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Sreenivasarao Vepachedu

Evanston Intellectual Property Law Attorney.

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  1. The Patent Box

    Written by attorney Sreenivasarao Vepachedu, 12 months ago.

    The Patent Box After patenting and successfully commercializing an innovation, firms are still unlikely to capture all the benefits of their patent in the form of profits. If incentives are given to innovators, economists believe that much of the benefits spill over to other fir...

  2. To Marry or Not To Marry

    Written by attorney Sreenivasarao Vepachedu, about 1 year ago.

    To Marry or Not To Marry Every decision revolves around economic benefits, though there are exceptions such as love or charity. If you are thinking about marriage, first decide whether you benefit from it or not: Raising kids is the fundamental reason for a marriage. In most ca...

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  3. Global Patent Search Network

    Written by attorney Sreenivasarao Vepachedu, about 1 year ago.

    Global Patent Search Network In an effort to expand coverage of worldwide patent collections, the USPTO announced the launch of the Global Patent Search Network (GPSN) to make the patent research easier and more comprehensive by providing streamlined search capability to multipl...

  4. Passing Off and Reverse Passing Off

    Written by attorney Sreenivasarao Vepachedu, about 1 year ago.

    Passing Off and Reverse Passing Off Passing off is when an infringer uses a trademark or trade dress of a well-known product of a trader to sell wrong products cheating both purchasers and the trader. Due to this misrepresentation, the purchaser gets the passed off wrong product...

  5. Judicially Recognized New Exception to Patentable Subject Matter

    Written by attorney Sreenivasarao Vepachedu, about 1 year ago.

    Judicially Recognized New Exception to Patentable Subject Matter (Association for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc.) There are two criteria for determining subject matter eligibility under 35 USC section 101. The claimed invention (1) must be directed to one of the fo...

  6. Patentable Subject Matter Under Section 101-Part III

    Written by attorney Sreenivasarao Vepachedu, about 1 year ago.

    Patentable Subject Matter Under Section 101-Part III In Assn. for Molecular Pathology v. Myriad Genetics, Inc. (Myriad), the Federal Circuit correctly ruled that claims to isolated DNA molecules were patent eligible because they were not found in nature. A policy basis supporti...

  7. Patentable Subject Matter Under Section 101-Part II

    Written by attorney Sreenivasarao Vepachedu, about 1 year ago.

    Patentable Subject Matter Under Section 101-Part II 2) Judicially Recognized Exception A judicially recognized exception includes laws of nature, physical phenomena, and abstract ideas, or a particular practical application of a judicial exception. See Bilski v. Kappos, 561 U....

  8. Patentable Subject Matter Under Section 101-Part I

    Written by attorney Sreenivasarao Vepachedu, about 1 year ago.

    Patentable Subject Matter Under Section 101-Part I Consistent with that intent and to fulfill the constitutional mandate to promote the Progress of Science and the useful Arts, Congress defined the patentable subject matter under 35 USC 101 as [w]hoever invents or discovers an...

  9. Patent Application Drafting 101: Graphics and Views in Drawings, Color Drawings and Photographs

    Written by attorney Sreenivasarao Vepachedu, about 1 year ago.

    Graphics and Views, Color Drawings and Photographs Graphic Forms in Drawings: Chemical or mathematical formulas, tables, computer program listings, and waveforms may be submitted as drawings and are subject to the same requirements as drawings. Each chemical or mathematical for...

  10. Patent Application Drafting 101: Black and White Drawings

    Written by attorney Sreenivasarao Vepachedu, about 1 year ago.

    Drawings Information on drawing requirements is based substantially on 37 CFR 1.84. Black and white drawings are normally required. India ink, or its equivalent that secures black solid lines, must be used for drawings. For regular nonprovisional utility applications, the sheet...