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patents, trademarks, patente, marken JPO: Japan Patent Office Annual Report 2014

found on 2014-09-16 03:10:39 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshiryou_e/toushin_e/kenkyukai_e/annual_report2014.htm

JPO: Participation in the Annual Symposium Held by the Polish Patent Office

found on 2014-09-08 10:10:39 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshoukai_e/soshiki_e/photo_gallery2014090801.htm

JPO: Meeting for Exchange of Opinions on Future Cooperation with the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA).

found on 2014-07-24 11:10:13 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshoukai_e/soshiki_e/photo_gallery2014072401.htm

WIPO: WIPO Director General Welcomes Ratification by China of Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances, Inaugurates WIPO China Office

found on 2014-07-10 19:10:08 at http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2014/article_0011.html

JPO: ASEAN-Japan Heads of IP Offices Meeting Held

found on 2014-07-02 11:10:18 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshoukai_e/soshiki_e/photo_gallery2014070201.htm

JPO: Meeting for Exchange of Opinions on Future Cooperation with Union Attorney General’s Office of Myanmar

found on 2014-07-01 10:10:14 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshoukai_e/soshiki_e/photo_gallery2014070101.htm

JPO: Meeting of IP5 Heads of Office was held.

found on 2014-06-06 13:10:13 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshoukai_e/soshiki_e/photo_gallery2014060601.htm

JPO: Delegation of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar: Officials of the Union Attorney General’s Office and the Supreme Court of the Union visit JPO.

found on 2014-06-03 13:10:12 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshoukai_e/soshiki_e/photo_gallery2014060301.htm

JPO: Meeting for Exchange of Opinions on Future Cooperation with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines

found on 2014-05-30 08:10:15 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshoukai_e/soshiki_e/photo_gallery2014052901.htm

JPO: Meeting for an Exchange of Opinions on Future Cooperation with the Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines

found on 2014-05-30 04:10:13 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshoukai_e/soshiki_e/photo_gallery2014052901.htm

JPO: Publication of the official website of the Meeting of Five Trademark Offices (TM5) (JPO, EPO, USPTO, SIPO and KIPO)

found on 2014-05-15 03:10:11 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFtorikumi_e/hiroba_e/tm5_open.htm

JPO: Meeting of IP5 Deputy Heads of Office was held.

found on 2014-04-21 08:10:35 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshoukai_e/soshiki_e/photo_gallery2014041801.htm

JPO: Meeting of Trilateral Heads of Office with Trilateral Industry was held

found on 2014-04-15 11:10:13 at http://www.jpo.go.jpFshoukai_e/soshiki_e/photo_gallery2014041401.htm

JPO: How to Make the Demand to the Japan Patent Office in Its Capacity as an International Preliminary Examination Authority (IPEA/JP)

found on 2014-03-20 08:10:12 at http://www.jpo.go.jp/torikumi_e/isa_ipea.htm

JPO: Erratum of Japan Patent Office Annual Report 2013

found on 2013-11-25 02:10:07 at http://www.jpo.go.jp

JPO: Japan Patent Office Annual Report 2013

found on 2013-10-01 07:10:10 at http://www.jpo.go.jp

EPO: Entry into force of the revised edition of the Guidelines for examination in the European Patent Office

found on 2013-09-20 11:10:08 at http://www.epo.org/law-practice/legal-texts/guidelines.html

JPO: Results of the Sixth Meeting of the IP5 Heads of Office held in Silicon Valley(Press Release on the METI Web Site)

found on 2013-06-18 11:10:09 at http://www.jpo.go.jptp://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2013/0606_01.html

JPO: The Expansion of Eligible Applications for the Patent Prosecution Highway between the Japan Patent Office and the Federal Service for Intellectual Property of Russia(Press Release on the METI Web Site)

found on 2013-06-05 12:10:08 at http://www.jpo.go.jptp://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2013/0529_02.html

JPO: Results of The Third ASEAN-JAPAN Heads of Intellectual Property Offices Meeting held in Kyoto (Press Release on the METI Web Site)

found on 2013-04-23 11:10:29 at http://www.jpo.go.jptp://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2013/0415_03.html

JPO: The Expansion of Eligible Applications for the Patent Prosecution Highway between the Japan Patent Office and the Israel Patent Office (Press Release on the METI Web Site)

found on 2013-03-12 10:10:10 at http://www.jpo.go.jptp://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2013/0228_06.html

JPO: Commencement of the Patent Prosecution Highway Pilot Program between the JPO and the Eurasian Patent Office (Press Release on the METI Web Site)

found on 2013-02-19 10:10:10 at http://www.jpo.go.jptp://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2013/0213_03.html

JPO: Commencement of the Patent Prosecution Highway pilot program between the JPO and the Polish Patent Office (Press Release on the METI Web Site)

found on 2013-01-30 08:10:09 at http://www.jpo.go.jptp://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2013/0130_**.html

EPO: EPO offices closed from 22.12.2012 to 2.1.2013

found on 2012-12-21 14:10:07 at http://www.epo.org/service-support/updates/2012/20121221a.html

EPO: List of days in 2012 on which EPO filing offices and national patent authorities of the EPC contracting states are closed

found on 2012-11-14 13:10:07 at http://www.epo.org/law-practice/legal-texts/official-journal/information-epo/archive/20121114a.html

JPO: Japan Patent Office Annual Report 2012

found on 2012-09-28 04:10:12 at http://www.jpo.go.jp

EPO: Notice concerning the days on which EPO filing offices are closed in 2012

found on 2012-09-07 16:10:08 at http://www.epo.org/law-practice/legal-texts/official-journal/information-epo/archive/20120907.html?update=law

JPO: Conclusion of Memorandum of Cooperation on Intellectual Property between the Japan Patent Office and the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore

found on 2012-07-18 07:10:30 at http://www.jpo.go.jptp://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2012/0712_02.html

JPO: Conclusion of Memorandum of Cooperation on Intellectual Property between the Japan Patent Office and the ASEAN IP offices

found on 2012-07-18 07:10:30 at http://www.jpo.go.jptp://www.meti.go.jp/english/press/2012/0711_02.html

EPO: Entry into force of the revised Guidelines for Examination in the European Patent Office

found on 2012-06-20 01:10:31 at http://www.epo.org/law-practice/legal-texts/guidelines.html

IP Newsflash (caselaw)

patents, trademarks, patente, marken CAFC: Smith v. U. S. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-06-14 18:10:33 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3248.pdf

CAFC: Reyes v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-06-09 18:10:30 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3201.pdf

CAFC: Ford v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-05-10 17:10:38 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/10-3062.pdf

CAFC: Head v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-05-10 17:10:37 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3265.pdf

CAFC: Fitzgerald v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-05-06 17:10:34 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3109.pdf

CAFC: Braza v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-03-16 16:10:36 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/08-3174.pdf

CAFC: Cabanayan v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-03-12 17:10:27 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3149.pdf

CAFC: Roberts v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-03-05 17:10:32 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3296.pdf

CAFC: Desanto v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-03-05 17:10:32 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/10-3049.pdf

CAFC: Jhin v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-03-03 17:10:37 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3272.pdf

CAFC: Famularcano v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-02-05 17:10:37 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3239.pdf

CAFC: Duboise v. Office of Personnel Management.

found on 2010-01-25 17:10:56 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3154.pdf

CAFC: Almaden v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-01-15 18:10:46 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3300.pdf

CAFC: Anthony v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-01-14 17:10:45 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3257.pdf

CAFC: Zelenka v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-01-13 17:10:35 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3065.pdf

CAFC: Alford v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-01-11 17:10:31 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3269.pdf

CAFC: Leath v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-01-07 18:10:30 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3244.pdf

CAFC: Delgado v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2010-01-06 17:10:34 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3254.pdf

CAFC: Comacho v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-12-14 17:10:32 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3218.pdf

CAFC: Tomboc v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-12-11 17:10:55 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3252.pdf

CAFC: Fernandez v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-12-11 17:10:54 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3206.pdf

CAFC: Dorsey v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-11-25 17:11:10 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3071.pdf

CAFC: De Maio v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-11-06 17:10:28 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/06-3298.pdf

CAFC: Maio v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-11-05 17:10:32 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/06-3298.pdf

CAFC: Mynard v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-10-16 17:10:27 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3041.pdf

CAFC: Thomas v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-10-16 17:10:27 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3160.pdf

CAFC: Dominguez v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-10-13 17:10:23 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3046.pdf

CAFC: Wall v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-10-13 17:10:23 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3205.pdf

CAFC: Maples v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-10-13 17:10:22 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3132.pdf

CAFC: Richardson v. Office of Personnel Management

found on 2009-10-06 18:10:29 at http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov/opinions/09-3150.pdf

IP Newsflash (press)

patents, trademarks, patente, marken Moonshiners Take Their Fight to the Patent Office - Businessweek

found on 2014-10-30 17:11:09 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNHPLV7ltJanKMEttU0y8kadn_dSEg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=2mJSVJCAGsq91gbChoHoBg&url=http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-10-30/moonshine-wars-south-carolina-distilleries-fight-over-a-trademark

Patent office eases rule for pharma companies - Livemint

found on 2014-10-30 12:11:10 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGfriCQYPFvWW3GltXCl8G593cNiw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=jBxSVMzANoGn1AbFk4HoCQ&url=http://www.livemint.com/Companies/DMQRDC2SaRZISvXtXpncaP/Patent-office-eases-rule-for-pharma-companies.html

US Patent Office Allows NovoFuel Hydrogen Generation Patent - Power Engineering Magazine

found on 2014-10-29 21:11:12 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFvUn-sEqLtHhQGbx8M-ySCACqGiA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778644185300&ei=mUlRVNDhOMys1Aa-74DgAQ&url=http://www.power-eng.com/marketwired/2014/10/29/u-s-patent-office-allows-novofuel-hydrogen-generation-patent.html

Does the Googler tapped to run the US Patent Office still believe in patent ... - Register

found on 2014-10-28 02:11:11 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFODuZycesTtXgy5RSgl9pc1kmhGA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778641348952&ei=6-xOVODIB8rx1QaMw4CgAg&url=http://www.theregister.co.uk/2014/10/27/does_the_googler_now_running_the_patent_office_still_believe_in_patent_reform/

Anyone Ever Done This Before? Patent Office Turns to Crowdsourcing - Nextgov

found on 2014-10-27 22:11:07 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEVk9ncoiRrVoGkkJGw7dMelrNimQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=qbROVMOWN8ys1Aa-74DgAQ&url=http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/10/anyone-ever-done-patent-office-crowdsources-precedent/97499/

Smith & Nephew plc: US Patent and Trademark Office confirms validity of Smith ... - The Wall Street Transcript

found on 2014-10-27 20:11:09 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNF3SGliEy8q1Df48NlGADduL57MZw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778642779416&ei=iphOVPD-D8WQ1Qa_lIDwAQ&url=http://www.twst.com/update/85577-smith-nephew-plc-us-patent-and-trademark-office-confirms-validity-of-smith-nephew-patent

US Patent Office Issues Reexamination Certificate Confirming the Patentability ... - CNNMoney

found on 2014-10-20 20:10:41 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEmt4z0eTtWHEvIobfexGS73waqQg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778637448584&ei=-k9FVKDOGsTl1gaMuoGIBg&url=http://money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/articles/prnewswire/NE42263.htm

Silicon Valley Wins! Obama Picks Ex-Google Lawyer to Head Patent Office - Wired

found on 2014-10-20 03:10:38 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFqhhEDiq52492IuXaS4AfzYx2vOw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=6mBEVMjtJ43G1Qa45IDQBw&url=http://www.wired.com/2014/10/michelle-lee-uspto/

Ex-Google lawyer nominated as patent office director - Ars Technica

found on 2014-10-18 17:10:37 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGtQRGgWs9lzm0E0MF5jNVfwiiZaQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=yoJCVMD8FYPg1QamtQE&url=http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/10/ex-google-lawyer-nominated-as-patent-office-director/

Weekly Wrapup: Encryption, Patent Office and Robots - Roll Call (blog)

found on 2014-10-18 02:10:40 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFGBeHuQ9c8OqOcD3fYtMiSKUsPqw&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=2q9BVKjmH4Hk1gbMxYCYDA&url=http://www.rollcall.com/news/weekly_wrapup_encryption_patent_office_and_robots-237184-1.html

Tech cheers patent office selection - The Hill

found on 2014-10-17 23:10:38 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEkQ2U6X0T3z7v6e7A7GAu0skkpFg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=qoVBVMCLEcnI1AbU44HgDA&url=http://thehill.com/policy/technology/221058-tech-cheers-patent-head-nomination

The Switchboard: Former Google exec nominated to head Patent Office - Washington Post (blog)

found on 2014-10-17 22:10:39 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGEpmaUzTgPRjXro7hab6u8EALNwg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=mndBVLjkEIPg1QamtQE&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/10/17/the-switchboard-former-google-exec-nominated-to-head-patent-office/

UPDATE 1-White House nominates former Google exec Lee to head patent office - Reuters

found on 2014-10-17 03:10:43 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGuEQ66BpEKF4G4BDcYn0z0uDReMg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=amxAVNi1KsnI1AbU44HgDA&url=http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/10/16/usa-patents-lee-idUSL2N0SB37R20141016

Obama nominates former Google exec to lead US Patent Office - Washington Post (blog)

found on 2014-10-17 00:10:38 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNH35YiPDUqcuTPBtGAxnYiCsJ9Etg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778634062682&ei=OkJAVICOJcXd1gbXhIDIBg&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/10/16/obama-nominates-former-google-exec-to-lead-u-s-patent-office/

Good News: US Patent Office Now Rejecting A Lot More Software Patents - Techdirt

found on 2014-10-14 20:10:38 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGQG-grG1uRCGCGxalcQ4yvpeRJHA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778631943956&ei=-WY9VKmwMYXm1AaDy4DwBA&url=https://www.techdirt.com/articles/20141012/07245528803/good-news-us-patent-office-now-rejecting-lot-more-software-patents.shtml

Patent Office, China establish electronic exchange for application priority docs - FedScoop

found on 2014-10-14 16:10:46 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGJ4cEgLY5Ol4l9jpV213sVTd50AA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778632430992&ei=ui49VPjFL4WZ1AaGoIHoCQ&url=http://fedscoop.com/patent-office-china-establish-electronic-exchange-application-priority-docs/

The patent office is rejecting a lot more software patents - Vox

found on 2014-10-11 19:10:39 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNEn4xSIS9bhTrLk2hkM4fHjgfC2FQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=amQ5VLjsN4ft1Qbnp4CoCA&url=http://www.vox.com/2014/10/11/6958701/the-patent-office-is-rejecting-a-lot-more-business-method-patents

New Honorary Mayor takes office in trademark blue - U-T San Diego

found on 2014-10-10 03:10:39 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFyIzRJ0aMBa5sGD2R7z8CSMe0TpQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=6jE3VJCGGIW51QaZpICgCg&url=http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2014/oct/09/new-honorary-mayor-takes-office-in-trademark-blue/

US Patent Office Institutes Inter Partes Review Brought by MonoSol Rx Against ... - MarketWatch

found on 2014-10-06 16:10:30 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNHVHch46l4QXjcddFI9oIW7Vvjk0A&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778626290963&ei=uqIyVMi7AcjZ1Qapm4GwDA&url=http://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-patent-office-institutes-inter-partes-review-brought-by-monosol-rx-against-all-claims-in-key-bdsi-bema-patent-2014-10-06

Exclusive: Acting head of US patent office considered for top job permanently ... - Investing.com

found on 2014-10-03 18:10:31 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFFTLVntWwwcU62qt4O3ZNHSUsDjQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778624076310&ei=WsouVJK2CIPO1QbKpYCQCQ&url=http://www.investing.com/news/technology-news/exclusive:-acting-head-of-u.s.-patent-office-considered-for-top-job-permanently--sources-311793

Chances for patent reform may improve in 2015 with new Congress in office - InsideCounsel

found on 2014-09-24 22:10:32 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNHiLdAoOS-ayTdLkEkTtOZ-0e_P9Q&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=GiUjVNDwM8GZ1AbmuAE&url=http://www.insidecounsel.com/2014/09/24/chances-for-patent-reform-may-improve-in-2015-with?ref%3Dnav

Siemens Orlando office fights German trademark probe - Orlando Sentinel

found on 2014-09-22 13:10:40 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGgCV2dPOSfkMaJaff0gMdTQyub4Q&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=igMgVIDiCY3G1Qbq6YGwCQ&url=http://www.orlandosentinel.com/business/brinkmann-on-business/os-siemens-wobbens-trademark-dispute-20140919-post.html

GOP congressman seeks criminal prosecution of patent office cheating - Washington Post (blog)

found on 2014-09-17 14:10:31 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNG8oVccxNL0oiUh3ZVYYp63EgccOA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=G3oZVNikBoyf1Qah-IHAAw&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/09/17/gop-congressman-seeks-criminal-prosecution-of-patent-office-cheating/

Patent Office Confirms Concerns Over Telework Fraud - GovExec.com

found on 2014-09-16 19:10:34 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFw8dEi1dwLjqs71tqyBPczuWXK0w&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=6m4YVKriI4uP1Qaxv4HgCg&url=http://www.govexec.com/management/2014/09/patent-office-confirms-concerns-over-telework-fraud/94142/

Patent office to hire outside consultant to review telework program - Washington Post (blog)

found on 2014-09-13 15:10:30 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGonK8F_JQ_Q-gizadfB3Qun2hgdA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778607768165&ei=KkIUVPiJKYKb1Qb_64HoBA&url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/federal-eye/wp/2014/09/13/patent-office-to-hire-outside-consultant-to-review-telework-program/

Houston Lawyer Settles Patent Office Disciplinary Action - Texas Lawyer

found on 2014-09-11 03:10:30 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFKrgb5l4ijo9yDIuykcK1VBjsr8g&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778607036292&ei=avYQVMC7AYuP1Qah64D4Cg&url=http://www.texaslawyer.com/home/id%3D1202669647784/Houston-Lawyer-Settles-Patent-Office-Disciplinary-Action%253Fmcode%3D1202616608548%26curindex%3D0

Patent Office head to step down amid nepotism charge - Washington Times

found on 2014-09-09 02:10:41 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNHKZWzlcbFmcFZn-53WL1tr-WcMLQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778605460095&ei=WUUOVMjeLMPD1QbV04BY&url=http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/8/patent-office-head-step-down-amid-nepotism-charge/

US Patent Office awards patent to herbal snakeoil that "kills cancer" - Boing Boing

found on 2014-08-31 11:10:31 at http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGs1KpONPCkLTp_RxiCntuUl-7rAg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=a-YCVOjfNqeviQbx6IGQCg&url=http://boingboing.net/2014/08/29/us-patent-office-awards-patent.html