2011 February Archive

Fountain of Youth Promised in New Patent

By Mandour & Associates, APC on February 22, 2011

youth-thumb-200x150-33984 California – The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently awarded the Geron Corporation the TA-65 patent, which will bring the world’s first telomerase activator to market. Telomerase Activation Sciences (T.A. Sciences), a subsidiary of the Geron Corp. owns sole rights under this patent for cosmetic and nutraceutical applications. Read the rest »

Posted in: Patent Registration

Practitioner Registration Examination: In with KSR, Bilski, and the MPEP Ed.8 Rev.8

By Mandour & Associates, APC on February 16, 2011

bible-thumb-200x150-43265 California – For those contemplating soon taking the Examination for Registration to Practice in Patent Matters before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), be advised that the USPTO is updating the content of the exam in April. Read the rest »

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Regional Patent Offices to Reduce Backlog

By Mandour & Associates, APC on February 11, 2011

ideadice-thumb-200x144-33988 California – As part of President Obama’s plan to double domestic exports over the next five years, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is creating regional offices across the country in an effort to reduce the backlog of pending patent applications. The speedier process will enable businesses to bring their products to market sooner thus boosting our economy. Read the rest »

Posted in: Patent Registration

Copyright Theft Accounts for Large Percentage of Internet Use

By Mandour & Associates, APC on February 9, 2011

download Los Angeles – According to a recent study by NBC, piracy makes up about 25 percent of global internet traffic. Read the rest »

Apple Adds 3D TV Patent to Portfolio

By Mandour & Associates, APC on February 4, 2011

3d_glasses-thumb-200x123-33990 California – The latest Apple patent appears to be the complement to a closely related patent filed back in 2006. Read the rest »

Posted in: Patent Registration