Recent IP News

NOW EASIER TO OBTAIN DESIGN PATENT PROTECTION OUTSIDE OF THE USA

Previously, US patent design owners who sought protection outside of the US had to file separate applications in separate countries. Read more...

CAN CONTENT PROVIDERS BE LIABLE FOR PATENT INFRINGEMENT?

Content providers often deliver their content via mobile devices but often pay little attention to potential patent infringement issues. Read more...

DOES YOUR USE OF A TRADEMARK SATISFY THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS?

When asked if one is currently using their trademark, most will say "yes". But "use" in the trademark context has a specific meaning that many do not appreciate. Read more...

ARE YOUR ADVERTISING BROCHURE IMAGES INFRINGING ANOTHER'S COPYRIGHT?

You search the Internet for an image to use in your advertising brochure. You find the perfect image, and believe you are free to use the image. Read more...

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