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Adjusting Your Patent Strategy for the Era of 3D Printing

The era of personal 3D printing is (almost) here. Machines capable of printing 3D objects have been around for many years. But recently this fascinating technology has reached the point where the personal 3D printer has become a reality. At … Continue reading

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Interesting Design Patents of the Week

Here are a couple of interesting design patents that issued this week. Anyone else ready for summer? Design patent no. D653,172 covers a design for a “Mobile Ice Cream Kiosk”:   Also, it looks like Facebook has patented the design … Continue reading

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A Guide to Outlining Office Actions

If you aren’t familiar with the patent application process, an “Office action” is, basically, a letter from the USPTO (U.S. Patent and Trademark Office) informing an applicant about the status of their pending patent application. Often it means that the … Continue reading

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