A group of scientists recently injected the eyeballs human test subject with a substance found in deep sea fish. This injection of Ce 6, a chlorophyll-like chemical, allowed the subject to clearly discern the location of people in the woods 50 meters away. CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE
Impact glass found in a crater on the surface of Mars by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbitor could provide support for past life on the planet. CLICK HERE FOR ARTICLE
NASA recently released high quality images of Pluto. CLICK HERE TO VIEW ADDITIONAL IMAGES
A zoo in Buenos Aires was recently ordered to free a 29 year old female orangutan after an Argentine court recognized the animals right to life, liberty and freedom. This is the first time that a court has recognized such rights in a non-human animal. CLICK HERE FOR FULL ARTICLE.
A Canadian business called the Hyperstealth Technology Company has recently revealed their “quantum stealth” technology. Camouflage with this detail is extraordinary and the company has elected to hold this invention as a trade secret rather than patent it. It is not surprising that such a revolutionary invention would be held as a trade secret; aContinue reading “Canadian Company Creates Invisibility Cloak”
A photographer shooting wildlife in Indonesia recently left his camera unattended. He returned to find that a crested black macaque had taken a few interesting shots of himself. The photographer released the photos and one of them went viral. When the owner of the camera asked Wikipedia Commons to remove the image from its site,Continue reading “Monkey’s Selfie Creates Copyright Dispute”
In June, the Supreme Court heard the case Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International. In this case CLS challenged a number of Alice’s patents claiming that the patents protected ineligible subject matter. The patents in question performed escrow calculations using a computer. CLS contended that the use of the computer was not sufficient to supportContinue reading “Alice, Bilski, and the Growing Resistance in Securing Computer Related Patents”
Rob Ford, the Toronto mayor of recent notoriety, is employing Ford’ famous oval shaped logo on t-shirts that support his cause. The Ford Motor Company claims that Mr. Ford did not seek permission before using their oval logo on “Ford Nation” shirts. In an effort to distance themselves from the recent bad press, the automakerContinue reading “Notorious Toronto Mayor in Trouble for Unauthorized use of Trademark”
Artist Simon Beck is well known for his artworks in the snow. Using snowshoes, he creates stunning geometric masterpieces often the size of several football fields. He plans to compile a book of images showcasing his works. Click here for full article.
Designers have been increasingly proactive in protecting their marks and brands by filing trademark infringement suits against those making “knock-off” products. Louis Vitton recently celebrated the upholding of a $335,000 judgment against Joseph Mosseri for online sales of counterfeit Louis Vuitton products. But what if a competitor copies only the “look and feel” of anContinue reading “Products Merely Having the “Look and Feel” of a Trademarked Brand Can Still Be a Counterfeit in the Eyes of the Law”