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Wacky Patents Wednesday: The Baseball Edition

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Last week we covered some wacky patents related to ice cream, one of summer’s finest treats, so let’s keep the seasonal theme going and explore some baseball-related inventions. Before we get to the stranger patents in the bunch, though, it’s worth noting that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has actually taken time […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

August 10th, 2011 at 10:03 am

Wacky Patent Wednesday: Ice Cream Edition

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As you know, throughout August, LegalZoom is “Celebrating Innovation.” Along with highlighting awesome creations and giving away some great prizes like trademark and patent filings and a Samsung Galaxy Tab, here at the blog we’re going to feature some of the strangest inventions that have passed through the United States Trademark and Patent Office (USPTO) […]

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Written by Michelle Fabio

August 3rd, 2011 at 10:55 am

Small Claims Fees, Wage Garnishments and More – Free Joe Friday 5/20/11

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We have a judgement against us for $11,304, at this time, they are garnishing my wages for $3,000 of that. Now, we find out that they have put a hold on our checking account for the full amount of $11,304. Can they do that, and if so, how is that possible?

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Written by Carrie Yutzy

May 24th, 2011 at 7:12 am