Great stories about patents and other IP
USPTO Holds Ceremony for 2016 Winners of Patents for Humanity
Dec11

USPTO Holds Ceremony for 2016 Winners of Patents for Humanity

USPTO Patents for Humanity awarded for 2016 This year, the winners of the United States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patents for Humanity award discovered new ways to administer and provide health care solutions. On November 16th, the USPTO recognized four entities – a federal agency, a university, a nonprofit and a business – at the National Press Club for their work in tackling the burden of disease. The winners were: The US Food...

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The US Patent and Trade Office and the Cuban Industrial Property Office Take Steps to Increase Collaboration
Oct18

The US Patent and Trade Office and the Cuban Industrial Property Office Take Steps to Increase Collaboration

This December marks the two-year anniversary of the Obama administration’s announcement of renewed diplomatic and economic relations with Cuba. This renewal presents an opportunity for scientific collaboration and innovation, and by extension, legal protection. The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been taking an active role in facilitating trade and investment between the two countries. As authorized commercial ties between...

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