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u.s. patent & trademark office


U.S. Patent Office withdraws refusal of iPad Mini trademark

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has withdrawn its objections to an application from Apple seeking to trademark the iPad Mini name.

By April 8, 2013


Google Glass patent shows that specs may become a monocle

Although the first generation of Google Glass was a failure, the company may not be giving up on the techie specs.

By November 27, 2015


Patent trolls launched majority of U.S. patent cases in 2012

A new study has found that more than half of last year's patent litigation cases in the U.S. were filed by companies that license patents but don't have another business.

By April 9, 2013


Apple wins U.S. trademark for Mac boot chime

Apple's won a U.S. trademark for the iconic Mac boot chime some six months after applying for it with the USPTO.

By December 12, 2012


Apple moves to trademark 'iPad Mini' in the U.S.

The device maker filed for the trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office last week.

By November 20, 2012


Silicon Valley innovation gets its due with new patent office

New satellite location will focus federal attention on the tech region's inventors. Most business with the government will still take place online, but the office is meant to foster closer relationships.

By October 15, 2015


U.S. patent office to hang a shingle in Silicon Valley

After years of lobbying, the tech hub is about to get a satellite patent office in its back yard.

By July 2, 2012


Microsoft, Asus deal combines Android patents, Office bundling

Commentary: Is Microsoft making Office software and services part of its patent-licensing negotiation terms? A new deal between Microsoft and Asus points in that direction.

By October 2, 2015


Get the Microsoft Work & Play bundle for $149

From the Cheapskate: Valued at over $500, this collection includes four one-year subscriptions and a gift card.

By October 30, 2015


Apple faces $862M fine after losing processor patent dispute

A federal jury has ruled that Apple infringed on a patent held by the University of Wisconsin relating to chips the company uses in its iPhones and iPads.

By October 14, 2015