Posts tagged United States Patent and Trademark Office
Best Practices or a New Way: Patent Drafting vs Ideation

We hear a lot about best practices in innovation management circles.  In fact, we recently interfaced, at the same conference, with a speaker who had authored a book called Best Practices Are Stupid, as well as a consultant who recommended applying best practices in certain aspects of product development.

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USPTO Patent Awarded to Atiyeh, Hagler for FizzLoc Soda Clamp

January 5, 2012 (Durham, NC) Trig® Innovation, a Research Triangle, NC-based innovation management firm, announces a patent award for one of its product collaborations, the FizzLoc Soda Clamp. FizzLoc is a compression device developed by Phil Atiyeh of product innovations, LLC of Cheshire, Connecticut in collaboration with Trig® Innovation.

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Trig® Announces New Registered Trademark

Trig® Innovation is proud to announce the procurement of a service mark for its name, Trig®. Trademarks are standard fare in the world of the products we design and develop for others, and the word, Trig®, has taken on so much meaning for us in the last year that we decided to take the “what’s good for the goose” approach to our own name. 

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Better Patent Applications through Better Patent Figures

The United States Patent and Trademark Office reviews around half a million patent applications each year, and the agency approves these applications at a rate of roughly 50 per cent year to year. The level of execution of many elements of the application can lead to the pass or failure of the patent.

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