• The present invention generally relates to fuel cells operating directly on fuel streams comprising tetramethyl orthocarbonate in which tetramethyl orthocarbonate is directly oxidized at the anode and, more particularly, to solid polymer fuel cells operating directly on liquid fuel streams comprising tetramethyl orthocarbonate. (google.com)
  • The present invention generally relates to methods of manufacturing submicron and nanoscale powders comprising tungsten and applications of such powders. (google.co.uk)
  • For instance, Thomas Edison 's "invention" of the incandescent lamp was based partially on his "discovery" that a carbon filament possessed the desired physical properties to incandesce, or emit light when heated, in a vacated bulb-and "discovery" was itself obtained not by the scientist's vaunted methodology but by an engineer's dogged persistence, trying many different possible filament materials until he found the one that worked. (britannica.com)
  • Ahmadpoor and Jones devised a metric for the "distance" between patentable inventions and prior research to study this question. (sciencemag.org)
  • First, in Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Laboratories , 1 the Court held that certain medical inventions are non-patentable, calling into question the USPTO's long-standing practice of recognizing the patentability of isolated gene and amino acid sequences and methods of their use. (dlapiper.com)
  • The court found the claimed steps were sufficiently transformative, while holding that other claims relating to diagnosing predisposition to breast cancer failed the "machine or transformation" test and thus were non-patentable. (dlapiper.com)
  • Two recent US Supreme Court rulings have led to speculation that the patentability of gene-based inventions may become uncertain. (dlapiper.com)
  • If the contribution lies in the field of computer programme, check whether it is claimed in conjunction with a novel hardware and proceed to other steps to determine patentability with respect to the invention. (iiprd.com)
  • It is well-established that, in patentability cases, the focus should be on the underlying substance of the invention, not the particular form in which it is claimed. (iiprd.com)
  • That is, while examining an application its substance is considered and a claim is taken as whole, if it does not fall in any of the excluded categories, the Examiner can proceed with other steps to determine patentability with respect to the invention. (iiprd.com)
  • Within 12 months of filing a U.S. patent application, TTO will update its initial patentability and market assessments, and after consultation with the Division that sponsored the research leading to the invention, file international patent applications as appropriate. (cdc.gov)
  • In India, Section 4 of the Patent Act, 1970, provides that no patent shall be granted in respect of an invention relating to atomic energy falling within subsection (1) of Section 20 of the Atomic Energy Act, 1962. (expertguides.com)
  • The explanation appended to the Section defines "security of India" to include any action necessary for the security of India which relates to, inter alia, fissionable materials or the materials from which they are derived. (expertguides.com)
  • In the past couple of years, several Indian Ministers / personalities have made claims regarding existence of modern inventions in Ancient India. (stackexchange.com)
  • For the purposes of this list, inventions are regarded as technological firsts developed in India, and as such does not include foreign technologies which India acquired through contact. (wikipedia.org)
  • The completed invention form (called the "Employee Invention Report" or "EIR") is then fed to the CDC Team at the National Institutes of Health where they handle patent prosecution and make the technology available for licensing. (cdc.gov)
  • These guidelines offer principles and best practices for the licensing of genetic inventions used for the purpose of human health care. (oecd.org)
  • Because certain claims relating to biological sequences are not allowable under Chinese patent law, it is recommended that adequate disclosure be provided in the specification when the application is drafted. (foley.com)
  • Are the claims made by Indian Ministers / personalities regarding ancient Indian inventions true? (stackexchange.com)
  • Swine flu still rumbles on in the background, and it is still dangerous-but could two new inventions revealed this week give us Star Trek -like medical technology to help us combat future pandemics? (fastcompany.com)
  • I thought you might be interested in this item at http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27692488 Title: On the subject-matter of letters patent for inventions : being a supplement to the Law and practice of letters patent for inventions Author: Thomas Webster Publisher: London : Crofts and Blenkarn, 1841. (worldcat.org)
  • 2. Reduction to practice: The actual construction of the invention in physical form. (ibj.com)
  • Proving "reduction to practice" means proving "the actual construction of the invention in physical form," according to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. (ibj.com)
  • This new invention revolutionizes quantum-limited heat conduction which means as efficient heat transport as possible from point A to point B. This is great news especially for the developers of quantum computers. (phys.org)
  • In other tour news, Reba McEntire is continuing her longtime policy of finding tour sponsors that aren't tobacco- or alcohol-related. (celebrityaccess.com)
  • The invention relates to implantable articles designed to be implanted to support pelvic tissue such as the urethra or bladder, to treat incontinence or other pelvic conditions. (google.ca)
  • In another embodiment, the invention discloses pharmaceutical compositions comprising such MCH antagonists as well as methods of using them to treat obesity, metabolic disorders, eating disorders such as hyperphagia, and diabetes. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • The field of invention relates to thermoplastic polyester compositions, and in particular, to hydrolysis resistant thermoplastic polyester compositions and applications made therefrom. (google.co.uk)
  • This invention relates to receptors, particularly nuclear hormone receptors. (google.com)
  • To validate the performance of their invention, the NUS scientists will be testing their abilities of the nanocrystals for longer times, and at different temperatures and humidity levels. (phys.org)
  • In accordance with the present invention, various behavior modification mechanisms are provided for modifying behavior of target subjects with respect to sanitation to promote a healthier and safer environment for both the target subject and those in contact with the target subject and the target environment. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • This report served as a catalyst for reform and initiatives designed to improve education in mathematics, science, engineering and other technology-related subjects . (nist.gov)
  • Nicholas Port and Steven A. Hitzeman last month were awarded a $429,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health, which they plan to use to perfect an invention that objectively measures an athlete's eye movements to detect even the slightest brain injury. (ibj.com)
  • After a long legal battle, the NFL in August reached a $765 million settlement over concussion-related brain injuries among its 18,000 retired players, agreeing to compensate victims, pay for medical exams, and underwrite research. (ibj.com)
  • I am interested in complex processes of the brain related to learning, remembering and thinking and I've been very interested in the plastic processes that contribute to child development and to adult and life long learning. (childrenofthecode.org)
  • Even when the issue is related to hardware/software relation, the expression of the functionality as a method is to be judged on its substance . (iiprd.com)
  • 12. A pharmaceutical composition for treating obesity or a related disorder in an animal comprising dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) or a derivative or metabolite thereof and at least one anorectic agent. (google.com)
  • Protamine represents a new strategy and a very different type of compound to help defend against ocular infections related to contact lens use," comments Michael Twa, Editor-in-Chief of Optometry and Vision Science . (medindia.net)
  • Approximately one year after the filing of an international application, TTO again reevaluates the commercial potential of the invention. (cdc.gov)
  • Most AI technology services are strongly related to big data collection through the internet (such as social network systems, credit card payments, and sensors). (voxeu.org)
  • We apply Intellectual Ventures' expertise in invention to specifically invent, develop, and deploy technology that improves life in developing countries. (intellectualventures.com)
  • We're still learning a lot about HPV, and the guidelines for testing and treatment are constantly shifting (you can read up about a lot of the myths related to it here ), but your takeaway on this subject is this: GET VACCINATED AGAINST HPV. (rookiemag.com)
  • Yet this unassuming son of a tractor technician is hogging the headlines with his latest invention, a futuristic vehicle that can straddle car lanes and may finally ease Beijing's chronic traffic gridlock. (chinadaily.com.cn)