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Sep 24, 2011

INVENTIONS News, Sep 24, 2011


Danny Litwhiler dies at 95
ESPN
Danny Litwhiler, who followed an 11-year major league career in the 1940s with a lifetime of coaching college players and work on inventions intended to improve the game he loved, died Friday at the age of 95. Michigan State, one of the schools where ...
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Cool New Zealand Inventions
MarketWatch (press release)
Fold-up Electric Bike, YikeBike - Declared one of the top inventions by Time Magazine, the YikeBike is a superlight innovatively-designed electric bike that speeds up to 15 mph and recharges fully in 50 minutes. Plus, it folds up into an easy-to-carry ...
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Pyjama protector meets a need
NEWS.com.au
Picture: Supplied Source: news.com.au ALL great inventions meet a need - Edison's light bulb defeated the dark, penicillin saved countless millions. Now, finally, a Sydney man has invented a pair of pyjamas with a "cricketer's cup" - to protect fathers ...
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SA inventions clean the world's pools
Independent Online
The best inventions are the ones that are so obvious you kick yourself for not thinking of them first. Using the water pressure generated by a swimming pool pump to create suction for a pool cleaner was one of the best. The Pool Bug Automatic Pool ...
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Independent Online
Regional invention contest of DOST now accepting applicants
Philippine Information Agency
24 (PIA) -- The Department of Science and Technology (DOST) in Central Luzon now accepts applications for the Regional Inventions Contest. The contest is open to both public and private sector investors and researchers. There are six categories in ...
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FICO Awarded Eight New Patents for Inventions in Credit Scoring, Fraud ...
MarketWatch (press release)
These patents were awarded to members of the FICO Labs team, and were granted for inventionsunderlying FICO offerings in credit scoring, fraud detection and predictive analytics. -- An algorithm used to explain the primary factors influencing a credit ...
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Inventions that didn't quite fly
Times of Oman
But for every ingenious invention that changes the world there are hundreds of equally imaginative ones that quietly fizzle out. History is littered with these heroically daft ideas, from a plan to put a roof over New York City, to giving London its ...
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Times of Oman
Samsung vows to step up legal action against Apple for 'free riding' on its ...
Apple Insider
By Sam Oliver A Samsung executive has promised to become "more aggressive" in pursuing legal action against Apple, as the company believes the iPhone maker has been "free riding" on its patented technologies. Lee Younghee, head of global marketing for ...
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Arotech's New SWIPES Product Named One of the U.S. Army's Ten Greatest ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Since 2003, the Army Materiel Command has conducted the Army's Greatest Inventions program to encourage and reward those fighting wars from research labs by developing the best technology solutions for the soldier. The top picks were chosen by soldiers ...
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Marine awarded for combat invention
Jacksonville Daily News
That night, Cooper was asked about the details of the incident by his executive officer, and he told him about the invention and how it worked, but thought little of the exchange. “I didn't hear anything else about,” Cooper said. ...
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Crushing America's inventors
Washington Times
While comprising only 4 percent of the human race, Americans produce the majority of its inventions. From the steamboat, telegraph, reaper, light bulb, recorded sound, motion pictures, airplanes, television through the computer age, America's legions ...
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Washington Times
Inventions (Part Two)
Jamaica Gleaner
When we think of Chinese inventions we usually think of the well-known big four - paper, printing, gunpowder and the compass. But there are a number of others that China claims to have invented, some of which we have in everyday use. ...
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Sci-fi movie inventions we'd like to see or forget
Lincoln Journal Star
The 2011 Nike Mag shoe is based on a glowing pair that appeared in the 1989 movie "Back to the Future II." (Nike) This month, one of the most famous shoes in all of moviedom became a reality: The 2011 Nike Mag, 1500 pairs of which were auctioned off to ...
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Farm inventions competition: highly commended
FarmersWeekly
Using a fork or grab to pick up fertiliser bags from the lorry was OK in the past, says Cornish farmer David Carbis. However, much of the fertiliser is now delivered on curtain-sided lorries, most of which have little or no headroom for the farm's fork ...
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Taiwan entries attract attention at Ukraine invention competition
Focus Taiwan News Channel
22 (CNA) More than 50 inventions from Taiwan were in the spotlight Thursday at this year's International Salon of Inventions and New Technologies in Ukraine. Among the 52 entries by Taiwan, a "Vibrating Pillow," designed by Huang Ching-he, ...
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North Texan Named Top 10 High School Inventor By Popular Science
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"I think just to have my name up there with all the great inventions of all time would be a milestone in itself." Jaggi said he was just in the testing and research phase, and would need more funding to make the device not just more efficient, ...
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What the Recent U.S. Patent Reform Law Means for Startups
Mashable
Rather than hold monthly or quarterly meetings with your patent lawyer to discuss new inventionsand the status of pending applications, plan to notify your lawyer of new inventions earlier and more often to avoid being beaten to the patent office. ...
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Honeywell, Immunomedics Honored for Inventions
Patch.com
Congressman Rodney Frelinghuysen is among those being honored for supporting research and development. Terry Boudreau Honeywell in Morris Township and Immunomedics in Morris Plains are among 13 New Jersey companies winning this year's Thomas Alva ...
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Inspecting the gadgets
The Journal News | LoHud.com
All these, and about 50 more proposed inventions, will have you scratching your head. But it's interesting all the same. "Get Your Gears Turning ... The Curious World of Patent Models" opens today at the Hudson River Museum and features objects from ...
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Colorado biotechs court financing by showing off inventions
Denver Post
By Steve Raabe Jennifer Bruce is a clinical laboratory technician at Sharklet Technologies, which has developed a material that inhibits bacterial growth without chemicals. The company gave a presentation at the Rocky Mountain Life Science Investor ...
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Innovation Direct™ Enjoys Successful Visit to ERA Show 2011
PR.com (press release)
During the show, there was also a contact made with a Latin American marketing outfit seeking to review a wide variety of inventions, and a number of conversations with established staples of the direct response world receptive to considering ...
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VIDEO: Inspirational DIY Light-Bulby Bottle Sheds A Lot of Light
Ology
I am an advocate for the modern invention. However, the 'inventions' that I admire most are admittedly very silly gadgetry and indulgent cardboard boxes that squeak 'bleepity-bloo-blip' and blink flashy lights. In another words, inventions that help me ...
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Author writes about interesting inventions that didn't quite make it
St Albans & Harpenden Review
By Zoe Forsey » An author from Harpenden has written a book about some of history's most interesting inventions that never quite made it. James Moore, who grew up in Harpenden, has co-written the book Pigeon-Guided Missiles and 49 Other Ideas That ...
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Supreme Court distinguishes between pharmaceutical inventions and discoveries
International Law Office
The plaintiffs claimed that the invention was not novel, in particular in view of a clinical trial that had been published before the patent application was filed.(2) In the publication, the results of a randomised, single-blind clinical trial were ...
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8 Funny Japanese Inventions From Daiso, The 100-Yen Shop
Asian Scientist Magazine
By Samantha Chan In our trip to the ever-popular 100-yen shop, Daiso (ザ・ダイソー), we found eight funny – or just plain-out weird – Japanese inventions that we never thought could be a commercial product. AsianScientist (Sep. ...
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Asian Scientist Magazine
The northern defences of Bermuda
Royal Gazette
Ian Stranack, The Andrew and the Onions, 1990 Maritime discoveries and inventions have been of necessity, or rather unavoidable facts of life in the short history of Bermuda as a place of human occupation, which began, except a few shipwrecked souls in ...
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Cork college named 'The Sunday Times Irish University of the Year'
Cork Independent
The 166-year-old institution continued excellence in research saw two of its inventions selected as Ireland's 'Best Inventions' in 2011. They are a device for treating lung cancer and a potentially revolutionary microchip technology. ...
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How Do I Infringe Thee? Let Me Count the Ways
informIT
This understanding is necessary in today's knowledge-based world for inventors and business managers, whether you plan to license your inventions to others or avoid infringing others'inventions. First, let me apologize to Elizabeth Barrett Browning, ...
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Lamar Smith and Barack Obama bask in a rare moment of DC bipartisanship
Houston Chronicle (blog)
The president signed the bill, the first major changes in patent law since 1952, during a ceremony at an Alexandria, Va., high school, where he watched science demonstrations and talked about American ingenuity and inventions that spur economic growth. ...
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Houston Chronicle (blog)
Pigeon-guided missiles
The Independent
Dubbed the Aeriel Steam Carriage, the 1841 invention was expected to carry a dozen passengers 1000 miles. Grand posters picturing it in flight over the pyramids and China piqued people's interest, but the furthest this heavy beast ever flew was 30 feet ...
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Edison to be focus of library event
News Transcript
Benjamin, an Edison aficionado and scholar, will speak about Edison's love of music and the role it played in some of his inventions. Living historians portraying Albert Einstein and Samuel Morse will be on hand for photos and conversation with ...
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InventHelp® Client Patents 'The Dead Bedbug' – Invention Could Eliminate ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
This invention is patented. “The Dead Bedbug” would remove bedbugs from items quickly and easily, helping to prevent the spread of infestation and disease. It could eradicate the need to use a chemical treatment to eliminate the bugs, which could be ...
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Innovation's down, but patent trolls are thriving
Washington Post (blog)
In nearly every country, patent offices are getting flooded with more and more patents for dubious or low-quality inventions. And that, the OECD report notes, leaves everyone worse off: “The rush to protect even minor improvements in products or ...
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Anaqua Enterprise IAM Solution Selected by SAP for IP Management
PR Web (press release)
The ANAQUA Enterprise IAM solution supports the full IA lifecycle from idea to monetization for all IA categories, including inventions, patents, trade secrets, brands and trademarks. Clients include Microsoft, Ford, Kimberly-Clark, Eastman Chemical ...
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Matthew Rimmer
The Conversation
Rimmer is the author of Intellectual Property and Biotechnology: Biological Inventions(Edward Elgar, 2008). This book documents and evaluates the dramatic expansion of intellectual property law to accommodate various forms of biotechnology from ...
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Inventors' Assignment of All "Inventions and Discoveries" in a Patent ...
JD Supra (press release)
In some instances, parties will draft the assignment agreement to include not just rights in an application itself, but also rights in any "inventions" or "discoveries" in those applications. Parties may not always appreciate, however, how the use of ...
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America Un-Invents
Harvard Crimson
By merely having inventors submit a physical prototype of their idea, the USPTO could eliminate a wide range of patent applications for inventions which have insufficient real-world research backing their conception. This requirement is not a ...
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InterDigital: Waiting Is The Hardest Part
Seeking Alpha
Their incredible financial success story is a tribute to the power and popularity of the inventions that they have perfected over the years, and the smart investment choices that InterDigital Inc. has made in order to maximize their shareholder value. ...
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Compass to draw elipse
Ceylon Daily News
He said his invention received a presidential award and a patent right winning first place in the Junior section of the 2010 Inter school new inventions competition. If a business institution wished to fund him he was prepared to produce it on a ...
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Details emerging on 2 Purdue fraud probes
Journal and Courier
According to the statement, irregularities and violations of university policies and procedures were found, including diversion of labor, unauthorized use of Purdue facilities and nondisclosure ofinventions and research. These faculty members denied ...
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Obama signs patent reform law
Trade Only Today
This act includes patent reform legislation that will help American entrepreneurs and businesses bring their inventions to market sooner, promoting business and job creation, according to the National Marine Manufacturers Association. ...
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iTwin USB device now Mac-friendly
CNET
While gimmicky inventions like the vibrating USB drive get us excited for a minute, iTwin has an innovative solution for tackling the security concerns of toting important files on a portable device. The two-part USB drive, which hooks up two computers ...
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CNET
Car Inventions You Will Want: Part 1 - Care2 News Network
By Tony Christie
No matter how important or necessary driving a car is to your life, there's no escaping the fact that the experience itself is a bit, well, boring. No matter what model you have or specifications you have made to the engine, most cars basically.
Care2 News Network
A Vancouver man's race to invention with The Roll-It | OregonLive.com
By Laura Gunderson, The Oregonian
Peterson spent two years creating the tube-squeezing product and working through the confusing process of his invention to market. He's in Fred Meyer stores but .... Oregon Business News stories with the most comments in the last 7 days. ...
Clark County WA News
2011 Invention Awards: A Mirror That Monitors Vital Signs
By Kathy Gill
2011 Invention Awards: A Mirror That Monitors Vital Signs : Rosalind W. Picard explains how computing technology like this can measure heart rate and provide a clue into both emotion and health. By Kathy Gill — 4 mins agoFriday, September 23, 2011 at 10:46 am EDT — Session: We Know How ... Bachhuber and Sean Connolly. Site design by Dan Essrow, Pamela Sarian and Scott Dasse. © Online News Association • All Rights Reserved • P.O. Box 65741 • Washington, DC 20035.
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Magnetic Invisibility Cloak Proposed By Scientists
By The Huffington Post
It could potentially assist criminals trying to breach security in airports, embassies and other high threat buildings by making it possible for bombs and other weapons to pass through metal detectors undetected, reports Discovery News. ...
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Legal View: The importance of describing, enabling your invention ...
Legal View: The importance of describing, enabling your invention. By Admin; Detroit Legal News. prev. next. By Shahrokh Falati. The Daily Record Newswire ...
www.legalnews.com/detroit/1079616/
Cool New Zealand Inventions - WTOC, Savannah, Georgia, news ...
WTOC, Savannah, Georgia, news, weather and sports | Cool New Zealand Inventions. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out ...
www.wtoc.com/story/15524910/cool-new-zealand-inventions
Science News Daily || Invention unravels mystery of protein folding
An Oak Ridge National Laboratory invention able to quickly predict three- dimensional structure of protein could have huge implications for drug discovery and ...
www.sciencenewsdaily.org/microbiology.../cluster113797012/
Military News: Picatinny Captures Six of Ten Army Greatest Inventions
Achieving its best performance to date, the Armament Research, Development and Engineering Center here placed six out of 10 winners in the Army Greatest ...
www.militaryinfo.com/news_story.cfm?textnewsid=7642

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