This week I will be attending the NAPP annual meeting at the United States Patent and Trademark (USPTO ) headquarters in Alexandria, VA. The conference will keep me up to date on the latest developements in patent law and I will get to see old patent friends and make some new patent friends. The program agenda can be seen here.
We had an Inventors Association of Connecticut (IACT) meeting yesterday on Memorial day! Patent Agent Jonah Probell spone on Patent Valuation, how patents can be a barrior to competition, and licensings and cross-licensing of patents. Mr. Probell is a friend that I met through the National Association of Patent Practitioners. To find out about IACT’s next meeting, go here.
I would like to congratulation my client Bantec, Inc. of New Jersey on registering their trademark “Exposure Response” with respect to their high tech disinfecting and remediation business. The trademark can be seen here.
I would like to congratulate my client James Montano for receiving his registered trademark for “NUTMEG STATE NUTRITION”. The trademark can be seen here.
I would like to congratulate my client Matt Harvey, president of Enduro Bearings of Oakland, California for obtaining a patent on his bicycle bearing system. The patent can be seen here.
I would like to congratulate my client Edward Underhill, president of UNDERHILL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, of Irvine, California for obtaining a patent on his “Extender”, a device used in underground water supply systems, for example, for irrigating golf courses, a vertical distribution supply pipe extends vertically below-ground and is coupled at its lower end to a main water distribution pipe. The opposite end of
the vertically disposed distribution pipe is coupled with quick coupler assembly that is at ground level and includes a quick connect valve. The quick connect valve has a cap and a cover. To open the valve to supply water to an above-ground distribution conduit, for example, a hose, the cover is removed and the valve cap is pivoted out of the way.
The patent can be seen here.
I would like to congratulate my client Evan Haynes of East Lyme, CT for receiving his patent on his STRINGED INSTRUMENT DEVICE, which is a bridge for guitars and other stringed instruments. The patent can be seen here.
I would like to congratulate my client Wilderness Trail Bikes (WTB) on receiving a patent on their invention for a Rim With Recessed Channel and Rim Strip Apparatus and System. WTB is located in Mill Valley, CA. You can find more information on WTB here. Working with WTB, I prepared and prosecuted the patent application that eventually issued into a patent. To see the patent, go here.
Please join the Inventors Association of Connecticut meeting today. Today we have Adam Rosenberg a patent illustratory presenting on Design Patents from an Illustrator’s Point of View. More information can be found here.
I would like to congratulate my clients Jaclyn and Joshua Dorsey of Woodbridge, CT on receiving a patent on their new invention for a Necklace Accessory. This invention solves the age old problem of necklaces getting twisted around one’s neck so that the pendent is no longer in the right place. The patent can be seen here.