Researchers have discovered a new, inexpensive way of getting the two fluids apart again.

July 2nd, 2014

Whenever there is a major spill of oil into water, the two tend to mix into a suspension of tiny droplets, called an emulsion, that is extremely hard to separate—and that can cause severe damage to ecosystems. But MIT researchers have discovered a new, inexpensive way of getting the two fluids apart again.

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United States Patent and Trademark Office Issues 700,000th Design Patent

March 28th, 2014

The Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today commemorated the issuance of the 700,000th design patent during a ceremony with United States Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker at Langdon Education Campus in Washington, DC. The patent for the ornamental design for a “Hand-Held Learning Apparatus” was issued to Jason Avery of Berkeley, California and is currently assigned to Emeryville, California-based LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc.

Patent research on retarders used in oil well cements

March 12th, 2014

Webinar: Patenting trends on Membrane based Carbon Capturing and Storage

February 11th, 2014

Anesthesia delivery systems – Patenting trends

February 10th, 2014

Apple has been reportedly granted patent for curved touch screen designs for smartphones and other devices.

December 12th, 2013

The patent, dubbed ‘curved touch sensor’ points to a technical process to achieve higher-quality curved displays as the current sensor displays are very thin and vulnerable to damages during fabrication process.

BMW Has Seen the Future, and It’s Carbon

December 4th, 2013

The material, which is thinner than human hair yet tougher than steel, is what BMW used to fashion the passenger frame on its i3 electric car, which went on sale on Nov. 16 in Germany and will hit U.S. showrooms in the first half of 2014.

Spaceflight Companies Look to R&D Clients for Repeat Business

December 3rd, 2013

Commercial space travel is getting closer to reality as Virgin Galactic plans to fly 100 kilometers into the sky and taking us closer to near-zero gravity…Read more.

Apple Awarded $290 Million from Samsung in Patent Case

November 25th, 2013

Apple Awarded $290 Million from Samsung in Patent Case
After 15 months of appeals and an eight-day retrial, a dispute between Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics Ltd. over smartphone patents has come nearly full circle.

A federal jury in San Jose, Calif., Thursday ordered Samsung to pay Apple $290 million in damages for infringing on five Apple patents with 13 Samsung devices.

SciTech Patent Art

November 18th, 2013