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U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in Oregon (April 23)
April 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 23 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in Oregon. *** Battelle Memorial Institute Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 22 -- Battelle Memorial Institute, Richland, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,696,771) developed by four co-inventors for a "[c]ompact integrated combustion reactors, systems and methods of conducting integrated combustion reactions." The co-inventors are Daniel R. Palo, Philomath, Ore., Jamelyn D. Holladay, Kennewick, Wash., Robert A. Dagle, Richland, Wash., and Robert T. Rozmiarek, Middleton, Wis. The patent application was filed on Dec. 15, 2006 (11/611,461). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8696771.PN.&OS=PN/8696771&RS=PN/8696771 Written by Marlyn Vitin.

Aurora Ships Decima CD(TM) Demonstration System to Hauman Technologies
April 23, 2014
NORTH VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2014) - ACT Aurora Control Technologies Corp. (TSX VENTURE:ACU) is pleased to announce the shipment of a Decima CD(TM) demonstration system to Hauman Technologies, our market partner in Taiwan.

USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: LIVINGSCULPTURE
April 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 23 -- The trademark LIVINGSCULPTURE (Reg. No. 4513093; International Reg. No 1155576) was issued on April 15 by the USPTO.

USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: CHANG SUNG
April 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 23 -- The trademark CHANG SUNG (Reg. No. 4514975) was issued on April 15 by the USPTO. Owner: Chang Sung Corporation CORPORATION REPUBLIC OF KOREA 8-8 Poongjung-Ri, Naesso-Yeub, Cheongwon-Gun Chung Buk REPUBLIC OF KOREA. The trademark application serial number 85334211 was filed on May 31, 2011 and was registered on April 15. Goods and Services: Metal powder for use in manufacturing; clad metal plates and sheets; common metal and their alloys; sheets comprising an exterior rubber or synthetic resin and a magnetic metal powder interior for absorbing electromagnetic wave and sold as a component of free-standing and wall-mounted metal display panels; thermal conductive sheets comprising a rubber or synthetic exterior and a mixed composition interior, namely, high thermal conductive ceramic powder dispersed uniformly in silicon resin with strong high temperature water resistance for absorbing electromagnetic wave and heat and sold as a component of free-standing and wall-mounted metal display panels. FIRST USE: 20000131. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20000131 Magnetic powder core for apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling electricity; electrical conductors in the form of a paste for electric or electronic apparatus and instruments; sheets comprising an exterior rubber or synthetic resin and a magnetic metal powder interior for absorbing electromagnetic wave and sold as a component of mobile phones, DVD players, digital cameras, camcorders, computers, wireless LANs, plasma display panels, LCD display panels, LED display panels, OLED display panels, near field communication antennas, RFID antennas, wireless battery power chargers and car radar apparatus for collision avoidance; thermal conductive sheets comprising a rubber or synthetic exterior and a mixed composition interior, namely, high thermal conductive ceramic powder dispersed uniformly in silicon resin with strong high temperature water resistance for absorbing electromagnetic wave and heat and sold as a component of mobile phones, DVD players, digital cameras, camcorders, computers, wireless LANs, plasma display panels, LCD display panels, LED display panels, OLED display panels, near field communication antennas, RFID antennas, wireless battery power chargers and car radar apparatus for collision avoidance.

USPTO ISSUES TRADEMARK: CAST
April 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 23 -- The trademark CAST (Reg. No. 4515245) was issued on April 15 by the USPTO. Owner: CAST Group of Companies, Inc. CORPORATION CANADA 35 Ripley Avenue, Unit 1 Toronto, Ontario CANADA M6S3P2. The trademark application serial number 85608808 was filed on April 26, 2012 and was registered on April 15. The description of the mark registered is "Color is not claimed as a feature of the mark." Goods and Services: computer software for planning special events, meetings, training sessions, trade-shows and stage, cinema and television productions; computer software for laying out room and stage arrangements for special events, meetings, trade-shows and stage, cinema and television productions, and for generating virtual images of layouts; computer software for laying out lighting, media content, and special effects and generating virtual static and dynamic audio/visual depictions of layouts for special events, meetings, training sessions, trade-shows and stage, cinema and television productions; computer software for automating lighting, special effects and the display of media content at special events, meetings, training sessions, trade-shows and stage, cinema and television productions; computer software for communicating with sensing devices, namely, RFID sensors, SONAR devices, RADAR devices, infrared cameras, microphones, stereoscopic cameras, light sensors and pressure sensors, and controlling lights, motors, set pieces, cameras, projectors, monitors, sensing devices, pyrotechnics and media servers according to user selected parameters; hardware for automating lighting, special effects and the display of media content at special events, meetings, training sessions, trade-shows and stage, cinema and television productions, namely, automation controllers for interfacing with RFID sensors, SONAR devices, RADAR devices, infrared cameras, microphones, stereoscopic cameras, light sensors, pressure sensors and controllers for lights, motors, set pieces, cameras, projectors, sensing devices, pyrotechnics and media servers.

Spectra7 Announces Financial Results for the Fifteen Month Period Ended December 31, 2013
April 23, 2014
TORONTO, ONTARIO and PALO ALTO, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwired - April 23, 2014) - Spectra7 Microsystems Inc. ("Spectra7" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:SEV), a high performance analog semiconductor company delivering unprecedented speed, resolution and signal fidelity to consumer and wireless infrastructure products, today announced its audited financial results for the fifteen month period ended December 31, 2013. A copy of the audited consolidated financial statements for the fifteen month period ended December 31, 2013 prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards and the corresponding Management's Discussion and Analysis will be available under the Company's profile on www.sedar.com. All amounts are in US dollars unless otherwise noted. 2013 Highlights /T/

Mentor Graphics Assigned Patent
April 23, 2014
ALEXANDRIA, Va., April 23 -- Mentor Graphics, Wilsonville, Ore., has been assigned a patent (8,707,232) developed by four co-inventors for a "fault diagnosis based on design partitioning." The co-inventors are Huaxing Tang, Wilsonville, Ore., Wu-Tung J. Cheng, Lake Oswego, Ore., Robert Brady Benware, Clackamas, Ore., and Xiaoxin Fan, Wilsonville, Ore.

UniPixel appoints CEO, president and director
April 23, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: UniPixel, Inc., a provider of Performance Engineered Films to the touch screen, flexible printed electronics and display markets, has appointed Jeff Hawthorne as CEO, president and director.

Xilinx releases Vivado Design Suite 2014.1
April 23, 2014
HIGHLIGHT: Xilinx, Inc., a supplier of programmable logic devices, has released the Vivado Design Suite 2014.1, extending support for the new UltraFast design methodology.

-Southern Company subsidiary and Turner Renewable Energy strengthen renewable portfolio by closing on second California solar plant
April 23, 2014
ENP Newswire - 23 April 2014Release date- 22042014 - ATLANTA - Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power, in partnership with Turner Renewable Energy, has announced the official acquisition of the partnership's second California solar installation.The agreement to acquire the Adobe Solar Facility, a 20-megawatt (MW) solar photovoltaic (PV) installation in Kern County, Calif., was closed upon successful completion of construction. The facility represents the partnership's sixth solar project and is expected to begin commercial operation in May. The partnership's first solar facility in California - the 139-MW Campo Verde Solar Facility - entered service in October 2013.


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