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Oregon beer growler patent duel to proceed on multiple fronts

07/22/2016

Drink Tanks Corporation sued GrowlerWerks, Inc. last November for patent infringement based on its sale of growlers, including the uKeg 64 product shown below. Earlier this year, the case was transferred from Delaware to Oregon district court. On June 2, 2016, GrowlerWerks took the fight to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) by filing a […]

In a sea of orange, Oregon State University finds blue

07/15/2016

Oregon State University is well known for its orange and black “Beaver Nation” brand.  Recently, however, it’s also been getting a lot of attention for its work with the color blue. OSU professors Mas Subramanian and Arthur Sleight, and graduate student Andrew Smith, discovered a brilliant blue pigment while studying metal oxide compounds. In October […]