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Choirock Mecard’s Complete Victory in All Global Patent Disputes against Spin Master

SEOUL, South Korea, Oct. 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The toy brand Mecard, which is developed with proprietary technology owned by Korean toy company Choirock Contents Factory Co., Ltd., won a complete victory in all of the global patent disputes against Spin Master, Ltd., a Canadian global toy company.

In 2018, Spin Master sued a US toy company, Mattel, Inc., in the United States, Canada, Australia, etc., alleging that Mecard toys infringed Spin Master’s “Bakugan” patents. Mattel was distributing Mecard toys in those countries through its license obtained from Choirock. But Mecard’s entrance into the global market have been obstructed by Spin Master’s lawsuits. 

In March 2019, in response to Spin Master’s lawsuits, Choirock filed inter partes review petitions before the United States Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB), challenging validity of Spin Master’s three US “Bakugan” patents. Spin Master alleged that Mecard infringed these three

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Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT and Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT II Complete Merger to Form $2 Billion Company(1)

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT, Inc. announced today the completion of its previously announced merger with Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT II, Inc.  in a stock-for-stock transaction, creating a combined company with in excess of $2 billion(1) in gross real estate and real estate-related assets. The combined company has retained the name “Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT, Inc.” and the merger is expected to qualify as a tax-free reorganization.

“We appreciate the trust and confidence of our stockholders and thank them for their support and votes in favor of the merger,” said Keith D. Hall, chief executive officer and a director of Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT. “We believe the merger creates a stronger and more robust company, and provides significant benefits to stockholders, including improved access to capital markets and reduced operating costs.”

Under the terms of the merger,

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DVIDS – News – Planning phases nearly complete on Fort McCoy’s new 5-year business plan


Fort McCoy senior leaders are currently in phase four of developing the five-year Strategic Business Plan for fiscal years 2021-2025.

Phase four is the final development or planning phase of the Strategic Business Plan before it moves into phase five, which is implementation and reporting.

“Over the years, Fort McCoy has established a proven record of excellence for installation management,” states the Installation Management System Handbook.

Phase four includes the development of performance goals, enterprise performance measures, and action plans to guide the garrison leadership for the next five years.

Workforce feedback was solicited during phase two of the planning process, which covers the analysis of organizational strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.

The worker-generated input, which was gathered during anonymous surveys earlier in the year, helped the team develop its new strategic objectives.

While considering both internal and external feedback, Fort McCoy senior leaders have developed 40 performance goals,

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A.I. Branding Platform Empowers Small Business and Startups with Complete DIY Service

ZeBrand puts the power and depth of expert branding agencies in the hands of small businesses and startups with their complete, self-generating branding toolkits.

NEW YORK, Sept. 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — ZeBrand is a complete DIY branding platform that uses algorithmic logic to create complete brand strategies and generate brand designs and identities for emerging businesses.

A.I. Branding Platform ZeBrand Empowers Small Business and Startups with Complete DIY Branding Service

The service aims to make branding more accessible than ever and is efficient, simple, and cost-effective.

Companies are guided by the service as they refine and distill their thinking about who their target customer is, their vision, brand story, and messaging. ZeBrand’s artificial intelligence then gathers this information and creates complete brand blueprints that provide value previously accessible to only large internationally known brands with larger budgets and time commitments.

According to a recent Richtopia.com article titled, “How

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