This week Tesla was issued a patent regarding a method of obscuring, color matching, and camouflaging solar panels. This patent appears to be directed towards disguising roof mounted solar panels through the use of a layered encapsulation method with a specifically structured shutter.
China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) has announced that it will be ending those subsidies in a new notice. Additionally, it will be strictly enforcing new requirements and punitive measures to regulate abnormal patent applications.
NASA was issued a patent for a new method of propulsion this week. This method is for vacuum arc thrusters for spacecraft, and propulsion systems including the same. This vacuum arc thruster (VAT) involves using anode and a cathode producing a high voltage arc capable of creating plasma. This plasma is then focused and directed out of a nozzle to create thrust through the use of magnetic fields. The cathode of the device is consumed as fuel as the propulsion device operates.
On February 18th, The USPTO published a patent application from Twitter, titled “Method of News Evaluation in Social Media Networks.” The method aims at identifying and evaluating news messages and their propagating behavior.
Atlanta-based Founders Legal® Partner and Patent Attorney, Yuri L. Eliezer is among the top 2.5% in the region as Super Lawyers® Rising Stars attorney.
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Atlanta, GA — Founders Legal® is excited to announce the expansion of its Trademark & Intellectual Property Team with the addition of Atlanta attorney, Zach Eyster as of counsel.