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Apple Inc Patent Map/ Track pad As I have searched in the query of WIPO patent scope for the track technology of Apple Inc. I have found 3 patent which is track for music, track for GPS and the last track pad which I choose track pad for further investigation. The new Magic Trackpad is the first Multi‑Touch trackpad designed to work with your Mac desktop computer. It uses the same Multi‑Touch technology you love on the MacBook Pro. And it supports a full set of gestures, giving you a whole new...

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Accounting Treatment for Patents XYZ Research Co, (XYZ) came to our firm, requesting clarification on the accounting treatment for patents the company purchased. 1. FACTS  The company possesses many patents and has historically expensed all of the costs associated with obtaining their patents.  The company is unsure if any or all of its patent costs can be capitalized.  The company is unsure if impairment testing should be done periodically on their patents. 2. ISSUES a) Should...

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International Community Awards Patents for Green Energy Breakthough

International Community Awards Patents for Green Energy Breakthough A breakthrough in green energy power production has been awarded patents by the international community for a 'game-changing' power technology. International Community Awards Patents for Converting Air Ions into Electricity Dated: June 9th, 2014 Green Energy Breakthrough: ATLANTA, GA, June 09, 2014 /PressReleasePing/ -- The United States, Canada, China, Japan and Russia have awarded international patents to a research firm for a...

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Patent Warfare

Patent Warfare Per your request I reviewed the lawsuit notice and believe our company can handle the matter without litigation saving us time and money. Our first course of action should be to propose collaboration with the accuser in order to continue innovation. If the accuser turns out to be a patent troll or in other terms in the business of strictly making money on infringement cases we will have the case arbitrated by a subject matter expert. I recommend we offer the accuser a chance...

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Scientist: Patent and Sir Frank Whittle

Instruments, although the U.S. patent office awarded the first patent for an integrated circuit to Robert Noyce of Fairchild. 3.What J. B. Dunlop invented? A. Pneumatic rubber tire Explanation: Invented in 1887. 4. Which scientist discovered the radioactive element radium? D. Marie Curie 5. When was barb wire patented? A. 1874 Explanation: Joseph F. Glidden was born in New York on Jan. 18, 1812. He invented barbed wire in 1873 and was granted the patent on Nov. 24, 1874. After a three...

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Patent Trolls

are acting on your understanding on what is right & wrong". This definition will be used later to explain the integrity (or the lack thereof) in most IP-related tech lawsuits. Public Radio International's "This American Life" episode "When Patents Attack..." examined the nature of these technology lawsuits involving Intellectual Property. These types of lawsuits are of the same varity that the two tech giants Apple & Samsung are currrently litigating. This American Life's report focused on...

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Patent Protection and Trips Agreement

Patent Protection and TRIPS Agreement Bangladeshi pharmaceutical firms focus primarily on branded generic final formulations using imported APIs. Branded generics are a category of drugs including prescription products that are either novel dosage forms of off-patent products produced by a manufacturer that is not the originator of the molecule, or a molecule copy of an off-patent product with a trade name. About 80% of the drugs sold in Bangladesh are generics and 20% are patented drugs. The...

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Copyrights and Patents

Citrus to use his initial in connection with orange juice. (Wells 1) Materials can be illegally duplicated in many different ways. This includes everything sharing software, to copying CD's, to illegal sweatshops. Commercial goodshave either patents which are supposed to protect them from illegal duplication. Digital technology is becoming a big problem for graphic artists who are trying to protect their creations. Scanners have made it very easy to duplicate images instantly. The creator...

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Patent Act

Patents Act, 1970 Patents Act, 1970 is designed to protect inventions in respect of manufacture, machine or process of manufacture. On the other hand, the Copyright Act, 1957 is to protect rights of artists, authors, producers of films, computer software owners etc. Patent is an exclusive rights granted to the patent holder, for a limited period, as a reward for creative work based on his private initiative. ‘Creativity’ is accorded the status of ‘property’ which can be bought, sold, licensed or...

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Patent Law

Topic 2 Patents and Computer Software (Part 1) What is a Patent? It is a right granted by law to an individual who has created an invention in a form of product or process, which is new. In other words, a patent simply means a right to an invention. Darcy v. Allin (1602) Co Rep 84 b Stroud’s Judicial Dictionary of Words And Phrases: letters patent for an invention Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English: a paper from a government office (the Patent Office) giving someone...

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