Inventors Eye | October 2012 issue

Inventors Eye | October 2012 issue
Inventors Eye
Inventors Eye Oct2012 vol three issue five0

The USPTO's bimonthly publication for the independent inventor community


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.
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.
Road sign pointing in multiple directings to Help, Support, Advice, Guidance, and Assistance.
Resources for Understanding Third-Party Preissuance Submissions

Calendar pages flipping.
Where Inventors Meet

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

Organizations and resources for the independent inventor community.
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
October and Novemeber
Resources for Understanding Third-Party Preissuance Submissions
Where Independent Inventors Meet
Organizations for Inventors


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