Agency-by-agency summary of Obama budget Highlights: The department budget proposes spending $2 billion on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to develop its next generation weather satellite systems ... from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to the International Trade ... 03/4/2014 - 6:51 am | View Link
Dallas-Fort Worth will get 1 of 3 satellite patent offices, according to report Expansion of the U.S. Patent and Trademark ... of at least three satellite offices to open by 2014. Texas has become a center of high-tech innovation and development, making Dallas-Fort Worth an ideal location for a satellite office because of such ... 07/1/2012 - 10:01 am | View Link
Dallas-Fort Worth will get 1 of 3 satellite patent offices, according to report Bill Munck of technology-focused law firm Munck Wilson Mandala LLP in Dallas said the patent and trademark office in North ... working on a proposal that would secure a satellite office in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. 07/1/2012 - 10:01 am | View Link
Mason Atkins is an intern for Think Progress. CREDIT: Matt Radick via Flicker Creative Commons In 1991, Congress passed the Jeanne Clery Act, a federal law that requires all colleges in the United States to accurately and effectively collect and disclose reports of sexual crimes that occur on their campuses and help end sexual violence on college campuses.
CREDIT: Showtime Evangelical climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe has just been named to TIME magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world! A featured star on Showtime’s landmark climate series, “Years Of Living Dangerously,” Katharine joins such one-namers as Beyonce and Hillary — and Vladimir and Francis (the Pope).
Screenshot from official 5 Seconds of Summer video for “She Looks So Perfect” CREDIT: YouTube Ladies and gentlemen, your first contender for song of summer is here! The source: an Australian, appropriately-named boy band, 5 Seconds of Summer. The acronym: 5SOS. The song: “She Looks So Perfect.” Summer songs have a vital role to play in our pop music ecosystem.
Politics, the saying goes, is a dirty game — but for one British political aide, it’s dirty pictures, too. A top staffer to the leader of an influential political party in the U. K. has literally been caught with her pants down, in explicit photos leaked to a British newspaper.
The Justice Department set new clemency rules Wednesday that could free thousands of nonviolent cons — mostly low-level federal drug offenders. To be eligible, an inmate must have been imprisoned for at least 10 years with good behavior, and not have a long criminal history.
The city proposed a 3.35% increase in water rates Wednesday, the smallest annual hike in nine years. It’s also less than half of what the Department of Environmental Protection initially said it would need.