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Patent Office

a government department that issues patents
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During his 36 years at the Patent Office he won regular promotions and dealt with inventions such as the hovercraft and vertical take-off aircraft.
The written Decision from the European Patent Office was issued on 19 April 2005 and gave the opponents approximately two months to file an appeal.
The current initiative also marks the first time that the strengthening of IP rights has been a national growth strategy since Japan created its Patent Office in the late 19th Century.
Participants will discuss global issues such as a revision of the Patent Cooperation Treaty and the possible launch of a Web site to allow the exchange information about patent applications and their screenings, Patent Office officials said.
patent applications would be published 18 months after filing, regardless of whether the patent office has issued the patent.
Although lawyers at the patent office may argue for years before deciding whether these genetic scraps can be owned, Congress has meanwhile mounted its own investigation, mandating that the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA) report on policy options by next spring.
TransData received notice that the Patent Office will issue Reexamination Certificates confirming the patentability of all 27 claims of U.
LONDON, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- A group of five small hi-tech companies are taking on the UK Patent Office at a hearing today challenging a change in Patent Office policy on the protection of computer implemented inventions.
How did the patent office wind up agreeing to give Purdue the patent in the first place?
OTC:BICR), New York, has announced that following its application in 1997 for the new patent "Coral block-bone cells," it has received approval for its patent in France from INPI (Institut National de la Propriete Industrielle) the French Government Agency Patent Office.
Laval, Canada; 450-978-7938) announced that the Opposition Division of the Australian Patent Office rejected Emory University's (Atlanta, GA) patent application (Australian Patent Application 658136) relating to 3TC.