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Obviousness: Claim Construction (Q.of.Law) vs. Interpretation of the Prior Art (Q.of.Fact)

by Dennis Crouch In re Aspen Aerogels, Inc. (Fed. Cir. 2020) (non-precedential) The basic question in this ex parte appeal is whether the asserted references teach the layering of aerogels as required by the insulation materials claim pending before the USPTO.  The pending APN 14/446,663 was filed in 2014, but claims a chain of priority stretching back to a 2005 provisional patent application. The basic idea here is that aerogel is a great insulator, but is fragile, so the claim requires fiber-r...
Tags: Law, Patent, Aspen, Apn, Board, PTO, Sano, Federal Circuit, Aerogel, Dennis Crouch, Stepanian, Aspen Aerogels Inc Fed, Aergoel, Kakoli Caprihan


The Renaissance Reno Downtown offers a gambling- and smoke-free environment that emphasizes Reno's overlooked artistic side — plus it has comprehensive new COVID protocols

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Renaissance Reno Downtown offers a quieter stay away from the casinos, but is still close to all the action. The hotel recently launched an Art Studio Package that turns suites into private art studios. I spent one night in a King Bed Suite for $220 to test out this package. My rate included an upgraded room, art supplies, and a complimentary bike rental.  Read more: Is it safe to stay in a hotel right...
Tags: Barack Obama, Trends, Moon, Marriott, Andy Warhol, Nevada, Tripadvisor, Tahoe, Reno, Washoe County, Aspen, Northern Nevada, El Dorado, Kehinde Wiley, Marriott Hotel, Truckee River


Cut Costs and Grow Stronger: Award-Winning Luxury Aspen Property, The Gant, Shares Strategies to Succeed in Tough Times and Bounce Back Better Than Ever | By Ryan Hamilton

What does it mean to be authentically Aspen? Book a stay at The Gant, and you'll soon find out. The luxury resort is nestled in a 5-acre enclave at the base of Aspen Mountain, striking a thoughtful balance between unpretentious luxury, nature, and culture within a world-class destination. From skiing adventures to romantic getaways, family vacations, or long-awaited reunions with friends, The Gant is home to a variety of unique and memorable experiences.
Tags: Travel, Aspen, Tough Times, Aspen Mountain, Gant, Ryan Hamilton


The best ski hotels in the US

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Trip Advisor Both ski resorts and ski hotels will look a little different this year due to COVID-19.However, skiing and snowboarding present an especially appealing option as a safer outdoor activity this winter.We've rounded up the best ski hotels across the US to suit a range of price points from $175 to $597 to start.We've also outlined each hotel's current COVID-19 policies and changes.Are hote...
Tags: Mirror Lake, Utah, Colorado, Cdc, US, Trends, Wyoming, New Hampshire, Philadelphia, Epa, Park City, Lake Tahoe, Maggie, East Coast, Vermont, AAA


More wealthy travelers are turning to private jets this winter for travel as COVID spikes continue. Here are their top 9 destinations.

A Cessna Citation aircraft being marshaled in the snow. HANNAH MCKAY/Reuters Wealthy leisure travelers are returning to the skies in private jets this winter to escape for the holidays.  Business Insider polled some of the country's leading private jet firms to see where they're heading.  The mountain and beach regions of the US continue to be popular but flyers are also leaving US shores for more exotic locals. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Winter is fast approachi...
Tags: Utah, Florida, Colorado, California, Montana, Mexico, US, Trends, United States, Hawaii, Arizona, Silicon Valley, Fda, Las Vegas, Nevada, West Coast


City of Aspen-Wheeler Opera House – Executive Director

Located in Aspen, Colorado, the Wheeler Opera House (Wheeler) opened its doors on April 23, 1889 and has since become an integral part of civic life within this mountain community. Built during Aspen’s mining heyday in the late nineteenth century, the Wheeler was the dream of Jerome B. Wheeler. A well-heeled New Yorker, Mr. Wheeler turned his attention to Aspen in the 1880s to invest in mining. Eventually, Wheeler would build the four-story Hotel Jerome and the building that became known as the ...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Colorado, City, Chicago, United States, Wheeler, City Council, Denver, Aspen, Walter, Bayer, Rocky Mountains, Elizabeth, the City, Pitkin County Aspen


Republican Lauren Boebert defeats Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District

  Republican Lauren Boebert has beaten Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District, according to Decision Desk HQ.  Boebert defeated sitting Rep. Scott Tipton in the Republican primary to advance to the general election. Earlier this year she came under scrutiny for her apparent embrace of the QAnon conspiracy theory, though she has since attempted to distance herself from the movement. The district is located in western Colorado and fully covers the state's we...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Congress, Colorado, US, America, Trends, Hillary Clinton, United States, Wyoming, House Of Representatives, New Mexico, Donald Trump, Telluride, Aspen, Durango


RESULTS: Republican Lauren Boebert and Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush battle to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District in November

  Republican Lauren Boebert will face Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District. The race will be called as soon as there are sufficient data to make a conclusion. The district is located in western Colorado and fully covers the state's western border and parts of its  borders with Wyoming and New Mexico. See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections. Boebert defeated sitting-Rep. Scott Tipton in the Republican primary to advance to the g...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Congress, Colorado, US, America, Trends, Live, Hillary Clinton, United States, Wyoming, New Mexico, Donald Trump, Telluride, Aspen, Durango


LIVE RESULTS: Republican Lauren Boebert and Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush battle to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District in November

  Republican Lauren Boebert will face Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District. The district is located in western Colorado and fully covers the state's western border and parts of its  borders with Wyoming and New Mexico. See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections. Boebert defeated sitting-Rep. Scott Tipton in the Republican primary to advance to the general election. Polls began closing in the district at 9 p.m. local time. Visit Bu...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Congress, Colorado, US, America, Trends, Live, Hillary Clinton, United States, Wyoming, New Mexico, Donald Trump, Telluride, Aspen, Durango


Republican Lauren Boebert and Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush battle to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District in November

Republican Lauren Boebert will face Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District. The district is located in western Colorado and fully covers the state's western border and parts of its  borders with Wyoming and New Mexico. See the live coverage and full results from all US House elections. Boebert defeated sitting-Rep. Scott Tipton in the Republican primary to advance to the general election. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Democrat Diane ...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Congress, Colorado, America, Trends, Hillary Clinton, United States, Wyoming, New Mexico, Donald Trump, Telluride, Aspen, Durango, Bush, Election 2020


The Geek in Review Ep. 93 – Stephen Embry – The Future of the Law Office Won’t Need Everyone to be in the Office

A couple of episodes ago, we had Richard Hsu discuss the need to eventually bring as many of our lawyers back to a physical office in order to have a successful working environment. Stephen Embry of   reached out to us after listening and wanted to argue that while he understood Richard’s argument that in order for there to be a level playing field for all lawyers in the firm, that there were actually ways to create a successful environment where lawyers could continue to wo...
Tags: Apple, Work From Home, Facebook, Europe, Podcast, Florida, Supreme Court, Microsoft, Law, California, Uncategorized, Beck, America, San Francisco, Chicago, Atlantic


5 shifts this Aspen broker is seeing in her market

This is how one broker associate found her way into the luxury real estate business in Colorado's mountain communities — and what COVID-induced trends she's been seeing in her market.
Tags: Colorado, Radio, Aspen


A year of relocation: Where luxury buyers moved in 2020

A new report from Coldwell Banker sheds light on where the wealthy moved this year, why they relocated and what they're looking for in a home.
Tags: Privacy, Lifestyle, Remote Work, Data, Analysis, Radio, Luxury, Westfield, Hamptons, Aspen, Fredericksburg, Brentwood, Winnetka, Truckee, Boca Raton, Coldwell Banker


The best ski resorts in Colorado and where to stay

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Trip Advisor Colorado is home to 28 ski areas, from family-run hills to glitzy mega-mountains.Skiing and snowboarding may be especially good options this year when outdoor activities and social distancing are a priority.We've rounded up the best ski resorts across the state, plus the best hotel to stay at for each area.Hotels currently range from $155 to $309 to start, though prices will likely inc...
Tags: Colorado, Cdc, Trends, Tesla, Marriott, North America, Vail, Steamboat Springs, Telluride, Aspen, Steamboat, San Juan Mountains, Aesop, Siam, Christy, CAF


The Data of Long-lived Institutions

The following transcript has been edited for length and clarity.  I want to lead you through some of the research that I’ve been doing on a meta-level around long-lived institutions, as well as some observations of the ways various systems have lasted for hundreds of thousands of years.  Long Now as a Long-lived Institution This is one of the early projects I worked with Stewart Brand on at Long Now. We were trying to define our problem space and explore the ways we think on ...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Japan, Colorado, Ebay, Russia, Future, Economics, Barcelona, History, Rome, Culture, Unesco, Canada, Taliban, Oxford


The best US mountain resorts for all seasons

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Hyatt Hotels The novel coronavirus continues to spread across the US, which means many travelers are looking to domestic destinations with outdoor space and activities that are conducive to social distancing.Mountain resorts make it easy to savor the great outdoors with year-round activities including summer hiking, fall leaf-peeping, and, of course, winter skiing.We rounded up the best mountain ho...
Tags: New York, Colorado, California, Cdc, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Bill Clinton, Hilton, Marriott, Mountain View, Airbnb, Epa, Ralph Lauren, Vail


Lauren Boebert and Diane Mitsch Bush battle to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District in November

Former Routt County Commissioner Diane Mitsch Bush asks a question of keynote speaker U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood during the Q&A portion of the "Putting Colorado to Work" jobs forum at the University of Denver. Joe Amon/The Denver Post/Getty Images Republican Lauren Boebert will face Democrat Diane Mitsch Bush to represent Colorado's 3rd Congressional District. The district is located in western Colorado and fully covers the state's western border and parts of the borders with...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Congress, Colorado, America, Trends, Hillary Clinton, United States, Wyoming, New Mexico, Donald Trump, Telluride, Aspen, Durango, Bush, Election 2020


The most remote vacation rentals in the US

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Airbnb Due to the pandemic, social distancing is the new measure of luxury, and private vacation rentals offer travelers splendid isolation.We looked for the most remote, isolated escapes across the US on vacation rental sites such as Airbnb, TurnKey, and Vrbo to find the best off-grid options for remote vacationing.Our picks are priced between $80 and $448 per night to start to accommodate a range...
Tags: Apple, Utah, New York, Texas, Colorado, California, Cdc, Montana, Oregon, US, Trends, Maine, Airbnb, Epa, North Carolina, Vermont


In ski towns like Lake Tahoe, Silicon Valley's elite are causing booms in school enrollment

Students are taught a lesson in an outdoor classroom at Lake Tahoe School in Incline Village, Nevada. Lake Tahoe School Families from Silicon Valley and other wealthy locales are moving to mountain resort towns in droves. In Tahoe, the average home price last month was $749,000, up nearly 25% since the same month last year, according to Redfin. At some schools, the newcomers have created a boom in enrollment. At a one-room-schoolhouse in Bear Valley, California, enrollment has multiplied. ...
Tags: San Francisco, Trends, Silicon Valley, Lake Tahoe, Tahoe, Graves, Reno, Aspen, Redfin, Northstar, Reynolds, Truckee, Palo Alto Mountain View, Teton County, Lake Tahoe California, Robert Graves


A minimalist mountaintop home is Aspen's most expensive sale this year at nearly $32 million — take a look inside

Courtesy Coldwell Banker A 7-bedroom home that sold for $31.85 million last month is Aspen's most expensive home sale this year, according to listing agency Coldwell Banker. Aspen, Colorado, an affluent ski town, has become a hotspot for wealthy Americans looking to relocate during the pandemic. Take a look inside 34 Placer Lane, which boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, an infinity pool, and stunning views of the Rockies. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories.   A seven-bedr...
Tags: Travel, Home, Mountains, Real Estate, Design, Colorado, Life, Trends, Wealth, Features, Architecture, Luxury, Jeff Bezos, Rockies, Business Insider, Aspen


10 scenic getaways across the US that are within a 1- to 4-hour drive from major cities — and the best hotel to book for each

BI When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Trip Advisor As Americans return to travel, many will choose to avoid the airport in favor of road trips close to home. For inspiration, we compiled 10 destinations with top hotels for each, located within a one-to-four-hour drive of major US cities. Locations feature gorgeous scenery, plenty of personal space, and new policies to promote cleanliness. All hotels are highly rated with d...
Tags: Hollywood, Texas, Colorado, Cdc, Boston, Virginia, Massachusetts, New York City, US, America, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Best, Chicago, Pennsylvania


I hadn't flown in over 4 months, but The Gant Aspen lured me to Colorado with condo-style rooms, outdoor activities, and reassuring COVID-19 policies

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The Gant After months of quarantining at home, I finally felt ready for my first getaway and chose the scenic mountains of Aspen, Colorado for fresh air, outdoor adventures, and ease of social distancing. As advised by experts, I paid close attention to new COVID-19 measures being implemented and chose to spend four nights at The Gant.Their condo-style accommodations include full kitchens, laundry,...
Tags: Europe, New York, Colorado, Cdc, New York City, Trends, New Jersey, Tripadvisor, Aspen, CAF, Superior, Standard, Aspen Colorado, Aspen Mountain, Gant, Silver Queen Gondola


Coronavirus Australia live update: Victorian premier Daniel Andrews reports 45 new cases and five more deaths

NSW announces six new cases while Queensland says it will reopen border to ACT residents from 25 September. Follow liveFollow our global coronavirus live blogFlight caps fight looms at national cabinet as Morrison pledges pandemic health funding‘A moment of cheer’: 100-year-old Victorian man leaves hospital after surviving coronavirus fight‘I volunteered to be a human guinea pig for a Covid vaccine. Now I’m having second thoughts’ 3.35am BST Andrews says that the Casey/Dandenong cluster is p...
Tags: Science, Australia, Australia news, Infectious Diseases, Australian politics, Queensland, New South Wales, Queensland politics, Victoria, Scott Morrison, Daniel Andrews, Aspen, Morrison, NSW, Andrews, Coronavirus outbreak


Product Review: Tailwind Endurance Fuel

The formidable Pyramid Peak at dawn captured by the author in July from the climb to Buckskin Pass on the Maroon Bells Four Pass Loop. Looking for an option to keep your glycogen stores full while logging hours this fall? Consider adding Tailwind Nutrition Endurance Fuel to your bottles for stable energy without distressing your gut. With a variety of tasty flavors that are quickly absorbed, Tailwind claims it’s “All you need, all day. Really.” It’s been a weird summer. Yes, that is an...
Tags: Reviews, Nutrition, Colorado, New York City, Sport, Canada, Maine, Skiing, Aspen, Snowmass, TRAIL RUNNING, Gear Reviews, Drink Mix, Tailwind, Durango CO, Tailwind Nutrition


Marriott Bonvoy also includes private vacation home rentals through its Homes & Villas platform — here's how it works plus top rentals available to book in the US

When you buy through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Marriott Although the novel coronavirus is still affecting much of the US, many people have started to resume travel following shutdowns due to the pandemic. Vacation rentals in particular have seen a surge since April, in large part because it is easier to practice social distancing and there is no contact with other guests.  For those seeking a hotel-like experience in a private home, Marriott Bo...
Tags: Europe, California, Cdc, US, Los Angeles, Trends, Tennessee, Marriott, Who, North Carolina, Pacific Coast Highway, Pacific Ocean, Malibu, Paso Robles, Amalfi Coast, Hamptons


The director of 'Friday Night Lights' made a documentary about how Ford and the UAW pulled together to fight the coronavirus — here's the story of how it happened

Ford has produced 50,000 ventilators. Ford Director Peter Berg worked with Ford and the UAW to make "On the Line", a short documentary about the company and the union's joint effort to produce millions of face masks and other protective gear, as well as 50,000 ventilators, as the coronavirus pandemic was raging in early 2020 and Ford's factories were shut down. Within weeks, Ford and the UAW devised a plan to bring volunteer workers to facilities to produce the urgently needed medical tech...
Tags: Transportation, Hollywood, US, Trends, Nasa, Earth, Ford, Gm, Documentaries, Detroit, Aspen, Fiat Chrysler, Gamble, Gary Jones, UAW, Blue Oval


Art by Julie Maren

Amy and I have been collecting art since we first got together in 1990. My mom, Cecelia Feld, is an artist, and I have been around contemporary art my entire life. We prefer non-representational art from living artists. While we have paintings, sculptures, and photographs from artists who live all over the world, many of the artists are from the Western United States. We first met Julie Maren through a gallery in Boulder on the Pearl Street Mall called MacLaren Markowitz Gallery. When t...
Tags: Art, Colorado, US, Trends, Boulder, Aspen, Pearl Street Mall, Amy, Daniel, Feld, Western United States, Cecelia Feld, Julie Maren, MacLaren Markowitz, Mark Cesark Carbondale, Christopher Martin Aspen


Aspen’s most expensive home of the year sells for $31.85M

Carrie Wells of Coldwell Banker Mason Morse Real Estate sold the superlative property, a 10,014-square-foot spec mansion designed by a team of architects from Ro Rockett Design.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Aspen, Luxury Real Estate, Coldwell Banker, Carrie Wells, Select, News Brief, Most Expensive Homes, Ro Rockett Design, Luxury Lens, Coldwell Banker Mason Morse Real Estate


Experts Say US Isn’t Doing Enough To Contain Virus As Nation Nears 5 Million Cases

(CNN) — The US inched closer to 5 million cases of COVID-19 on Saturday as experts warned the country is still not doing enough to contain the spread of the coronavirus. “We need to take ownership of this and implement a federal plan by which we bring every state to containment by October,” said Dr. Peter Hotez, a professor and Dean of Tropical Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, adding that some states have been able to do that already. “But other parts of the country have a lot of work...
Tags: Health, Florida, Texas, Congress, Cdc, White House, US, Los Angeles, Georgia, Cnn, United States, Illinois, Donald Trump, Usaid, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Rajiv Shah


News Roundup for Early August

The Power of One during the Power of Four:  Here are some vital stats from trailrunproject.com as it relates to the Audi Power of Four 50k trail run in Aspen, Colorado:  32.6 miles, 9,873’ vertical climb, 9,407’ descent, 56 percent max grade, and 74 percent “runnable”.  This weekend, Simi Hamilton, U.S. Ski Team member and Aspen native was peerless in the men’s 50 k trail run. At 33 years old, Hamilton won the race in 5:18:37.1 hours. The second-place finisher, although nearing his fifth dec...
Tags: General, News, Congress, Sport, Power, Skiing, Ncaa, SEC, Fis, Hamilton, Aspen, University of New Mexico, Aspen Colorado, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Sophie Caldwell, Aspen Times