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Chasing the Myth of the First U.S. Patent

Chasing the Myth of the First U.S. Patent | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
Our IP reporter happened to stumble across the Vermont town where the very first U.S. patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins. But is Hopkins's story history or mythology?
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Oracle study: Utilities still not seizing smart grid data opportunity - ZDNet

Oracle study: Utilities still not seizing smart grid data opportunity - ZDNet | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
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Oracle study: Utilities still not seizing smart grid data opportunity.
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IPO Releases List of Top 300 Patent Holders for 2012 - Patent Docs

IPO Releases List of Top 300 Patent Holders for 2012 - Patent Docs | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
IPO Releases List of Top 300 Patent Holders for 2012
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"Patent Docs" does not contain any legal advice whatsoever. This weblog is for informational purposes only, and its publication does not create an attorney-client relationship.
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How Intellectual Is Your Property? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllBusiness Experts

How Intellectual Is Your Property? [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllBusiness Experts | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
Intellectual property is driving the world. Patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets. (How Intellectual Is Your Property?
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Camp Signals Support for 15% Foreign Patent Income Rate: Taxes - Bloomberg

Camp Signals Support for 15% Foreign Patent Income Rate: Taxes - Bloomberg | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
Camp Signals Support for 15% Foreign Patent Income Rate: Taxes
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For companies with a lot of foreign income from intangible products like patents, Dave Camp has a carrot-and-stick approach to overhauling the tax code.
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The Experts: Does the Patent System Encourage Innovation? - Wall Street Journal

The Experts: Does the Patent System Encourage Innovation? - Wall Street Journal | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
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The Experts: Does the Patent System Encourage Innovation?
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Does the patent system encourage or discourage innovation in companies?
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BMW CEO to Germans: Chill out and start buying electric cars - GlobalPost - GlobalPost (blog)

BMW CEO to Germans: Chill out and start buying electric cars - GlobalPost - GlobalPost (blog) | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
BMW CEO to Germans: Chill out and start buying electric cars - GlobalPost GlobalPost (blog) Check out the slick marketing video, which attempts to shake off those fearful discussions about electric cars by presenting our main character as an uber...
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Newegg nukes “corporate troll” Alcatel in third patent appeal win this year

Newegg nukes “corporate troll” Alcatel in third patent appeal win this year | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
Company takes hard line on patent cases, and keeps winning.
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USTR Releases Annual Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property Rights | Office of the United States Trade Representative

USTR Releases Annual Special 301 Report on Intellectual Property ... http://t.co/Y9oQCTJ8FX
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Solar outlet gives power from your windows - SmartPlanet.com (blog)

Solar outlet gives power from your windows - SmartPlanet.com (blog) | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
Solar outlet gives power from your windows SmartPlanet.com (blog) “This product is intended to enabled you to use electricity freely and conveniently in a space restricted in the use of electricity, such as in a plane, a car, and outdoors,” the...
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Gevo Awarded Foundational Patent for Commercially Viable Isobutanol Production - GlobeNewswire (press release)

Gevo Awarded Foundational Patent for Commercially Viable Isobutanol Production - GlobeNewswire (press release) | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
Gevo Awarded Foundational Patent for Commercially Viable Isobutanol Production
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ENGLEWOOD, Colo., April 30, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gevo, Inc. (Nasdaq:GEVO) announced today that it has been issued a new patent, U.S.
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Nest enlists U.S. utilities to power drive into homes

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tony Fadell, the designer known as the godfather of Apple Inc's iPod, is enlisting several of the country's largest power utilities to get his power-saving creation, (Nest enlists U.S.
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Single European patent officially signed

Single European patent officially signed | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
After 40 years, one of the longest negotiations in the trading bloc’s
history, the European Union yesterday (19 February) formally signed on a new
unitary patent for 24 participating member states.
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New Patent Litigation Bill Introduced in House - Patent Docs

New Patent Litigation Bill Introduced in House - Patent Docs | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
New Patent Litigation Bill Introduced in House Patent Docs Jeffries' website noted that the new legislation "represents a bipartisan effort to promote American innovation and job creation in the technology ecosystem by addressing the growing...
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Slow Change to Intellectual Property Law | Social Media Today

Slow Change to Intellectual Property Law | Social Media Today | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
Things seem to be changing in the perception of lawmakers. A new proposed bill could end the worst patent troll behavior by simply getting them where are the most vulnerables – money.
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Patents: Obama declares war on the patent trolls - ElectronicsWeekly.com

ElectronicsWeekly.com Patents: Obama declares war on the patent trolls ElectronicsWeekly.com The term patent troll is slang for a firm that buys up obvious patents that the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) should never have granted in the...
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5 Steps to Safeguard Your Product From Patent Theft - Entrepreneur

5 Steps to Safeguard Your Product From Patent Theft - Entrepreneur | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
5 Steps to Safeguard Your Product From Patent Theft
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Find all the ideas similar to yours. Truly new ideas are rare.
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Tesla Motors: Could electric cars 'refuel' faster than gas cars? - Christian Science Monitor

Tesla Motors: Could electric cars 'refuel' faster than gas cars? - Christian Science Monitor | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
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Tesla Motors: Could electric cars 'refuel' faster than gas cars?
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In theory, that would mean drivers of Tesla Motors cars could recharge faster than the time it takes to fill up a tank of gas.
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Patentable Subject Matter – New Notices From Canadian Patent Office, Anticipated Issues for the Court? – Slaw

Patentable Subject Matter – New Notices From Canadian Patent Office, Anticipated Issues for the Court? – Slaw | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (“CIPO”) has recently published two notices for patent examiners relating to patent interpretation[i], and in particular computer-related/business met (Patentable Subject Matter-New Notices From Canadian...
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Google to Utilities: Please Do a Better Job of Offering Renewables - Greentech Media

Google to Utilities: Please Do a Better Job of Offering Renewables - Greentech Media | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
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Google to Utilities: Please Do a Better Job of Offering Renewables
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As the company becomes an influential force in the green energy world, Google is trying to shake things up once again in the utility sector.
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Charging Electric Vehicles Cheaper and Faster - Science Daily (press release)

Charging Electric Vehicles Cheaper and Faster - Science Daily (press release) | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
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Charging Electric Vehicles Cheaper and Faster
Science Daily (press release)
Apr. 30, 2013 — Researchers at Chalmers University of Technology have developed a unique integrated motor drive and battery charger for electric vehicles.
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Cities get smart: urban innovation - in pictures

Cities get smart: urban innovation - in pictures | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
Forget flying cars and robots, the cities of the near future will be getting 'smart' using a combination of high- and low-tech solutions.
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Relentless And Disruptive Innovation Will Shortly Affect US Electric Utilities - Forbes

Relentless And Disruptive Innovation Will Shortly Affect US Electric Utilities - Forbes | IP in Utility Industry | Scoop.it
Recent Edison Electric report highlights potential disruption from sola rand other technologies, and risks to investors. Harvard Business Review highlights how innovation itself is changing.
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