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Page 2 of Patent and Trademark News issued by the Send2Press® Newswire service.



Leader v. Facebook to the U.S. Supreme Court?

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 8, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today a Federal court denied the appeal of Leader Technologies in the Leader v. Facebook patent infringement case. ‘This is suspiciously convenient timing for Facebook, coming hours after the Facebook roadshow commenced in New York,’ said CEO Mike McKibben, referring to Facebook’s IPO kickoff yesterday.

U.S. Patent Office Issues Sixth Patent Covering ‘Zero-Footprint’ Medical Image Viewers to Heart Imaging Technologies, LLC

DURHAM, N.C., May 1, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart IT, the global leader that pioneered the first FDA approved zero footprint medical imaging workstation, WebPAX(R), announced today the award of its sixth patent covering ‘zero-footprint’ medical image viewing technologies. ‘Zero-footprint’ technologies allow health care professionals to view medical images using any computing platform with a standard Internet web browser.

SecuGen Issues Clarifying Statement Concerning Patent Infringement Lawsuit

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 12, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a worldwide leader in the area of fingerprint sensor technology, which is located in Silicon Valley, issued a statement today clarifying a prior press release entitled: ‘SecuGen Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit.’

Patented Plug-in Release Expected to Rocket Share Values

NEW YORK, N.Y., Jan. 31, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As part of Masterseek’s ongoing effort to increase the size of their database while improving functionality they have recently created and patented a unique search technology for their website (US Patent application 61592495). The new plug-in is expected to debut before the end of February, 2012.

SecuGen Obtains Permanent Injunction Against Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners in Patent Infringement Lawsuit

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of fingerprint sensor technology in Silicon Valley, announced that it has obtained a permanent injunction against Suprema distributors and OEM partners that are additional defendants in SecuGen’s ongoing patent infringement lawsuit against Suprema.

SecuGen Sues Suprema Distributors and OEM Partners for Patent Infringement

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 17, 2011 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of fingerprint sensor technology in the Silicon Valley, announced today that it has added RBH Access Technologies, Inc., RBH USA, Inc., and Apiary, Inc. as defendants in its ongoing patent infringement lawsuit against Suprema. These additional defendants are distributors and OEM manufacturers that make, use, and sell products containing the Suprema sensors that have been accused of infringing SecuGen’s patent, U.S. Patent No. 6,324,020.

Leader v. Facebook Federal Appeals Fight Begins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Yesterday Leader Technologies filed its opening brief in its patent infringement fight against Facebook at the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit in Washington, D.C. Leader is represented by King and Spalding LLP; and lead counsels Paul Andre, Lisa Kobialka, Daryl Joseffer and Adam Conrad. The nine-day jury trial in Delaware ended on July 27, 2010 with a split verdict.

SecuGen Files Counter Complaint Against Suprema for Fraud, Breach of Contract, and Negligent Misrepresentation

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of optical fingerprint technology based in Silicon Valley, announced that it has filed counterclaims against Korean biometric company Suprema Inc. for fraud, breach of contract, and negligent misrepresentation. These claims were filed along with an answer to a complaint by Suprema in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California regarding SecuGen’s termination of an OEM Agreement between the two companies.

BetterThanDiamond.com Files Patent Re-Exam Request for Charles and Colvard’s U.S. Patent

SEATTLE, Wash. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BetterThanDiamond, Inc., a privately held U.S. corporation, today announced it has filed a patent re-examination request with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office regarding Charles & Colvard’s (NASDAQ: CTHR) patent for manufacturing ‘Silicon Carbide Gemstones.’ The patent in contention has allowed Charles & Colvard, Ltd. to enjoy a monopoly position and bill itself as the ‘sole manufacturer’ of Silicon Carbide, or Moissanite, gemstones.

SecuGen Corporation Files Lawsuit Against Suprema for Patent Infringement

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen Corporation, a world leading provider of optical fingerprint technology, announced that it has filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court of the Northern District of California against Korean biometric company Suprema Inc. for patent infringement.

WebPAX Announces Approval of Key Patent for Web-Based Routing of Medical Images across Multiple Hospitals and within the Cloud

DURHAM, N.C. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Heart Imaging Technologies, LLC (dba ‘WebPAX’) is pleased to announce that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted the Company another key individual patent, further strengthening its patent portfolio relating to zero-footprint technologies necessary to view diagnostic-quality medical images in a standard Internet web browser.

U.S. Patent Awarded to Sample Digital for Innovative Online Media Workflow Technology

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Sample Digital Holdings LLC announces today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent for a system and method for media content collaboration throughout the media production process. The patent was issued as U.S. Patent No. 7,660,416 (the ‘416 Patent).

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent for Two-Credential Authentication Factor

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the leading developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent Office has granted the company a patent for a user authentication method.

Children’s Non-Profit DesignWise Medical Reaches Milestone by Filing its First Patent

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — DesignWise Medical, a nonprofit pediatric device organization, announced today that it has applied for its first patent with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Formal application was prepared in cooperation with the William Mitchell School of Law Intellectual Property Clinic.

Jury Provides Split Verdict in Leader v. Facebook Patent Infringement Trial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Today Leader Technologies Incorporated announced the results of the Leader v. Facebook patent infringement trial, in which an eight-member jury in Wilmington, Delaware, returned a split verdict on Wednesday, July 28th.

Vitamin E Cosmetic Foam Patent Filed by Enefco

AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A U.S. patent has been filed by Enefco USA for a new process of applying Vitamin E as a surface coating on non-latex hydrophilic polyurethane cosmetic foam. The patent pending process adds Vitamin E to the foam after the foam is manufactured and impregnates the foam in a range from surface coating to complete saturation.

Small, Smart, Stealth Nanoparticles Seek-and-Destroy Metastatic Cancers, as Epeius Biotechnologies Advances its Intellectual Property Estate with Additional U.S. Patents

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, an emerging leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, received a notice of allowance from the USPTO for another crucial patent covering its leading tumor-targeted gene delivery platform. The issuance of this high-value patent protection for targeting metastatic disease follows on the heels of two major patent issuances.

SecuGen Awarded Fingerprint Patents in Canada and Japan

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SecuGen, the world’s leading optical fingerprint device vendor, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded patents in Canada and Japan. In Canada, SecuGen was awarded patents for the inventions entitled ‘Method and Apparatus for Reduction of Trapezoidal Distortion and Improvement of Image Sharpness in an Optical Image Capturing System’ and ‘Optical Fingerprint Image Capturing System.’

USPTO Awards Key Patent to ADF Solutions for Digital Forensics

BETHESDA, Md. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — ADF Solutions, Inc., the leading provider of forensic triage tools for computers and peripherals, is pleased to announce that it has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office pertaining to methods of searching forensic data. The patent has critical applications for forensic triage, cyber-security, cyber-intelligence, digital forensics, and e-discovery.

Titan Lenders Corp Announces Patent for Cerberyx Mortgage Fulfillment Services Platform

DENVER, Colo. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mortgage fulfillment outsource services expert, Titan Lenders Corp (TLC), a partner in Cerberyx LLC with eSys Technologies, LLC is pleased to announce the issuance of U.S. Patent 7,707,153 (other patent pending) related to the Cerberyx (CBX) web-based automated workflow platform. The CBX platform supports and makes possible a full suite of fulfillment services.

Authernative Granted US and Japanese Patents for User Authentication

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., a leading developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that it recently has been granted three patents, two from the United States Patent Office and one from the Japanese Patent Office for its user authentication methods.

Epeius Biotechnologies Receives Notice of Patent Allowance for Tumor-Targeted Cancer Vaccines

SAN MARINO, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, an emerging leader in the field of targeted genetic medicine, received a notice of allowance from the USPTO for a crucial patent covering its leading tumor-targeted vaccine technology for cancer immunotherapy. The issuance of this valuable patent protection for tumor targeted immunotherapy follows on the heels of two international patents covering targeted gene medicine in the U.S. and Europe and places Epeius at the forefront of these emerging fields of clinical medicine.

Patented CAVTEC Technology Quantifies Competitive Advantage and Value

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — CAVTEC announces the formal launch of CAV, Competitive Advantage Valuation software for maximizing returns on intellectual property (IP). Field tested in over 100 projects since 1997, CAV has helped universities, businesses, and entrepreneurs develop effective IP strategies and negotiate successful agreements.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent on Key Generation Method for Encryption and Authentication System

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the leading developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company its patent for encryption key generation method. The newly issued US Patent No. 7,577,987 titled ‘Key generation method for communication session encryption and authentication system’ describes a new encryption key management system integrated with a two-factor authentication protocol.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent for User Authentication System Operation Modes

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company a patent for operation modes in a user authentication system.

Patent Awarded for Waffletechnology Cleaning Cards to KICTeam

AUBURN, Maine (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A patent has been issued for a unique feature of KICTeam’s Waffletechnology cleaning cards, adding a level of protection to a growing cleaning card market. ‘We have been pursuing this patent since the early stages of Waffletechnology development and are pleased to have received the first of what we anticipate will be multiple patents,’ said Peter Klein, President and CEO at KICTeam, Inc.

Authernative Granted US Patent on Communication Session Encryption and Authentication System

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., April 14 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the leading developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent & Trademark Office has granted the company its patent for a communication session encryption and authentication system. The newly issued US Patent No. 7,506,161 titled ‘Communication session encryption and authentication system’ describes a new encryption key management system.

GDFII/LP Sucralose Win Over Competitor Tate and Lyle

EXETER, Calif., April 6 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Leading Sucralose manufacturer Guangdong Food Industry Institute/L&P Food Ingredient Co. Ltd. (GDFII/L&P) today announced that the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) in Washington D.C. ruled in its favor in a Section 337 patent dispute (docket no. 337-TA-604) filed against the company by its competitor, Tate & Lyle Corporation (T&L).

Authernative Granted Patent in Australia for User Authentication Method

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the Australian Patent Office has granted the company a patent for a user authentication method. The newly issued patent number 2004323374 entitled, ‘Authentication System and Method Based Upon Random Partial Digitized Path Recognition’ describes a ‘what user knows’-based authentication method.

Epeius Biotech Awarded Patents in Europe for Targeted Genetic Anti-Cancer Medicine: Company Expands Impressive Intellectual Property Estate

SAN MARINO, Calif., Dec. 16 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation, a leader in tumor-targeted gene delivery systems, has received two additional European patents for the platform targeting technologies and molecular designs that enable precision gene delivery to primary cancers and metastatic lesions that have spread throughout the body. With profound demonstrations of clinical benefit and single-agent-efficacy, as well as overall safety, Epeius Biotech continues to lead the field of clinical gene medicine with the advent of pathotropic targeting.

USPTO Issues a Notice of Allowance for MMDI’s BetaWire(TM) Guidewire Patent

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Nov. 19 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Minnesota Medical Development, Inc. (MMDI) today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a Notice of Allowance for the company’s BetaWire(TM) guidewire technology. The BetaWire(TM) is a super-torque interventional guidewire manufactured from a Beta Titanium alloy. Guidewires are thin, flexible wires that are used to facilitate the placement of balloon catheters and other diagnostic and therapeutic devices.

Guangdong Food Industry Institute / LP Food Ingredients Vindicated by Initial ITC Determination regarding Patented Sucralose Manufacturing Technology

EXETER, Calif., Sept. 23 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Guangdong Food Industry Institute (GDFII/L&P Food), a leading and first manufacturer of Sucralose in China, announced that today, Administrative Law Judge Charles E. Bullock of the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) has issued his initial determination on Tate & Lyle’s Section 337 complaint (docket# 337-TA-604). The complaint alleged infringement of process patents relating to the production of sucralose and certain intermediate compounds.

Syntec Optics Granted U.S. Patent for Innovative HRDT Technology

PAVILION, N.Y., Sept. 9 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Syntec Optics, the largest independent manufacturer of custom plastic optics in North America, has been granted a U.S. patent for its HRDT(TM) (High Refraction Diamond Turning) technology, in production use since late 2005. Most Syntec HRDT projects have been defense-related. However, HRDT holds promise for other markets, such as datacom, that require asymmetric, low-cost optics with high wave sensitivity and strong heat resistance, and share with defense an imperative to shave development cycles.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent For Private and Secure Financial Transactions Method

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., June 18 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user and transaction authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent & Trademark Office has granted the company a patent for a private and secure financial transactions method.

Epeius Biotechnologies Awarded U.S. Patent for Targeted Injectable Gene Delivery In Vivo

SAN MARINO, Calif., March 25 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Epeius Biotechnologies Corporation announced today the issue of U.S. Patent No. 7,347,998 for Targeted Gene Delivery in vivo. This patent provides additional intellectual property protection for the platform of highly advanced biotechnologies embodied in the company’s leading anti-cancer agent, Rexin-G.

LogicEase Receives Notice of Allowance in the U.S. for Automated Loan Compliance Patent

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – Jan. 22 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LogicEase Solutions Inc., provider of the mortgage industry’s leading suite of risk management solutions – ComplianceEase(R), announced today it has received a Notice of Allowance for a patent on its automated compliance system from the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The allowed patent, ‘System and Method For Automated Compliance With Loan Legislation’ primarily encompasses the ComplianceAnalyzer(R) automated compliance system.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent on Key Conversion Method for Communication Session Encryption and Authentication System

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Nov. 26 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the United States Patent & Trademark Office has granted the company its patent for a key conversion method.

Village Technology’s Affordable SMRrTRAM People-Mover Design Receives U.S. Patent

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Mar. 20 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Village Technology, an urban-solutions think-tank in Annapolis, Maryland, has been awarded a U.S. patent (7,082,879) – with a Canadian patent pending – for its unique SMRrTRAM People-Mover method that transforms affordable, zero-emission electric buses into high-convenience people-movers for congested urban corridors.

Patented Energy Saving System for Recovering Wasted Heat in Boiler Rooms

ST. JOHN, Ind. – Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Applied Scientific Research Inc. is introducing a new energy saving system, based on the patents 4,759,195 and 5,878,588. The Wasted Thermal Energy Recovery System is designed to recover heat from boiler rooms, which are found all over the world. It is easy to see that The Wasted Thermal Energy Recovery System saves both money and tremendous energy.

Authernative Granted U.S. Patent for User Authentication Method and Interface

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Mar. 12 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Authernative, Inc., the developer of innovative user authentication and identity management technologies, announced today that the US Patent & Trademark Office has granted the company its patent for a user authentication method and interface.