scientist; 10/29/94, Vol. 144 Issue 1949, p28
Presents a list of patented inventions and ideas. Device to control the revenue from movie cassettes; Method for chickens to lay brown eggs; Forest fire alarm; Features and functions.
- Europe legalizes `patents on life'.
Burrows, Beth // Earth Island Journal; Fall97, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p22
Reports on the European Union's (EU) approval of a directive that grants inventors and corporations the right to patent living organisms except whole humans and human embryos. Ambiguity of provisions on patents on cloned humans and human parts; Opposition of churches, doctors, medical...
- Patent office struggles to handle backlog.
Schiermeier, Quirin // Nature; 6/25/1998, Vol. 393 Issue 6687, p722
Reports that the European Patent Office (EPO) will recruit an extra 250 patent examiners in 1999 to try to keep up with the rapidly growing number of applications. Statistics on patent applications.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 1/28/95, Vol. 145 Issue 1962, p24
Reports about various patents. A `gaming system' by News Datacom, a company owned by Rupert Murdoch; Balloons providing a cost-effective way of fertilizing large areas of land; Technique used to produce CD-ROM discs; System for retraining the brain and an umbrella having special uses.
- The patent question of the year.
Gillis, A.M. // BioScience; May92, Vol. 42 Issue 5, p336
Addresses the issue of whether the Patent Office will give the National Institutes of Health (NIH) intellectual property rights on a chunk of the human genome. A patent needed by NIH for work done by Craig Venter's research group at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke;...
- 'Easier' EU patent fails to please.
Nuthall, Keith // Lawyer; 3/10/2003, Vol. 17 Issue 10, p8
Reports on the political compromise that could clear the way for the creation of the European Union Community Patent. Advantages over existing national and European patent systems; Terms of the political compromise.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 02/21/98, Vol. 157 Issue 2122, p7
Presents information on patents. Information on a device being patented by Stephen Taylor of West Midlands, that protects workers who are at risk of falling from great heights; Number of patent applications which have been granted to the American company, International Business Machines...
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 7/27/96, Vol. 151 Issue 2040, p22
Reports on news developments related to patents granted in Great Britain as of July 27, 1996. Includes increase in the profits of the European Patent Office in Munich, Germany; Patent application for a tea that could cure herpes infections; Patent filed by the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries...
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 07/12/97, Vol. 155 Issue 2090, p9
Presents news items concerning patents as of July 11, 1997. Fruit drink that can be poured onto breakfast cereal; Internet domain names.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 11/27/93, Vol. 140 Issue 1901, p21
Discusses news and developments concerning patents in Great Britain. Goldstar's legal claim to a method for showing programs designed for a conventional set; Rhone-Poulenc's boosting sheep's ability to produce wool; Samsung's clocks for video cassette recorders; Toshiba's food trolley-controller.
Fox, Barry // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 3/10/97, Vol. 17 Issue 36, p34
Presents information on patents from the New Orleans metropolitan area, which were provided by the `Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office' as of January 7, 1997.
Fox, Barry // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 08/11/97, Vol. 18 Issue 6, p34
Provides a list of patents in the New Orleans metropolitan area, which were listed in the Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office on June 17, 1997. Number of the patent holders; When the patent had been filed; Serial number.
Fox, Barry // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008); 01/26/98, Vol. 18 Issue 30, p40
Presents patents of the New Orleans metropolitan area which were listed in the `Official Gazette of the United States Patent and Trademark Office' on December 16, 1997. Description of the patent; Serial number; Patent holders named.
- Electronic patent filing.
Fox, Barry // Computing Japan; May97, Vol. 4 Issue 5, p34
Reports on the adoption of a system that defends the electronic filing of patent applications by the Japanese Patent Office (JPO) from fiscal year (FY) 1998. Reason for this move by the JPO; Reason for the development of personal computer software by the JPO by FY 1997.
- Japan runs patent deficit.
Fox, Barry // Computing Japan; Aug97, Vol. 4 Issue 8, p35
Reports on Japan's balance of patent royalty payments in 1996. Information on Japan's total patent royalty payments to other countries; What attributed to the increase in payments.
- PATENT BENDING.
Surowiecki, James // New Yorker; 7/14/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 19, p36
Focuses on the rules of patenting in the U.S. History of patenting in the country; Business-method patents; Role of the U.S. Patent and Trade market Office in distinguishing between innovations that are worth patenting and those that are not.
- The next pet rock.
Cliver, Christoper P. // Innovating; Fall96, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p65
Opinion. Discusses the difficulties of the average American citizen in patenting his or her inventions. Patent cost; Former innovators; Taxing patents.
- Staking claims on the human body.
Brownlee, S. // U.S. News & World Report; 11/18/91, Vol. 111 Issue 21, p89
Discusses how recent attempts to patent genes and cells raise some knotty legal and ethical issues. Last month, a patent was granted to SyStemix Inc., a California biotechnology company, for human bone marrow `stem cells,' the progenitors for all types of cells in the blood. Why the patent has...
- No. 5604214.
Brownlee, S. // U.S. News & World Report; 3/10/97, Vol. 122 Issue 9, p12
Mentions a patent for a method for eliminating or lessening the incidence of boar odor in meat from male pigs.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 8/27/94, Vol. 143 Issue 1940, p20
Describes matters pertinent to patents in United States, Europe and Great Britain. Nintendo's reaction to a jury decision to award damages to Alpex in relation to Alpex's television display control apparatus patent; Spider ladder in bathtubs; Pioneer's super CD; Patents to change the shape of...
- Europe debates the ownership of life.
MacKenzie, D. // New Scientist; 1/4/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1802, p9
Investigates how officials in the European Community are wrestling with the legal and moral issues of whether companies should have the rights to patent life. Arguments from both sides; Plant patenting and casualties from their widespread use; Directives from the European Patent Office.
- Patent pointers.
Edmark, Tomima // Entrepreneur; Apr97, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p98
Responds to questions about patents. Definition of a patent; Types of objects that can or cannot be patented; Types of patents; Cost of patent application; Contact information.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 7/31/93, Vol. 139 Issue 1884, p20
Provides information on several European products with pending patent applications. Telefunkens' method for programming compact disc players; Enichem Elastomeri's technique in cleaning oil spills in seas and lake; Skitech's mixture that gives ice-like penetration and friction; Fiat's automatic...
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 4/30/94, Vol. 142 Issue 1923, p24
Reports on developments in patents and patent applications. Shimizu's technology for buildings looking like Leaning Tower of Pisa; Pitman-Moore Australia's biological depilatory agent for sheep; Thomson Consumer Electronics' patent royalties claim for compact discs; Philips' flat television...
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 02/22/97, Vol. 153 Issue 2070, p22
Reports on products with patent applications in Great Britain recent to February 22, 1997. Includes a loudsppeaker designed as a hat; Automated electronic system for monitoring the presence of ice on airplane wings; System for preventing fraud in pigeon racing.
Fox, Barry // New Scientist; 03/29/97, Vol. 153 Issue 2075, p26
Features various patents and their inventors. Includes a programmable tattoo by Interval Research of Palo Alto, California; Novelty leash by Daniel Klees and Terri Shepherd of Illinois; Firefly luciferase by Britain's Defence Research Agency at Farnborough; Computer server from IBM.