Google Files Trademark Application for Pigweed – A new Operating System

Over the years, Google has been developing its fair share of operating systems, including Android, Chrome OS, and Fuchsia. And now, according to a new Trademark Application filed by Google, it appears that the search giant may be working on increasing the share by adding another operating system (OS) codenamed Pigweed. Although the search giant
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Cypriot Cheese Producers Re-secure Trademark Protection for ‘Halloumi’

Cypriot farmers have recently won back the exclusive right to sell their cheese products as ‘Halloumi’ in the UK after re-securing the trademark it lost in 2018. Participating on the part of these farmers, the Cypriot ministry first obtained Trademark Protection for ‘Halloumi’ from the UK Intellectual Property Office in 1990. However, in association with
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Ather Energy Secures Patent for Light-weight Charging Connector for EVs

An Indian Electric Two-wheelers Company, Ather Energy Pvt. Ltd., has recently secured a patent for a compact, ergonomic, and light-weight charging connector to recharge small EVs (Electric Vehicles) and power banks. According to the Patent Application filed with the Patent Office in June 2017, the connector will include a charging socket mounted on the hand-held
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Greta Thunberg Files Trademark Application to Register Her Name and Movement

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has recently revealed that she has filed a Trademark Application to register her name and that of the international school strike movement. In an Instagram post, the 17-year-old Swede, i.e., Thunberg wrote that she and the other school strikers (her fellow activists) have absolutely no interest in trademarks, but unfortunately,
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Apple to pay $85 million to Wilan in Patent Infringement Suit

In a long and drawn-out Patent Infringement lawsuit, Apple has recently been sentenced to pay $85 million to Canadian patent firm Wilan for violating wireless patents. The case, for which the U.S. District Court for Southern District of California (San Diego) made this latest ruling, has been bouncing around for the past many years. The
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Amazon Gets Patent for Robots That Drop Off Items on Delivery Routes

Amazon.com is already working on robots that deliver packages, but a newly issued patent includes a far more ambitious scheme that covers storage compartment vehicles, which can roam the footways to make multiple deliveries along their routes. As detailed in the Patent Application published recently, Amazon’s proposed SCVs could pick up the items for not
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Nintendo New Patent Details Touch Pen Attachment For Switch Joy-Con

With Nintendo’s new patent that has unveiled a touch pen plug-in, the company appears to be planning to bring brand new features to the Switch’s controllers Joy-Con. Published recently by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the new patent reveals that the Japanese video game company wants to provide the Nintendo Switch console’s
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Federal Govt. Gives $100k Grant to Protect Australian Prosecco with GIs

Fighting to let Australian winemakers continue using the name Prosecco, the federal government has recently given a $100k grant to researchers at Monash University for exploring the legal basis to protect wines with Geographical Indications (GIs) in trade agreements. Dan Tehan, the federal education minister, announced that with the grant for the Australian Research Council’s
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Tech Industry Urges SCOTUS To Reverse Verdict in Google v. Oracle Copyright Battle

A group of technology organizations and companies have recently come forth with support for Google in its Copyright Infringement battle against Oracle. The group, including Mozilla, Medium, Reddit, Cloudera, along with others, filed a joint “friend of the court” brief in which they urged the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) to reverse a
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Microsoft Secures Patent For An Environment-Friendly Artificial Reef Datacenter

Microsoft, an American Multinational Technology Company, has recently received a patent for its Environmentally Friendly Ocean Floor Artificial Reef Datacenter. Till now, Apple Inc. is the top technology company dedicated to working on environmental issues, using robots to dismantle iPhones and MacBooks for scrap metals, using recycled materials in its devices, and setting up solar
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