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Patents News In Minnesota - Google News


Florida joint venture accuses Minnesota competitor of patent infringement
Florida Record
Cherokee Gray Eagle IP LLC and Rebounderz Franchise and Development Inc. filed a lawsuit Nov. 23 in U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida Orlando Division against Airheads Trampoline Arena LLC, alleging breach of duty of good faith and ...



Q&A with author of book on universities' intellectual property practices
Inside Higher Ed
When the University of Minnesota several years ago was preparing to introduce a new variety of apple into the market, it decided against an open release that would have allowed the fruit to be widely grown -- which it had done with a previous ...



Jim Torok lived in Shoreview. He was a research physicist at a computer company called Univac. He was also the ...
CBS Local
He's the guy who came up with something called image rotating diffraction grating, and still has the patent to prove it. ?He was very successful in accomplishing over 40 patents in his lifetime, which is pretty unbelievable,? Nancy said. ?So he was ...


Friday Opinuendo: On lights, royalty, the Ford Century and more ?
TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
Among insights in a new report this week on the state of science and technology in Minnesota is an interesting glimpse at patent activity, which is said to be at a near-record high. IBM and 3M were in the lead in patents issued in 2015, capturing 21 ...





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