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Inventors Eye Oct2012 vol three issue five0


The USPTO's bimonthly publication for the independent inventor community

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The Evolution of Adaptation

Oscar Pistorius, running with his special carbon fiber “blade” prosthetics, competed in the 400m running event and the 4X400m relay at the summer Olympics in London.

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Keeping the Road Clear

Under the America Invents Act of 2011, the USPTO established the Patents Ombudsman Program to assist small businesses and independent inventors during patent prosecution.

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Spark of Genius
Inventor Lifts Up Tradition, Culture, and Ingenuity

Brad Rousseau is a celebrated independent inventor, small business owner, and enrolled member of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa tribe in North Dakota.

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 Brad Rosseau dressed in Native American garb at the USPTO.
Announcements
October and November

2012 National Trademark Expo Set for October 19-20

Austin Wrap-Up

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 Children stand across from Trademarked characters at the 2011 Trademark Expo.
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  Road sign pointing in multiple directings to Help, Support, Advice, Guidance, and Assistance.
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Resources for Understanding Third-Party Preissuance Submissions

 
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  Calendar pages flipping.
events
Where Inventors Meet

Independent Inventor Meetings Around the U.S.
 
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  People in rainbow colors standing in circle linked iwth their arms.
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Organizations

Organizations and resources for the independent inventor community.
 
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in this issue
The Evolution of Adaptation
By Alex Camarota : Office of Innovation Development
Keeping the Road Clear: The Patents Ombudsman Program
By Mindy Bickel : Patents Ombudsman Program Administrator
spark of genius
Inventor Lifts Up Tradition, Culture, and Ingenuity
Announcements
October and Novemeber
Advice
Resources for Understanding Third-Party Preissuance Submissions
Events
Where Independent Inventors Meet
Network
Organizations for Inventors

 

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