Tag Archives: Dr. Melissa Schwaller

Congratulations to Genomics USA, Inc.

Ramey & Schwaller wishes to congratulate its client Genomics USA on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 10,337,066 titled METHODS FOR PCR AND HLA TYPING USING UNPURIFIED SAMPLES on July 2, 2019.  The patent relates to methods for amplifying a gene or RNA or sets thereof of interest using a tandem PCR process. The primers in the first PCR or set of PCR reactions are locus-specific. The primers in the second PCR or set of PCR reactions are specific for a sub-sequence of the locus-specific primers and completely consumed during the second PCR amplification. For RNA amplification, the first PCR is reverse transcription and the resulting cDNA(s) provide a template for cRNA synthesis, endpoint PCR or real time PCR. Also provided is a tandem PCR method which accepts raw, completely unpu­rified mouthwash, cheek swabs and ORAGENE-stabilized saliva as the sample input, the resulting amplicons serving as the substrate for complex, microarray-based genetic testing. Also provided is a method of allelotyping a gene or set thereof by amplifying the gene(s) using tandem PCR on DNA or RNA comprising the sample. .

Ramey & Schwalller 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

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Congratulations to Coil Solutions, Inc.

Ramey & Schwaller wishes to congratulate its client Coil Solutions on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 10,287,833 titled CARRIER BLOCK AND GRIPPER BLOCK FOR COILED TUBING ASSEMBLY on May 14, 2019.  The patent relates to a carrier block and gripper block. The gripper block includes a first side and a second side spaced apart from the first side, and an upper surface spanning the distance between the first side and the second side. The upper surface includes a gripping surface. The gripper block includes at least one recess positioned in at least one of the first side and the second side of the gripper block, the at least one recess including an engagement surface. A retention device includes a retention feature proximate the first end and extending laterally away from a longitudinal axis of the retention device. The carrier block includes at least one retention recess disposed at least partially through the carrier block, the at least one retention recess being configured to receive a second end of the retention device.

Ramey & Schwalller 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

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Congratulations to CNPC USA

Ramey & Schwaller wishes to congratulate its client CNPC USA on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 10,280,357 titled High Density and High Temperature Emulsifier For Use In An
Oil Based Drilling Fluid System on May 7, 2019. The patent relates to An emulsifying composition for an oil based drilling fluid includes oleyl alcohol and a mixture of polymeric amides.

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 skilled professionals.

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Congratulations to CNPC USA

Ramey & Schwaller wishes to congratulate its client CNPC USA on issuance of U.S. Patent Number 10,280,354 titled Polymer System for Fluid Loss Control on May 7, 2019. The patent relates to A combination of three polymers including a crosslinked acrylamide-TBAS copolymers in inverse emulsion form, N-vinyl pyrrolidone-acrylamide-TBAS terpolymer, and crosslinked N-vinyl pyrrolidone-acrylamide-TBAS acts as high temperature, high pressure fluid loss control additives for water-based drilling fluids systems.

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 skilled professionals.

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Dr. Melissa Schwaller elected as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation

Ramey & Schwaller is proud to share, firm partner Melissa Schwaller was recently elected as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.

The Texas Bar Foundation has helped organizations to:
* Educate the public about their rights and responsibilities under the law
* Provide legal services to the poor
* Assist those who turn to the legal system for protection”

The Texas Bar Foundation and its members are committed to our mission…Advancing Justice in Texas…by providing opportunities to support the rule of law in Texas.

Our Mission
The Texas Bar Foundation solicits charitable contributions and provides funding to enhance the rule of law and the system of justice in Texas, especially for programs that relate to legal assistance for the underserved, the administration of justice, ethics in the legal profession, the encouragement of legal research, publications and forums, and education of the third branch of government.

For more info, see txbf.org/about-us

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 clients results through efficient practice management, innovative technologies and the use of skilled professionals.

Ramey & Schwaller client inventors honored at recent ceremony

Firm client inventors David H. Byrne, Ph.D. and Natalie A. Anderson, Ph.D. of Texas A&M AgriLife Research were honored with awards at the Texas A&M Patent and Innovation 2018 Awards Luncheon on May 17, 2018 for fourteen plant patents received on peaches and nectarines in 2017.  Ramey & Schwaller prosecuted the fourteen plant patents.  Ramey & Schwaller was represented by Melissa Schwaller, Harry Laxton, and Jim Xiao at the Luncheon.

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.

Congratulations to Advanced Scanners

Ramey & Schwaller awarded a prize of $10,000 in intellectual property services to Advanced Scanners at the 2018 Texas A&M New Ventures Competition on May 17, 2018.  Pictured left to right are Melissa Schwaller of Ramey & Schwaller and Jeff Levine, Aaron Bernstein, and Lars Kuslich, all of Advanced Scanners.  Advanced Scanners is creating a 3D optical computer vision system that tracks the motion of the patient’s brain during surgery and corrects the brain maps (MRIs) surgeons use in real time.

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.

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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