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Design Patent explanation
[December 17, 2006 – 02:54 am]
Design Patent explanation

The definition of a design can be as follows: the characteristics, ornamental or visual, manifested in a manufactured item. The design of the surface visual aspects cannot be separated from the item it has been applied to. It cannot exist by itself. It has to be a specific pattern of ornamentation on the surface of some sort of manufactured thing. The United States Patent and Trademark Office, commonly shortened to USPTO, or simply, Patent Office, looks at applications for patents and grants them depending on entitlement, Patent law allows any person to receive a design patent…

Definition of trade marketing
[February 18, 2013 – 06:06 am]
Definition of trade marketing

From In These Times:   ROC’s Saru Jayaraman is doing for ethical eating what Michael Pollan did for slow food. BY Michelle Chen February 9, 2013 As one of the largest low-wage sectors in the country, restaurant work is more than a tough gig—it’s an industrial pressure cooker. Even at the toniest restaurant, the typical server or cook’s shift may be exhausting, thankless, exploitative, unhealthy (many have to work when sick) or even coercive (when the boss threatens to call immigration authorities if they complain about unpaid wages). The restaurant industry rests on a base wage…

Definition of Patents and Trademarks
[January 31, 2013 – 09:40 pm]
Definition of Patents and Trademarks

Below is feedback submitted today on behalf of the Open Definition Advisory Council regarding Canada’s proposed Open Government Licence Agreement. Thanks especially to Andrew Stott for substantial contributions to this feedback, Herb Lainchbury (currently the AC’s sole Canadian member; also see his personal blog entry on OGL-C) for pushing the AC on the pertinent issues over the past year, and Tracey Lauriault for bringing the comment period for the OGL-C to our attention. … Thank you for opportunity to provide feedback on the Proposed Open Government Licence Agreement. The…

Definition of Patents Act
[December 9, 2012 – 11:11 am]
Definition of Patents Act

Now that all amendments and the voting list have been published, it is quite easy to anticipate what will happen on Tuesday December 11th, 2012, during the plenary vote of the European Parliament (EP) on the unitary patent regulation. Nevertheless few people would find a way to understand what will exactly be voted. And it is likely that the vast majority of Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) won t know themselves what is hiding behind the buttons they will push on. So here s the story behind shiny amendments numbers. read more

Definition of Patently Offensive
[February 19, 2013 – 11:00 am]
Definition of Patently Offensive

Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, writing for the majority, included the following definitions of what may be "patently offensive":. I've never heard "patently offensive" defined as legal terminology. "Patent" is the opposite of "latent". Patent means obvious on its face, latent means. Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, writing for the majority in Roth, included the following definitions of what may be "patently offensive":. Apparently, the editors didn't consider Janet Jackson's…

Definition of patently false
[February 19, 2013 – 10:59 am]
Definition of patently false

In a patent manner; openly, plainly, or clearly: a patently false statement. patently [ˈpeɪtəntlɪ]. adv. obviously he was patently bored. Meaning of patently false? In: Law & Legal Issues, Word and Phrase Origins [Edit categories]. Reach Association Members Over 150.

Definition of patent drug
[February 24, 2009 – 11:40 pm]
Definition of patent drug

Jeffrey Tucker, the editorial vice president of the Ludwig von Mises Institute, an informational website that bills itself as advancing the scholarship of liberty in the tradition of the Austrian School has an insightful article justifying the practice by the pharmaceutical industry to patent a drug. The article, first of all, doesn t seek to provide a definition of patent drug; it explores the place and importance of drug patents. Jeffrey first acknowledges that the process of drugs making is expensive and complex, and cautions against discussing it cavalierly. For instance…

Definition of human resources Economics
[February 17, 2013 – 10:07 pm]
Definition of human resources Economics

As I said, this morning's Students for Liberty debate was a double-header.  Here's my two minute opening statement for Topic #2: War. Pacifism in 4 Steps   1. In the modern world, there are no wars of self-defense.   War today inevitably means deliberately or at least recklessly killing many innocent civilians.   This creates a strong moral presumption against war.     2. To overcome this presumption, you d have to show that long-run benefits of a war are so wonderful than they clearly overshadow its grisly short-run costs.   And you d have to show that there…

Definition Of Goodwill Speech
[February 17, 2013 – 05:05 am]
Definition Of Goodwill Speech

    Jane Kinninmont writes for ISLAMiCommentary Kuwait has traditionally had the greatest freedom of speech of all the Gulf monarchies, as well as having the most powerful parliament. Yet, like all its Gulf neighbours, it has started to crack down on criticism of the ruler since the onset of the Arab spring. At least 25 people have been charged with “insulting” the Emir since October 2012, and several of them, including three former MPs, have been convicted this year. But in a sign that local and international pressure may be causing the authorities to reconsider, a Kuwaiti…

Definition of goodwill on financial Statements
[November 29, 2005 – 05:24 pm]
Definition of goodwill on financial Statements

Have you ever seen “Goodwill” as an asset category on a set of financial statements? Do you wonder how the dollar amount was arrived at? Did you know that the only way Goodwill can be entered on the balance sheet is through a purchase? For a definition and general understanding of Goodwill, be sure to read my blog article titled, “Valuing Goodwill: Avoid buying a Pig-in-a-Poke”. Let’s assume you’ve done that and you now know that Goodwill is the difference between the value of a business enterprise as a whole and the sum of the current fair values of its identifiable tangible…

Definition of Goodwill on Consolidation
[October 8, 2010 – 09:18 am]
Definition of Goodwill on Consolidation

This morning, Vodafone Global Enterprise made a strong push for market leadership when it announced it has acquired two, not one –  but two,  TEM vendors – TnT and Quickcomm. Could this be the beginning of a wave of consolidation in the Telecom Expense Management (TEM) market?  I sure hope so. Quickcomm has operated primarily as a TEM application vendor.  The company has cemented significant partnerships over the past few years (including Vodafone).  TnT Expense Management is a services focused company providing process outsourcing services to large multinational companies…

Definition of goodwill accounting Terms
[February 19, 2013 – 10:58 am]
Definition of goodwill accounting Terms

Goodwill is an accounting concept meaning the value of an asset owned that. Fields of accounting. Transactions (terms / conditions). Equity offerings. Goodwill is a long-term asset categorized as an intangible asset. Goodwill arises when a company acquires another. Definition of 'Goodwill'. An account that can be found in the assets portion. over book value usually accounts for the target firm's intangible assets.

Definition of Copyright Publications
[February 24, 2012 – 12:43 am]
Definition of Copyright Publications

By Richard Hanes In American Visuals Corp. v. Holland (2d Cir. 1956) Judge Frank observed that “[i]t is, however, perfectly clear that the word ‘publication’ does not have the same legal meaning in all contexts. Its copyright definition, for example, differs from its meaning where applied in respect of torts…or in respect of privacy.” He warned that “the term ‘publication’ is clouded by semantic confusion where the term is defined for different purposes, and that we have here an illustration of the one-word-one-meaning-only fallacy.” The notion of publication was of great significance…

Definition of Copyright photo
[February 14, 2013 – 07:14 pm]
Definition of Copyright photo

Image copyright Pakhnyushcha The cloud has a dirty little secret: It is expensive. These days, it seems as soon as some new technology begins to gain traction, VCs and journalists herald the arrival of a new technological order. While these predictions often end up being true eventually, many of us are left aggravated that the status quo sticks around for so long. Perhaps no such case is as true as with the cloud. The cloud has, without question, resulted in truly revolutionary benefits to enterprises and consumers, but it always seems to be presented in a very autocratic way:…