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Startup QFO Labs® Sues Three Major Minnesota Retailers Selling Parrot-branded Drones Allegedly Infringing Its Patents

06 11 2017

We’re a startup that’s not afraid to fight back against this big French company. We intend to defend the intellectual property we worked hard for years to develop… Past News Releases RSS MINNEAPOLIS November 06, 2017 QFO Labs (http://www.QFOlabs.com), a drone technology licensing firm, announced today it is seeking an injunction in Federal Court (Minnesota District) to protect its patents for handheld “tilt-to-fly” control technology it began developing in Minnesota more than 15 years ago. It seeks to stop the sale of consumer drone products manufactured by France-based Parrot SA at three major retailers that have a presence in Minnesota: Best Buy, Target, and Amazon. Parrot SA is one of the top two largest sellers of consumer drone products in the world. The lawsuits name approximately a dozen separate Parrot-branded drone models that QFO says infringe on its patents. The majority of sales for these products occur during the holiday season. “We’re a startup...

Massachusetts Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Urges a Diagnosed Person in Massachusetts to Call Them for Tips about How to Hire the Best Mesothelioma Lawyers for a Much Better Financial Settlement

06 11 2017

As we would like to discuss at 800-714-0303 there is a direct relationship between hiring the best of the best mesothelioma lawyers and receiving the best possible financial compensation ” — Massachusetts Mesothelioma Victims Center NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA, November 6, 2017 -- The Massachusetts Mesothelioma Victims Center says, “Our top priority to see to it that a recently diagnosed person with mesothelioma in Massachusetts has on the spot access to the nation’s most experienced and skilled mesothelioma attorneys. As we would like to discuss at 800-714-0303 there is a direct relationship between hiring the best of the best mesothelioma lawyers and receiving the best possible financial compensation settlement for this rare cancer caused by asbestos exposure. “We also want to emphasize the nation’s leading mesothelioma lawyers make house calls or better put they go to the home of the diagnosed person with mesothelioma for a one on one conversation about how and where the individual...

Litigation Insights' Pete Rowland to Speak at 16th Annual Energy Litigation Conference

06 11 2017

Houston, TX November 06, 2017 Litigation Insights is honored to announce that its Chairman emeritus, C.K. “Pete” Rowland, will be a panelist at the upcoming Energy Litigation Conference in Houston, Texas. Dr. Rowland will be lending his expertise to the session, The Public Perception of Energy Companies: How to Harness the Good and Combat the Bad in Litigation. As stated by the Institute for Energy Law, this conference has become a must-attend event for energy litigators. It brings together top in-house and private practice energy litigators to discuss new industry trends, significant recent case law, and ways to improve an energy litigation practice. The 16th Annual Energy Litigation Conference will take place on November 9, 2017 at the Hilton Houston Post in Houston, Texas. It is proudly presented by the Institute for Energy Law (IEL) of The Center for American and International Law. Marsha L. Montgomery of BP America Inc., Houston and Stan Perry of Reed Smith LLP, Houston are...

Focus Pointe Global Acquires Trotta Associates

06 11 2017

The combined talent and geographic footprint of FPG and Trotta Associates allows for broader research choices for our current and future client base. Laura Livers, CEO, Focus Pointe Global ATLANTA November 06, 2017 Focus Pointe Global (FPG), a leading national provider of marketing research data collection, today announced the acquisition of Trotta Associates, a California-based marketing research company. Synergies include: The addition of a third location in Southern California, expanding FPG’s national footprint to 19 research facilities nationwide - the largest Focus Group Facilities and Services Company in the U.S. The acquisition provides a newly-built, state-of-the-art focus group facility in Los Angeles. FPG plans to transition their current LA location in Santa Monica to the new facility during the first quarter of 2018. The combined company adds to the depth of a Management Team that claims an average of 20-plus years in the space. Trotta’s database of research participants...

University of Minnesota AgCultures Team Heads to South America on Adventure Learning Expedition Investigating the World’s Food Challenges

06 11 2017

Expedition team leader Aaron Doering notes, “Our goal is to communicate the many stories of agriculture in ways that both raise awareness of the importance of issues like food security, climate change impacts, and technological innovation..." MINNEAPOLIS November 06, 2017 How are we feeding the more than 7 billion people on Earth? As more and more of the U.S. population is removed from agriculture, it is important to understand where our food comes from, and the diversity and global reach of the agriculture industry. It’s also important to understand the enormous impacts climate and environment shifts are having on agriculture. In a report on global food security, the World Bank notes the world will need to produce 50% more food by 2050, but if climate change continues to worsen, it could potentially cut yields by as much as 25% or more. A University of Minnesota team is tackling these issues, combining inspirational physical adventures with shared educational ones as they investigate...

Powder River Energy Corporation Launches Powerful Online Economic Development Website and Portal

06 11 2017

    SUNDANCE, WY, November 06, 2017 -- Powder River Energy Corporation (PRECorp) is giving a helping hand to the communities it serves with a full-service economic development website and portal. The site will focus on aiding in business attraction, business retention and expansion, and workforce development in northeast Wyoming.Member and Community Engagement and Sustainable Growth are two of three central aspects of PRECorp's Strategic Vision to better serve its membership. To help fulfill that vision PRECorp has launched the economic development website and portal.The new PRECorp website centralizes key information and resources for regional stakeholders, entrepreneurs, businesses, and economic development organizations. It is PRECorp's hope that visitors will find the tools and information on the site to be thorough and easy to use.Visitors can view the site and its information at www.precorpbizworks.com. Each section of the site has further links to additional...

Mesothelioma Victims Center Now Offers Instant Access to The Nation's Top Mesothelioma Lawyers to Prevent a Diagnosed Navy Veterans from Playing Internet Compensation Roulette

06 11 2017

    NEW YORK, NY, November 06, 2017 -- The Mesothelioma Victims Center is urging a US Navy Veteran who has been diagnosed with mesothelioma, or his/her family members, to not play financial "compensation roulette" with Internet ads that make the claim process sound easy and simple. As the group of experts would like to discuss anytime at 800-714-0303, "What worries us is not all Internet mesothelioma ads are true; in many instances, the law firm issuing the ad suggests 'billions recovered' or 'no lawsuit needed.' What is noteworthy about these claims is that they come from marketing law firms who aim to collect as many individuals as quickly as possible and sell them to legitimate law firms who do the actual work on the compensation claim."The fulltime mesothelioma lawyers we suggest are dedicated professionals who will fight to get you the best possible financial compensation from the beginning; no selling your claim to anyone else, they do it all....

Rose Eleanor Wilhelm Doster Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

06 11 2017

    DENTON, MD, November 06, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rose Eleanor Wilhelm Doster with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Wilhelm Doster celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.A lifelong artist and longtime instructor of drawing, painting, and ceramics, Ms. Wilhelm Doster is known to many as both an amazing artist and talented teacher. Certified since 1956 in both illustration and design by the Art Instruction School...

New Crowdsourced Recruitment Platform WizardSourcer Weaves Magic with Quicker, Cheaper Talent Hires

06 11 2017

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, November 06, 2017 -- As the new economy continues to raise the bar for success, attracting and retaining talent has become a lynchpin of business growth. WizardSourcer, a new talent sourcing platform that is upsetting the conventional recruitment practices, now makes it easier to locate and recruit the best talent that is available today.WizardSourcer uses a unique crowdsourcing method along with its time honed processes to ensure that recruiters are talking to prospective candidates within hours of contacting its team, at just the fraction of the usual cost. Recognizing and hiring the right talented people is an art by itself, and WizardSourcer aims to deliver the sourcing magic to a wide range of industries.Recruitment can be a laborious, time consuming and costly affair, and finding the right people and retaining them is therefore at the top of the agenda for human resource departments worldwide. WizardSourcer offers freelance sourcing teams at...

Author Victor Bittner's Newly Released "Wednesday Crucifixion and Three Baptisms" Examines the Role and Nature of the Triune God

06 11 2017

November 06, 2017 “Wednesday Crucifixion and Three Baptisms”: a study of the Triune God. “Wednesday Crucifixion and Three Baptisms” is the creation of published author, Victor Bittner. Victor Behring Bittner grew up in the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod as one of Lutheran minister Rev. Louis O. Bittner and Irma Behring Bittner’s four sons. He holds an AA degree from Concordia of St. Paul, Minnesota and a BD from Concordia Seminary of Springfield, Illinois. “Good Friday or Good Thursday, or Good Wednesday? Great controversy has raged on this subject, especially in the early years of the Church. Then the controversy died out, and Good Friday became the acceptable day Christ died on the cross. But there is a new tool available to us today to evaluate Bible truths.” --Victor Bittner Published by Christian Faith Publishing, Victor Bittner’s new book explores the Triune God. Victor Behring Bittner grew up in the Lutheran Church. He was ordained then installed as a Lutheran...

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