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Patent solution in a canning jar

From shopping bags to shampoo bottles to plastic watering cans – many everyday objects both large and small might look very different if it hadn't been for the invention of chemist and Max Planck researcher Karl Ziegler. ...

dateAug 12, 2014 in Materials Science
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US spy agency patents car seat for kids

Electronic eavesdropping is the National Security Agency's forte, but it seems it also has a special interest in children's car seats, Foreign Policy magazine reported Wednesday.

dateJul 30, 2014 in Internet
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How Google and friends aim to block patent trolls

Google, Canon and other information technology corporations last week announced they're banding together in an attempt to fix an allegedly broken patent system and squash the wave of patent trolls and privateers crippling ...

dateJul 14, 2014 in Business
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Jury verdict gives Facebook victory in patent case

(AP)—Facebook successfully defended itself against a lawsuit that claimed the social media company infringed on patents held by a Dutch programmer who launched a website called "Surfbook" more than a decade ago.

dateJun 13, 2014 in Business
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