Intellectual Property Law Blog

October 16, 2018

The Aftermath of Alice and It’s Impact on Software-Related Inventions

The Supreme Court’s 2014 ruling in the case of Alice Corp. v. CLS International caused the software developers’ world to rethink how they develop products and how those products can be patented. The case involved Alice Corporation, a software company that […]
October 12, 2018

How IP Assets Can Help Med Device Startups Raise VC Funding

Have you ever heard the expression, “you have got to spend money to make money?” It is often a necessity in entrepreneurship to invest in yourself in order to get others to invest in you and your business. But how […]
October 9, 2018

What is Fair Use of Trademarks?

One of the most important trademark rights is the exclusive right to use a given trademark in commerce to identify to consumers the source of a particular good or service, or a class of goods or services. Unauthorized use of […]
October 3, 2018

Have a Trademark? Use It or Lose It.

Did you know that even if you hold a certificate of registration for a trademark, you still could potentially face the risk of losing your trademark protection status? The age-old expression “use it, or lose it” is applicable in the world […]
October 1, 2018

Aspects of AI That are a Good Fit for Trade Secret Protection

Sometimes in business, the best way to garner and preserve a competitive advantage is by keeping valuable information to one’s self. Just about any valuable business information can be legally protected as a trade secret. Trade secret protection is useful […]
September 18, 2018

The Role Trademarks Play in Medical Device Technologies

Trademarks are one of the primary ways for a medical device company to convey their brand to patients, medical professionals and healthcare systems. Since trademarks are a distinctive way for consumers to identify your company and its products, it is […]
September 14, 2018

How To Put A Stop To Your Competitors Infringing Activities

Sometimes your only legal option for dealing with trademark infringers is to seek help from the court system. Business owners often need to resort to the courts in trademark infringement cases when the infringer is uncooperative, combative, or is a […]
September 6, 2018

Some Aspects of AI are a Good Fit for Copyright Protection

AI technology is a complicated creature – and this is particularly true when figuring out what IP assets exist in an AI technology. Some elements of AI involve creative thought or expression by the developers, such as the creativity that […]
September 4, 2018

Who Can Use Inter Partes Review?

Ever since its introduction in 2012 with the enactment of the America Invents Act, Inter Partes Review (IPR) petitions have been a popular alternative, or tangential proceeding, to litigation in the Courts. IPRs are used to challenge the validity of […]
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