What Is A Patent And Why You Need One.

oday, I want to discuss with you what a patent is and why you might want one. I encounter many people that believe they need a patent in order to

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What Is A Provisional Patent?

Today, I want to discuss with you provisional patent applications. Many people refer to this as a provisional patent, but that term is incorrect. There is no such thing as

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The Role Of A Patent Attorney

Patent lawyers specialize in the area of law protecting the property rights of inventors. Applying for a patent is a complicated procedure that requires the expertise of a lawyer who

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The Patent Process

Today, we want to discuss with you how to patent your idea and the patent process and, in particular, the patent search. Many people tell me they have an idea,

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Hip Hip Hooray!!! Supreme Court Says Cheerleader Uniforms are Protectable under Copyright Law

In what can only be considered good news for fashion designers, the Supreme Court, by a 6-2 vote, held last week that the decorative elements of a cheerleading uniform are protectable under Copyright Law. The decision marks a change of direction that has been advocated by fashion companies and designers for years.

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Attention ROOR Glass Lawsuit Recipients…

As recent news in Florida indicates, even the makers and sellers of bongs—water pipes—aren’t exempt from falling victim to trademark infringement.

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Trademark Infringement News: Counterfeit Goods

In other Florida intellectual property news, the French boutique company Hermes International and Hermes of Paris Inc. recently filed a complaint against several e-commerce stores alleging trademark infringement.

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IP News | Investigating the IP Landscape of Miniaturized Gas Sensors

According to a recent report, efforts to reduce cost, power consumption, and size are driving the development of new gas sensors.

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Roc Nation, a full-service entertainment company founded by American rap artist Shawn “Jay Z” Carter, is being sued for copyright infringement by NPG Records and NPG Music Publishing, companies that were founded by Prince.

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Although they generally remain unseen (by design!), trade secrets can make significant contributions to the overall value of a given company.

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