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4 More Years: Patent Consequences and Other Election Musings
In addition to the USPTO remaining in the capable hands of Director Kappos for the foreseeable future, with the reelection of President Obama that means that there could be a real possibility that AIPLA Executive Director, Q. Todd Dickinson, will be on any short list for future appointments to the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.
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Hotel clerk faces 200 counts of possessing child porn
A hotel front desk manager is accused of downloading more than 8,000 images of child pornography while at work and home. The Lake County Sheriff's Office charged 31-year-old Michael Chenoweth Tuesday with 200 counts of possession of child pornography. According to an arrest affidavit, detectives investigating an IP address that was assigned to the Days Inn in Clermont spoke to Chenowith.
Chinese tourists poised to transform global travel industry
June 13, 2012 | Hotel Marketing China is expected to become the world's biggest exporter of tourists for the first time this year. China's outbound tourists are transforming the world's travel sector, as hotels scramble to hire Mandarin speakers, and foreign countries invest millions in PR campaigns aimed at raising their profile in China.
Views of Obama, Romney More Strongly Negative Than Positive
PRINCETON, NJ -- More Americans continue to hold strongly negative than strongly positive views of both Mitt Romney and Barack Obama. This has been the case for much of the campaign to date, on the basis of Gallup's Positive Intensity Score, the net of strongly favorable opinions minus strongly unfavorable opinions of each candidate.
Mobile travel searches most often related to transportation
May 24, 2012 | Hotel Marketing According to a new report, almost half of all local travel searches completed on a mobile device in the US are related to transportation. OTAs for another 25% of searches, tours and attractions constituted 14% of searches and 12% of searches related to lodging and resorts.
China to surpass US as largest business travel market by 2015
May 22, 2012 | Hotel Marketing Business travel spending in China is forecast to increase by 17 percent in 2012 and 21 percent in 2013, according to GBTA BTI's Outlook - China. Growth in international outbound travel spending is expected to be particularly strong, rising by 27 percent in 2013.
Mitt Romney promises six percent unemployment
In an interview with Time magazine, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney pledged six percent unemployment by the end of his first term in office. "I can tell you that over a period of four years, by virtue of the policies that we'd put in place, we'd get the unemployment rate down to 6 percent, and perhaps a little lower," he told Mark Halperin.
Mobile web accounts for just a fifth of time spent on devices, apps reign supreme " Tnooz
Fascinating stats released by ComScore this week showing the apparent dominance of applications in the lives of users at the expense of mobile web browsing. In a report to highlight the launch of its Mobile Metrix 2.0 service, ComScore found US mobile users in March 2012 spent 18.5% of their mobile time browsing websites, compared to the other 81.5% of their time on applications.
U.S. hotels predicted to set record for summer room revenue - Travel Weekly
Revenue per available room (RevPAR) is expected to rise 5.7% at U.S. hotels this summer on the strength of rate increases, Smith Travel Research (STR) forecasted. RevPAR for June, July and August will rise to $73.59, according to STR. That figure would be a record for the summer months, surpassing $73.26 in the summer of 2007.