Since the fifth century, skilled practitioners have been attempting to create artificial eyes that were such an exact replica of a person's natural eye that they appeared identical. Today this is the field of ocularists, trained medical professionals who fit, shape, and create ocular prostheses, including re-creating the complex details of a human iris--a process normally done by painting each eye by hand.
Michelle Lee, who until July was running Google the firm's patent strategy, has been named the deputy director of the US Patent and Trademark Office, and will run the agency until a new director is appointed.
While 2013 was the year of the investor, 2014 is expected to usher in several pivotal shifts in the housing market, including the dominance of the repeat homebuyer, Jed Kolko, chief economist with Trulia said in his latest housing predictions for...
The Illinois Association of REALTORS® has named Kristen Butcher as director of professional development. Butcher, 42, will oversee IAR’s events and education programs for its 41,000 members. She begins on Dec. 16. She replaces Wayne Edwards, CAE, who retires from IAR after 33 years of service.
‘The grass is always greener on the other side of the fence’ may be a common colloquialism, but all it takes is a guy comparing grass blades on a color wheel to clear up any misconceptions about whose lawn is truly greener. That’s what we’re attempting to do with the Market Health Index. The Great Recession and the aftermath of the housing bubble hit many markets hard, while others traveled through the last five years largely unaffected. Some devastated markets are bouncing back with vigor, while others languish.
A new report from TrackMaven analyzing 1,423 Twitter accounts and well over a million tweets was released today, showing exactly what makes a successful tweet--that is, a tweet that is re-posted by a lot followers. Here's what the data say:
The legislation is aimed at so-called patent trolls but essentially is focused on specific abusive behavior--by any patent owner--in patent infringement litigation. The bill's main provisions would create a “loser pays” scheme in most cases, require greater transparency in patent ownership, enhance the requirements for pleading patent infringement and dictate litigation discovery timing and content.