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Kimberly-Clark Announces Program to Fund Business Ideas from Entrepreneurial Moms

May 27, 2010 by · Comments Off
Filed under: Business, Inventor & Entrepreneur Updates 

Huggies, a Kimberly-Clark Company, launched its new site called http://www.huggiesmominspired.com/ last month.  This site was created to inspire business minded moms to submit new business ideas for the opportunity to receive up to $250,000 in capital and resources to bring their ideas to market.  While gathering new business ideas is the key focus of this [...]

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Student Inventor Competition — Win Cash

May 17, 2010 by · Comments Off
Filed under: Business, Inventor & Entrepreneur Updates, Patent Articles 

CONTACT: Richard Maulsby (571) 272-8400 EMAIL: richard.maulsby@uspto.gov The Invent Now Collegiate Inventors Competition, now in its 19th year, is inviting inventive students to enter its 2010 competition.  Deadline to enter is June 25, 2010. The Collegiate Inventors Competition is designed to recognize and honor student innovators at the graduate and undergraduate levels.  Since 1990, the [...]

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An Update on Network Neutrality

May 12, 2010 by · Comments Off
Filed under: law, Online Privacy 

            Last fall the FCC issued a statement asserting that it would begin to enforce Net Neutrality regulation against broadband internet carriers (see article here).  However, in April a Federal Court of Appeals issued a decision which struck down an FCC decision that enforced Net Neutrality, and made many question the ability of the FCC [...]

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2010 Innovators of the Year Award Presented by Virginia Inventors Forum

May 6, 2010 by · Comments Off
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The Virginia Inventors Forum (VIF) had over thirty (30) submissions from Virginia businesses for the 2010 Innovator of the Year Award.  VIF will present the 2010 Innovator of the Year Award during the 13th Annual Hampton Roads Technology Night to be held on May 6, 2010 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center.   VIF extends appreciation [...]

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IRS Host Local Small Business Seminars May 15 2010

May 3, 2010 by · Comments Off
Filed under: Business, Inventor & Entrepreneur Updates 

The Internal Revenue Service will host a special nationwide Open House on Saturday May 15 to help small businesses and individuals solve tax problems. Two hundred IRS Taxpayer Assistance Centers across the country will open on Saturday, May 15, to provide help to small business owners and individual taxpayers dealing with notices and payments, return preparation and a variety of [...]

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