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Redskins resume court battle over team name, appeal decision stripped trademark protection

...Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and that it "points out the many errors" in the decision by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.The office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board voted 2-1 on June 18 to cancel six uses of "Redskins...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-08-14/redskins-resume-court-battle-
NFL's Redskins nickname has to go

...crescendo as the team's stubborn owner looks sillier by the day with his insensitive inflexibility.With the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office cancelling six trademarks belonging to the football team last week, saying they are offensive to Native...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-06-28/nfls-redskins-nickname-has-go
Change, but not like this

...years before the anti-Redskins forces ? including the Washington Post columnist who tweeted "Hail to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Hail Victory!" ? get to spike the ball in the end zone.For one, nothing stops the team from using...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-06-20/change-not
Apple's fiscal third-quarter earnings top analyst forecasts

...patent for a touch-screen device designed to be worn on wrists. Sketches attached to the filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office indicated that Apple intends to call the device, "iTime."Apple spokeswoman Kristin Huguet declined to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-22/apples-fiscal-third-quarte
Beech Island man creates household tool to reach high cords, ceiling fans

...He's spent about $1,500 so far on his invention.Though Waters' patent is currently pending with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, he said a thorough patent search done by his attorney revealed there weren't similar products on the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2014-05-22/beech-islan
Pressure builds for Apple to overhaul product portfolio

...traction is the belief that Apple is working on some kind of digital wallet or payment system. This month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office published a patent by Apple for a system of making secure payments through mobile devices.Part of the thinking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-02-02/pressure-builds-apple-overhaul-prod
Jury orders Samsung to pay Apple $290 million

...dislikes and biases in deciding the case.On Wednesday, Samsung again demanded a halt to the trial after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office told Apple it was planning to invalidate a patent protecting the "pinch-to-zoom" feature at issue in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-21/jury-orders-samsung-pay-ap
Redskins name deemed 'racial slur' at symposium

...Seminoles.The best chance to change Snyder's mind would likely be to hit him in the pocketbook by getting the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to void the Redskins trademark. A group of American Indians made progress on that front during a 17-year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-02-07/redskins-name-deemed-racial-slur-
Eagles cut receiver to add Vick to roster

...has been working through the court system since 1992 to have the Redskins trademarks declared invalid. A U.S. Patent and Trademark Office panel ruled in their favor in 1999. SAINTS: Have brought back kick return specialist and reserve receiver...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/16/pro_548359.shtml
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Augusta businessman becomes inventor

...Inventors must file an application to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Fees are required and patents are complex...utility, design and plant patents. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office receives about 350,000 patent applications...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2008-03-29/augusta-bus
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