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Dan Kruegers presentation in Los Angeles

March 5, 2018

Firm partner Dr. Dan Krueger recently contributed to the APS Physics March meeting in Los Angeles, California .  Dr. Kruegers presentation was part of the Patents and Innovations session at this months meeting.  The presentation focused on when to pursue patent protection to protect your intellectual property.

For more info on Dr. Kruegers latest speaking engagement click here.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with a national client base from our Houston, Texas office. We are dedicated to enhancing client’s results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals.

Firm Partner Melissa Schwaller to speak on IP at AUTM

DR. Schwaller will give her presentation at this years Annual AUTM meeting beginning February 18, 2018.  The Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) is a nonprofit organization which has more than 3,300 members worldwide representing managers of intellectual property, universities, research institutions, as well as numerous business and government organizations from around the world.

Not only will Dr. Schwaller speak on “Intellectual Property Protection for Plants: Reaping the Benefits” , she will also moderate this particular session.  Ramey & Schwaller is an active member of AUTM, participating in several meetings each year.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals. www.rameyfirm.com

Bill Ramey to judge MBA Venture Challenge at Texas A&M

Managing Partner Bill Ramey will judge this years MBA Venture Challenge at the McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship Friday February 16th.  This annual event consists of teams of MBA students who will quickly and effectively evaluate early stage start-up firms.  The MBA Venture Challenge offers MBA students several different avenues to showcase their knowledge and ability to quickly evaluate these business start-ups.  In past years students have showcased themselves to a level that has resulted in job offers and even technology licensing discussions.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals. www.rameyfirm.com

Paul Hinson Will Get his Trial Against Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company and its Executive David Smith for Defamation and Conspiracy

On January 26, 2018, the Texas Supreme Court Denied Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company and its Executive David Smith’s attempt to prevent Paul Hinson from going to trial on his defamation and conspiracy claims in Rockport, Texas.  After six years, Hinson finally will be allowed to tell a jury how he was defamed by Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company and its Executive David Smith when they falsely accused Hinson of forging a name on a life insurance policy.  The trial team at Ramey & Schwaller is eager to assist Hinson in telling his story.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals. www.rameyfirm.com

 

Managing Partner Bill Ramey speaks at Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday

Mr. William (“Bill”) Ramey, III proudly represented Ramey & Schwaller Saturday,  when he gave his speech on Legal Issues for Startups at Aggie Entrepreneurship SaturdayThe event, held in Austin, Texas was hosted by the Fort Worth A&M Club, Northeast Tarrant County A&M Club, the Aggie Network The Association (Association of Former Students) , and Texas A&M Universities McFerrin Center for Entrepreneurship.

Aggie Entrepreneurship Saturday is a networking event of Texas A&M Graduates who own businesses and business startups.  Managing Partner of Ramey & Schwaller, Bill Ramey often sponsors and speaks at various Texas A&M events throughout the year.  A graduate of Texas A&M Class of 95′ and proud Aggie Professional.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals. www.rameyfirm.com

 

Ramey & Schwaller Completes Successful Trademark Opposition on Behalf of Client Project Apis m.

Ramey & Schwaller successfully opposed the registration of Ojai Natural Foods, Inc.’s trademark application for “Seeds for Bees”, application no. 87/292184. Project Apis m. v. Ojai Natural Foods, Inc., TTAB Opp. No. 91236690 (Jan. 8, 2018). Our client Project Apis m. (PAm) uses its trademark mark “Seeds for Bees” for its program to promote collaboration within the scientific, research, and provider communities to achieve advances in bee and soil health and bee forage described at https://www.projectapism.org/seeds-for-bees-home.html. This result allows PAm to continue using its senior “Seeds for Bees” trademark without risk of confusion in the marketplace.

 

Project Apis m. funds and directs research to enhance the health and vitality of honey bee colonies while improving crop production. Its name comes from Apis mellifera, the scientific name for the honey bee. www.projectapism.org

 

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals. www.rameyfirm.com

Congratulations to TRC Services

Ramey & Schwaller wishes to congratulate its client TRC Services, Inc. on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 9,840,893 titled Inspection Methods for Reprocessing Non-metallic Oilfield Tools on December 12, 2017. The patent relates to the treatment of non-metallic sucker rods, made of metal, particularly tom the method of reclamation of used rods already used in the mechanical deep-pumping extraction of oil.  The method of remanufacturing of standard length rods includes subjecting used non-metallic sucker rods to a destructive pull test.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with and international client base from our Houston, Texas office. We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals.

Ramey & Schwaller files new lawsuit against Repro-Med Systems, Inc.

Ramey & Schwaller has filed a new lawsuit in the United States District Court – Eastern District of Texas alleging infringement of U.S. Patent No. 9,808,576 for our client EMED Technologies Corporation.  The technology is related to devices and methods for protecting a user from a sharp tip of a medical needle. In an embodiment, a device includes a central body portion, a medical needle having a sharp tip, a pair of wings in attachment to the central body portion, and a hook-and-loop fastening system disposed on at least one of the wings, and configured to selectively attach the wings together with the medical needle positioned between the wing so as to protect a user from the sharp tip of the medical needle.  In another embodiment, a method includes withdrawing a sharp tip of a medical needle from a patient, closing a pair of wings with the medical needle positioned between the wings, and fastening the wings together with the medical needle positioned between the wings so as to protect the user from the sharp tip of the medical needle.

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Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals.

Ramey & Schwaller files new lawsuits against AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, T-Mobile

Ramey & Schwaller has filed new lawsuits in United States District Court- Eastern District of Texas alleging infringement of the claims of U.S. Pat. No. 8,977,284; U.S. Pat. No. 9,510,320; U.S. Pat. No. 9,642,024, and U.S. Pat. No. 9,549,388 for its client Traxcell Technologies, LLC.  The technology involved is for a wireless network, a tuning system in which mobile phones using the network are routinely located.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies, and the use of skilled professionals.

Managing partner Bill Ramey joins the Board of the Aggie Angel Network

Bill Ramey was invited to join the Board of the Aggie Angel Network effective September 2017.  This role will include speaking engagements, member and investor meetings, and an opportunity to provide professional insight to promising entrepreneurs in a variety of areas Mr. Ramey is experienced in.

The Aggie Angel Network is a network of accredited investors who look to invest in promising businesses in return for stock in the companies.  The AAN is actively seeking investment opportunities with great startup companies.  While a financial investment in these new ventures is a major tool to keep progression in forward motion, the AAN also provides connections, affiliations, market knowledge, mentoring and operational excellence to upcoming entrepreneurs.

Ramey & Schwaller is a full-service intellectual property law firm working with an international client base from our Houston, Texas office.  We are dedicated to enhancing client results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals.