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US PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Jill S. Tietjen
Past President, National Women's Hall of Fame
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Modern Design Competition Allows Middle School Students to Invent and Patent their Own Creations
Engineering Student from Colorado
The patent process is a nightmare for an adult, let alone younger patrons. Fortunately FIRST--an organization dedicated to bringing STEM programs and activities to young students--is giving middle schoolers an opportunity to invent and patent their own designs without any of these obstacles.
Free Speech or to Be Free of Speech?
Marketing Rockstar | Author | Musician | Entrepreneur | Keynot...
We should not let the fear of a football team regaining trademark registration justify the suppression of rights for other groups.
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office CIO: IT Must Be Agile, Productive and Customer-Focused
Chief Digital Evangelist, Salesforce
The USPTO's mission was defined in the United States Constitution, where our forefathers designed a system to protect intellectual property. The basic concept was that as an inventor you should profit from your ideas.
The NFL 'Playbook' for Defending Racism Against American Indians
Michael Friedman, Ph.D.
Clinical psychologist in Manhattan and member of the Medical A...
The Washington team's inappropriate response is unfortunately consistent with the "playbook" that the Washington team and NFL continues to use to defend the offensive and harmful team name and logo of the Washington team.
'Comfyballs' Underwear Denied Trademark Because 'Balls'
ALS Association Withdraws Ice Bucket Challenge Trademark Applications Amid Backlash
The Most Popular Alternative Name For The Washington Football Team Is...
There's Never Been A Trademark As Offensive As Redskins
Meet the Navajo Activist Who Got the Washington Redskins' Trademark Revoked: Amanda Blackhorse
Independent, weekday news hour, anchored by award-winning jour...
Native Americans and other critics of the Redskins' brand have hailed the ruling as the latest sign team owner Dan Snyder will inevitably be forced to drop it.
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Defiant Redskins Respond To Trademark Cancellations
Designer Baby Technology May Be Here, But Will We Use It?
23andMe's Designer Baby Patent
Associate Professor of Law, University of San Diego
Congress should consider amending the patent law to appoint ethical representatives to the PTO. Its present staff, given their alternative professional backgrounds and competing professional responsibilities, cannot reasonably be expected to account for the relevant methodology and literature.
U.S. Gov't: Pleeease Stop Asking Us To Ban Competitors' Products
Denver Gets Patented
Rum Wars: Bacardi Wins Battle, Will Sell Havana Club Across U.S.
Guess Who Nabbed The Lin Trademark More Than A Year Ago
Detroit To Get Own Patent Office, 100 High Tech Jobs
Improving Your Agency's Best Places to Work in the Federal Government Ranking
Vice President, Partnership for Public Service's Center for Go...
Organizations struggling to improve their rankings would be wise to understand what successful agencies have done, and then adopt those strategies to build a more engaged and, ultimately, a more effective workforce.
Man Wins Patent To Build Snowman
The Startup Act: A Proposal To Jumpstart The American Economy
Carl J. Schramm
Robert E. Litan
It's time to re-start America by jump-starting our startup engines of growth. We have no time to waste.
Paul Ryan, Hal Rogers (Rightfully) Oppose Proposed Patent Office Budget Bonanza
Daniel B. Ravicher
Executive Director, Public Patent Foundation (PUBPAT)
Shortchanging Our Inventors Is Slowing Our Economic Recovery
Sen. Chris Coons
U.S. Senator from Delaware
Congress' delay in ending patent-fee diversion is costing America jobs at a time when we desperately need to be getting more Americans back to work. We need to fight for the power of good ideas.
Protecting A Business Idea: 5 Things You Need To Know
Patents: 5 Things You Need To Know
Bravo, Tom Friedman: More Stimulation, Less Stimulus, and How CEA Is Building an Innovation Movement
President and CEO, the Consumer Technology Association
We have a tendency to think of innovation as a natural outgrowth of innate American ingenuity, rather than the result of a social and economic environment that has been carefully constructed.
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