Author Archives: Todd Etshman

Rochester patent index figures soar in Q2

The number of Rochester area patent applications made, and patents issued, rose to the highest levels in two years, according to 2012 second quarter figures released yesterday by the intellectual property law firm of Hoffman Warnick LLC in Albany. Rochester-based ...

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County Dems ask for indigent burial reform

At a press conference near indigent burial sites in Oatka Cemetery in Scottsville on Tuesday, Monroe County Democratic lawmakers introduced legislation to restore funding to the county’s indigent burial program and enhance minimum funeral standards for indigent burial. “There is ...

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New rules proposed for notaries in N.Y.

The New York Department of State announced a new rule in Notary Public License Law last week designed to prevent non-English speaking notaries from misidentifying themselves as attorneys or immigration professionals who can provide legal advice. The rule requires that ...

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USPTO to open first ever satellite offices

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office received over 600 suggestions during the past six months regarding where the USPTO should place regional satellite offices designed to improve the patent application process and create new jobs in the communities selected. Despite ...

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