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    Physical QWERTY keyboards making a comeback – Samsung patents a touch phone with retractable QWERTY keyboard

    While touch screen based interfaces are increasingly becoming the norm on most phones, there continues to be a strong fan following of phones with a physical QWERTY keyboard, like most models of Blackberry. The reason is simple. When it comes to extensive typing (e.g. email/SMS), the experience of physical feedback to every...

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    INTERNATIONAL PATENT APPLICATION

    Key Facts There is no such thing as a world patent One Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) application allows you to enter patent applications in over 140 countries A PCT application enables you to get your patent application in order before national and/or regional patent application filings and thereby reducing costs overall PCT...

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    Health – Patent trends (Week Sept. 24, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2012)

    Tyco Healthcare, Medtronic and Boston among top filers this week.   Adam Heller, Ephraim and Fredic C. Colman are the top inventors in this category with 3 patents published earch. Download list of 592 patents

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    Energy – Patent trends (Week Sept. 24, 2012 to Sept. 30, 2012)

    Hon Hai Precision, Kabushiki Kaisha and Toyota among top filers this week.   Tai-Her Yang is the top inventor in this category with 4 patents published.     Download list of 840 patents