Monthly Archives: November 2014

Congratulations Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service

Ramey & Browning wishes to congratulate its client Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service on the issuance of the following U.S. Trademarks: U.S. Trademark 85-968,984 for “TEEX TESTED”; 86-165,021 for “TEEX Brayton Fire Training Field”; 86-165,063 “Texas Fire Training school”; 86-092,158 for “TEEX TESTED” + graphic; 86-165,242 for “NATIONAL CYBERSECURITY PREPAREDNESS CONSORTIUM”; 86-165,098 “NATIONAL EMERGENCY RESPONSE AND RESCUE TRAINING CENTER”; and 86-165,184 “NATIONAL DOMESTIC PREPAREDNESS CONSORTIUM”.

Congratulations Star Biologics

Ramey & Browning wishes to congratulate its client Star Biologics on the issuance of U.S. Patent Number 8,828,958, titled Single-Stranded Oligonucleotides and Uses Thereof. The patent relates to oligonucleotide sequences that either kill or inhibit growth, or prevent the production of endogenously expressed toxin, of microorganisms.

Congratulations to Star Biologics

Ramey & Browning wishes to congratulate its client Star Biologics on the issuance of U.S. Patent Number 8,889,397, titled Nucleotides for prevention and treatment of bacterial and fungal pathologies. The patent relates to a selectively inducible, single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) expression library, a method for constructing a ssDNA expression library, a method for screening ssDNA using the expression library, and a method for identifying ssDNA molecules that alter expression of bacterial and fungal gene(s) related to cell growth and toxin production and secretion.

Congratulations to MedPatent Corporation and Vinay Badhwar

Ramey & Browning wishes to congratulate its client MedPatent Corporation and inventor Vinay Badhwar on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 8,663,249, titled Automatic Suturing Apparatus and Methods of Use on March 4, 2014. The automatic suturing apparatus comprises triggers that activate suturing and securing of the tissue of a patient as well as suturing and securing of a valve to the tissue of a patient.

Congratulations to Custom Medical Applications

Ramey & Browning wishes to congratulate its client Custom Medical Applications on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 8,882,712, titled Neural Injection System and Related Methods on November 11, 2014.  The neural injection system includes an at least partially hollow cannula with a rounded open blunt distal end and a stylet that is an introducer capable of access across a tissue of a patient that cannot be punctured by the rounded open blunt distal end during a normal insertion procedure.

Congratulations to Custom Medical Applications

Ramey & Browning wishes to congratulate its client Custom Medical Applications on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 8,690,832, titled Retrofitted Neural Injection System and Related Methods on April 8, 2014.  The retrofitted neural injection system includes an injection needle comprising a hollow cannula with an open distal end, at least one side port, and the distal end of the hollow cannula sealed with a bio-compatible sealant.

Ramey & Browning sues University of Chicago for copyright ingfringement

On October 17, 2014, Ramey & Browning Bill Ramey filed a copyright infringement lawsuit against the University of Chicago for its translation of Profesor Olivares’ Novelas amorosas y ejemplares in the Eastern District of Texas.  Professor Olivares, of the University of Houston, states that the translation aounts to academic piracy of a work he spent years developing.

The Maroon, the student nespaper of the University of Chicago, published an article commenting on the lawsuit.  The article can be found at http://chicagomaroon.com/2014/11/04/uchicago-press-sued-for-copyright-infringement-in-book/#disqus_thread.