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Annihilare announces UNC partnership for technology development

LINCOLNTON, North Carolina, August 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Following the filing of three additional technology patents, Annihilare today announced its partnership with William States Lee College from the Senior Design Engineering Program of Engineering at University of North Carolina at Charlotte to support a student project working on specialized electronic equipment to improve Annihilare’s on-site […]

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Trends in Artificial Intelligence Invention Patent Protection

In recent years, AI patent activity has increased exponentially. The figure below shows the volume of public AI patent applications ranked by AI component in the United States from 1990 to 2018. The eight AI components in Fig. 1 are defined in an article published in 2020 by the USPTO. Most components of AI have […]

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Name removal | Aptos student honored for his invention – Santa Cruz Sentinel

Aptos 6th grade student Zander Ross was recently honored for his ingenuity at the inaugural Invention Convention Globals. Zander’s invention, the “Water Holder 2021”, took first place in the Grades 3-5 category. He has already won two prizes at the Invention Convention US Nationals last June. Zander’s idea was to help a family member who […]

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Importance of Technological Development in Times of Pandemic – AdvanceTC, Satellite Smartphone Innovator, Seeks Nasdaq Listing | Taiwan News

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – Media reach – August 27, 2021 – Global development has been disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, Advanced Technological Innovator (AdvanceTC) As part of the satellite technology industry chain, stand firm with the development plan and aim for a listing on the Nasdaq Capital Market by the second quarter of next year. […]

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Invention network company Xinova to shut down, 5 years after separation from Intellectual Ventures

Xinova founder Edward Jung. (LinkedIn picture) Xinova, a Seattle company that operated a network of inventors, is shutting down, GeekWire has learned. Xinova parted ways with Intellectual Ventures in 2016 and helped match inventors’ ideas with clients including PepsiCo, Honda, Funai and others. It billed itself as an “innovation as a service” platform. The company […]

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Chautauqua will spotlight industry, innovation and invention September 9-12

American enterprise and ingenuity will come to life in Delaware’s 23rd annual Chautauqua, The I’s Have It: Industry, Innovation, and Invention, which airs live Thursday, September 9 through Sunday, September 12. Delaware’s Chautauqua programs are produced by the Zwaanendael Museum and the New Castle Court House Museum. Each day of activities will be capped off […]

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South Windsor student places 3rd in global invention competition

A Grade 6 student from South Windsor recently took third place in a global competition for her invention of an affordable, reusable filter. Gauri Kumbar’s invention, The Ultimate Filter, placed third in the Grades 3-5 category at the inaugural Invention Convention Globals presented by Raytheon Technologies. The virtual awards celebration took place on August 20 […]

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More than a diet? Blockchain invention deemed eligible for patent by Australian Patent Office – Intellectual Property

A recent decision by the Australian Patent Office, New Advanced Technologies Co., Ltd. [2021] APO 29 provided much-needed clarification on the eligibility of software inventions for patents, concluding that a system for processing transaction requests in a blockchain network is eligible subject matter. The decision confirms that inventions aimed at solving business problems using […]

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SBA Awards Grant to Puerto Rico Small Business and Technology Development Centers | Business

The US Small Business Administration has awarded a grant of $ 90,297 to Puerto Rico’s Small Business and Technology Development Centers, along with awards of up to $ 125,000 to 32 other organizations across the country, to fund training specialist, mentorship and technical assistance for research and development focused on small businesses under the federal-state […]

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What is the difference between an invention patent and a utility model patent?

There are two types of patent protection in China. Invention patents (similar to a US utility patent) have a term of 20 years from the date of filing and can be granted for methods and products. Utility model patents (similar to a petty patent) can be granted in China for technical solutions related to shapes […]

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Wonderworks: Literary Invention and the Science of Stories, by Angus Fletcher

To paraphrase the 18th century British playwright Richard Brinsley Sheridan, this book contains much of what is new and what is true. Unfortunately, what is new is not true, and what is true is not new. Blending his degrees in literature and neuroscience, Ohio State University history science professor Angus Fletcher offers a spectacularly broad […]

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More than a diagram? Blockchain invention found eligible for patent by Australian Patent Office

A recent decision by the Australian Patent Office, New Advanced Technologies Co., Ltd. [2021] APO 29 provided much-needed clarification on the eligibility of software inventions for patents, concluding that a system for processing transaction requests in a blockchain network constitutes eligible subject matter. The decision confirms that inventions aimed at solving business problems using computer […]

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The development of health technologies is accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic

Photo: Al David Sacks / Getty Images Loss of income, squeezed margins and the need for greater efficiency: these are some of the fallout from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic on the healthcare sector. This has created challenges, but also opportunities, especially in the use of technology to increase efficiency and enable clinicians to provide better […]

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Finn Russell’s invention helps Lions lose with a roar rather than a whine | British and Irish Lions

Jhe best scriptwriters always give the main role to fly-half. Not too long ago it would have seemed unfathomable for Morné Steyn to take a late penalty to win the series against the British and Irish Lions 12 years after doing the exact same thing, and Finn Russell also seemed destined to play just a […]

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The future of medicine is closer thanks to the invention of researchers

AMHERST, MA – Researchers at the University of Massachusetts (UMass) Amherst recently unveiled their discovery of a new process for making RNA. The resulting RNA is purer, more copious, and likely to be more cost effective than any previous process. This new technique removes the biggest stumbling block in the way of next-generation RNA-based therapeutic […]

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A puzzle of invention – and that’s not all!

(Bloomberg review) — Last week, the gadget world lost one of its heroes: inventor and marketer Ron Popeil. Its “__-O-Matic” series of products, in particular, have become a cultural phenomenon – especially one that “slices” and “dices”. And its ads gained an early form of meme status that sometimes overshadowed the true accessibility benefits of […]