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United States: PTAB Can Consider § 101 When Reviewing Amended Claims - Duane Morris LLP

The Patent Trial and Appeal Board has designated as precedential a decision holding that the Board may consider § 101 when evaluating the patentability of a patent owner's proposed substitute claims in a motion to amend.
Tags: News, United States, Board, Patent Trial and Appeal Board, Duane Morris


Standing to Defend your (Expired) Patent

Sony Corp. v. Iancu (Fed. Cir. 2019) Sony’s patent no. 6,097,676 is directed toward multiplex audio recordings with each channel having a different language translation.  Back in 2015, SONY sued ARRIS for infringing the ‘676 patent. (One of several infringement lawsuits between the companies).  In 2016, ARRIS turned-around and filed for inter-partes-review (IPR). The PTAB instituted as to two claims (5 and 8) and found them unpatentable (obvious).  That final written decision was issued in Septe...
Tags: Law, Sony, Uspto, Patent, Fed, Board, Newman, Sony Corp, Prost, ARRIS, IPR, Dyk, PTAB, Lubrizol Corp, Iancu Fed, Exxon Chem Patents Inc


Board Question #92073: So first of all I want you guys to know ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,So first of all I want you guys to know that I'm not a troll. I'm an educated church member who's familiar with church history, current affairs, and the like. I want to know your take on Brigham Young's views on marriage and people who agree with him (fundamentalists and other's who quietly agree with him). Specifically with this quote: He [Pres. Young] then gave some instructions in relation to sealing. He said that there were many men & women who after having been sealed...
Tags: Utah, Church, Earth, Joseph Smith, South America, North, Bill, Smith, BYU, Jesus Christ, Board, Henry, Anne, Joseph, Scott, General Authorities


L2 Capital acquires interactive dinosaur events producer Jurassic Quest

L2 Capital has acquired Jurassic Quest, a producer of interactive dinosaur events. No financial terms were disclosed. Statesman Corporate Finance was financial adviser to Jurassic Quest on the transaction. PRESS RELEASE DEVON, PENNSYLVANIA – May 22, 2019 – L2 Capital Partners, L.P. (“L2” or “L2 Capital”) (www.L2Capital.net) announced the acquisition of Jurassic Quest Holdings, LLC and its wholly-owned subsidiaries (collectively “Jurassic Quest®”, “JQ”, or the “Company”), together, a family event...
Tags: Facebook, US, Trends, Pennsylvania, United States, North America, Board, Company, Leticia, Dan, Houston Texas, Capital Partners, PE Deals, Consumer/Retail, Capitala Group, Jurassic Quest


United States: TTAB Orders Cancellation Of MAXVOLINE Registration For Nonuse, But Dismisses Likelihood Of Confusion Claim With VALVOLINE And MAX LIFE - Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

In a 69-page decision, the Board granted a petition for cancellation of registrations for the mark MAXVOLINE
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Board Question #92250: What are some foreseeable improvements that will come to the ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,What are some foreseeable improvements that will come to the board or that you would like to see come to the board in the next few years?-Inklings A: Dear Splatoon, I think that an updated app would be really cool. I also think that enhanced search-ability of the archives would be really useful. It might be cool to make it easier to share Board questions to social media. As far as writers are concerned, it would be cool to be able to have multiple writers directly collab...
Tags: Fbi, Board, Computer Science Information Systems, Esperanto Augmented Reality Board Enough


Pivotal Acquisition to buy KLDiscovery

Pivotal Acquisition Corp, a blank check company, said May 20 that it agreed to buy KLDiscovery. The Wall Street Journal valued the deal at $344.5 million. KLDiscovery, an electronic discovery and data recovery services provider, is backed by Carlyle Group and Revolution Growth. Carlyle and Revolution will retain and roll over their shares, which are subject to a lockup period alongside Pivotal founders. PRESS RELEASE Pivotal Acquisition Corp. to Merge with KLDiscovery in a Transaction That Resul...
Tags: America, Trends, Tech, General Motors, United States, M&a, SEC, New York Stock Exchange, North America, Wall Street Journal, Securities And Exchange Commission, Pivotal, Nyse, Board, Company, Carlyle Group


Remembering The Crazy Racism Of The Legal Profession In The Jim Crow Era

Happy anniversary, Brown v. Board of Education!
Tags: Law, Courts, Quote Of The Day, Board, Brown, Thurgood Marshall, Sherrilyn Ifill, Brown v. Board of Education


Canopy Rivers invests in BioLumic’s $6.7 mln Series A financing

Canopy Rivers has invested $1.5 million in BioLumic Ltd, a Palmerston North, New Zealand-based maker of a sustainable ultraviolet (UV) crop yield enhancement system. The investment is part of the company’s $6.7 million Series A financing, led by Finistere Ventures, a U.S. food and agriculture venture capital firm. Canopy Director Mary Dimou will join the board as an observer. BioLumic will use the funds raised to accelerate and expand its UV light treatment initiatives, including for medical can...
Tags: US, Toronto, Trends, New Zealand, Gm, PERCY, North America, Cbd, Bayer, Board, Rabobank, CGC, Palmerston North New Zealand, VC Deals, Finistere Ventures, Arama Kukutai


Microsoft aims to train and certify 15,000 workers on AI skills by 2022

Microsoft is investing in certification and training for a range of AI-related skills in partnership with education provider General Assembly, the companies announced this morning. The goal is to train some 15,000 people by 2022 in order to increase the pool of AI talent around the world. The training will focus on AI, machine learning, data science, cloud and data engineering and more. In the new program’s first year, Microsoft will focus on training 2,000 workers to transition to an AI and ...
Tags: Microsoft, Tech, General Assembly, Board, Adecco, Ga, Jean Philippe Courtois, Global Sales Marketing and Operations


VC-backed Prevail Therapeutics promotes Dai to CTO

New York City-based Prevail Therapeutics Inc, a gene therapy company, has promoted Dr. Yong Dai to chief technology officer. Also, the company has named Tim Adams to its board of directors as audit committee chair while Dr. Francois Nader, a member of the board, will expand his role as non-executive chairman. Prevail’s backers include The investors included OrbiMed, Pontifax Fund, RA Capital Management, EcoR1 Capital, Omega Funds, BVF Partners LP, Boxer Capital LLC, Adage Capital Management LP a...
Tags: New York, Board of Directors, New York City, Trends, People, Harvard University, Healthcare, Shire, North America, Lebanon, Cto, Board, Cmc, Adams, Company, Nader


NRAAM 2019, Full of Sound & Fury, Signifying Nothing? Recap for the Record

Opinion NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits In Indianapolis, Indiana 2019 USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The National Rifle Association gathered for 2019 Annual Meeting of Members last month amid a firestorm of rumors, accusations, and threats. It promised to be the most contentious Members' Meeting in decades, and it didn't disappoint on that score. But the gathering, which was preceded by rumbling thunder, leading into lightning cracks and howling winds, concluded with a hollow, unsatisfying whimper. F...
Tags: Usa, New York, Guns, Congress, White House, America, Un, New Yorker, James, Trump, Nra, Board, Wayne, National Rifle Association, Wayne Lapierre, LaPierre


Horst Schulze joins Boost as Director and Board Member to bring service excellence through mobile training solutions

Boost announces the appointment of Horst Schulze as Director and Board Member, effective immediately. Mr. Schulze is recognised as one or the world's leading hoteliers whose career spans over six decades including co-founding The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company and founding The Capella Hotel Group. Mr. Schulze will advise Boost on course content and curriculum and apply his own experience of service excellence to Boost's mobile training programmes.
Tags: Travel, Board, Capella Hotel Group, Horst Schulze, Schulze, Ritz Carlton Hotel Company


Board Question #92237: Have you considered updating your website a little it looks ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,Have you considered updating your website a little it looks like it was was made in 1980. Also when did the 100 hour board start and why do not that many people know about it? -Board at Tech support A: Dear person, Your mom looks like she was made in 1980. -Sheebs A: Dear reader, Wait, we don't look like Facebook? Maybe not, but at least we're not a massive, all-encompassing and deeply encroaching organization whose very founders advocate its dismantling.But enough abo...
Tags: Facebook, BYU, Board


Increasing Foulness In The National Rifle Association: Allen West Drops A Bomb On The NRA Board

Via WoG, “[a]nd if NRA  has been funneling millions into this guy, who this post claims is a major Democrat/gun-grabber donor, then what are supporters really ultimately donating to?” Some folks have dignity, a spine and a sense of morality and decency left.  Witness Allen West. It has become very apparent that I need to speak out about what is happening at the National Rifle Association. I am in my second term as a Board member, and I am deeply concerned about the actions and statements being m...
Tags: Obama, America, Indianapolis, Military, United States, Wall Street Journal, WSJ, Nra, Board, Wayne, NRA Board, National Rifle Association, Allen, Wayne Lapierre, Sebastian, Hobson


NRA Board Members Say New President Lied About Disclosing Financial Troubles

Leaked documents reveal the National Rifle Association is drowning in legal fees. Board members say they didn't know.
Tags: News, Board, NRA Board, National Rifle Association


Executive Director – Ballet Des Moines

Reporting to and working closely with the board of directors, the Executive Director (ED), in partnership with the Artistic Director, will be responsible for the overall success and creative growth of Ballet Des Moines. OrganizationBallet Des Moines was founded in 2002 as the Ballet Theatre of Iowa. Its inaugural season included The Nutcracker, Swan Lake, and Divertimento. In 2005 Serkan Usta was named Artistic Director and the company was renamed Ballet Des Moines. In 2012 Ballet Des Moin...
Tags: Apple, Art, Jobs, Time, Iowa, John, Ed, Forbes, Midwest, Board, Des Moines, Greater Des Moines, Sculpture Park, Microsoft Facebook, Meredith Corporation, Downtown Des Moines


L Squared divests its stake in Virtium to Court Square

L Squared Capital Partners has sold its stake in Virtium to Court Square Capital Partners. No financial terms were disclosed. Based in Rancho Santa Margarita, California, Virtium is a provider of solutions provider of industrial-grade memory and storage solutions for OEMs. PRESS RELEASE Newport Beach, CA – L Squared Capital Partners (“L Squared”) has successfully sold its equity interests in Virtium (the “Company”) to Court Square Capital Partners (“Court Square”). The sale of Virtium represents...
Tags: Usa, New York, Trends, Chicago, Vietnam, Board, Company, EBITDA, Court Square, BDO USA LLP, PE Deals, Court Square Capital Partners, About Court Square Capital Partners Court Square, Newport Beach CA, Phu, L Squared Capital Partners


Sycamore Partners makes $407.8 mln offer for Chico’s

Chico’s FAS Inc said May 10 that it received an unsolicited proposal from Sycamore Partners to buy the company for $3.50 a share cash. The women’s apparel retailer said its board will review the bid, which Reuters valued at $407.8 million, and determine if it’s in the best interest of shareholders. Chico’s said that it recently rejected another unsolicited offer from Sycamore for $4.30 a share cash because the offer was too low. Goldman Sachs & Co LLC is financial adviser to Chico’s FAS, while P...
Tags: Mexico, Trends, Canada, Chico, CHS, Securities And Exchange Commission, Reuters, Board, Company, Fla, Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton Garrison, Hudson s Bay Company, FAS Inc, FAS, LLP, PE Deals


‘Threatening the Future’: The High Stakes of Deepening School Segregation

In a multiracial America, school segregation looks very different than it did in 1954, when the Supreme Court ruled in Brown v. Board of Education. But it still persists.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, America, Board, Brown, Race and Ethnicity, Education (K-12, Segregation and Desegregation


Managing Director – Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company

Woolly Mammoth invites applicants and nominations for this leadership position at one of the field’s leading regional companies. The next Managing Director will join Artistic Director Maria Manuela Goyanes, in her inaugural season, in a co-leadership structure. Woolly Mammoth has engaged Management Consultants for the Arts to lead this search and interested candidates may apply for this position and submit requested materials by visiting this link: https://tinyurl.com/Woolly-MD For forty ye...
Tags: Art, Jobs, Washington Dc, Dc, Maria, Board, Center Theatre Group, Search Committee, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Howard Shalwitz, Maria Manuela Goyanes, Woolly, Maria Manuela Goyanes Maria, Meghan Pressman, United Scenic Artists Woolly, Penn Quarter Controlling Entity


Board Question #92199: Has anyone been declined after submitting their application to become ...

Q: Dear 100 Hour Board,Has anyone been declined after submitting their application to become a board writer? What's the percentage of it happening?-Please Not Me A: Dear frumpy lumpkins,Recently? We have had good applicants, and we have accepted the majority. If they were lame or boring, no, but such is not typically the demographic which finds the Board alluring. If someone is qualified and has a good writing voice, we typically accept them. My first application to the Board was ignored, but ...
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Fight over LAUSD parcel tax heats up as district defends ballot language, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. files lawsuit

Hoping to quell a recently arisen dispute over the ballot language of a parcel tax measure going before voters in June, the Los Angeles Unified School District board approved a resolution Tuesday affirming that the property tax levy would not include residential or commercial parking structures. Yet the move did little to appease groups opposing the measure — most notably the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, which filed a lawsuit Tuesday in an effort to block the June 4 election on the matte...
Tags: News, Education, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Board, Board of Education, Los Angeles Superior Court, Los Angeles Unified School District, Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association, United Teachers Los Angeles, Austin Beutner


United States: TTAB Dismisses DENTISTRY DONE DIFFERENTLY Opposition: Failure To Prove Priority - Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

The Board dismissed this opposition to registration of DENTISTRY DONE DIFFERENTLY for "dentist services" because Opposer Timber Dental failed to prove priority.
Tags: News, United States, Board, Wolf Greenfield, Opposer Timber Dental


Federal election 2019: Shorten condemns egging of Scott Morrison – politics live

Prime minister blames ‘cowardly activists’ after egg misses his head. The economy is again in the spotlight, as both parties wait to hear if RBA will cut interest rates. All the day’s events, live 5.30am BST The Reserve Bank has decided to hold interest rates where they are.Unchanged at 1.50%The inflation data for the March quarter were noticeably lower than expected and suggest subdued inflationary pressures across much of the economy. Over the year, inflation was 1.3 per cent and, in under...
Tags: Reserve Bank of Australia, Australia news, Coalition, Australian politics, Bill Shorten, Labor party, Liberal party, Scott Morrison, Welfare in Australia, Australian economy, Board, Josh Frydenberg, Reserve Bank, RBA, The Board, Interest rates Australia


Highlights From ASCAP Expo 2019

ASCAP began its 2019 "I Create Music" Expo with the announcement that total revenues for 2018 topped $1.227 billion, an increase of 7% over the previous year. $1.109 billion in royalties were paid to member songwriters, composers and publishers, up 10% year-over-year. Highlights Atlanta power players including producer Don Cannon (2 Chainz, Lil Uzi Vert, Jeezy), Capitol Music Group SVP of Global Creative Amber Grimes and Tunde Balogun of LVRN, the multi-faceted team behind D.R.A.M., ...
Tags: Music, Atlanta, Grimes, Digital Marketing, Ascap, Board, Bruce Houghton, Ny Times, PAUL, Barbara, Szabo, Wyclef, Paul Williams, Don Cannon, Raury, Toki


The CASE Act: Copyright Small Claims Court

by Dennis Crouch Few patent litigators would file a lawsuit if the potential payout is less than $1,000,000 — that amount ordinarily does not cover the expected cost of litigation and risk of loss. Except in the most simple cases, copyright litigation can be similarly expensive.  What this means is that it can be difficult to earn a regular ‘living’ independently creating and licensing intellectual property. A bipartisan group of legislatures are working on a small claims solution and have propo...
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United States: Developing Optional Feature Did Not Disrupt "Diligent" Reduction To Practice - Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP

In ATI Technologies ULC v. Iancu, Nos. 2016-2222, -2406, -2608 (Fed. Cir. Apr. 19, 2019), the Federal Circuit reversed the Board's decision that certain claims of ATI Technologies'
Tags: News, United States, Board, Federal Circuit, Fed Cir, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett, Dunner LLP, Iancu Nos, ATI Technologies ULC


Development Director – Asolo Repertory Theatre

Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida’s premiere professional theatre located in Sarasota, FL seeks a dynamic development director to provide leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination of all fundraising efforts. Asolo Repertory Theatre, Florida’s premiere professional theatre located in Sarasota, FL seeks a dynamic development director to provide leadership, strategic direction, management and coordination of all fundraising efforts. Responsibilities include developing and nur...
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ASCAP 2018 Revenue Up 7% To $1.2 Billion

ASCAP has announced that total revenues for 2018 topped $1.227 billion, an increase of 7% over the previous year. That's the second year in a row that ASCAP distributions crossed the $1 billion mark. $1.109 billion in royalties were paid to member songwriters, composers and publishers in 2018, up 10% year-over-year. US Revenue ASCAP domestic revenue from US music licensing surpassed the prior year by 7% to hit $906 million. Key licensing categories saw significant organic growth: Audi...
Tags: Music, Congress, US, United States, Music Business, Ascap, Board, Bruce Houghton, Elizabeth Matthews, Paul Williams, D.I.Y, Publishing & Songwriting, Composer And Publisher Members, US Revenue ASCAP, Foreign Revenue ASCAP