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Bruce E. Burdick

Alton Intellectual Property Law Attorney.

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  1. Can I Combine Brand Name Products into a Kit To Sell Without Permission of the Brand Owners?

    Written by attorney Bruce Burdick, 10 months ago.

    This a very risky and tricky process. It can be done but a number of steps must occur to do it. Even if you follow the steps, you may have problems due to aspects unique to your situation. So, you nee

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  2. How Do I Patent A Business Method.

    Written by attorney Bruce Burdick, 10 months ago.

    Business method patents are very hard---and often impossible---to get. Here are some tips to keep in mind. 1. You will need a registered patent attorney. Patent attorneys can be very clever in framing

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  3. How Do I File A Patent Application

    Written by attorney Bruce Burdick, 10 months ago.

    You need to use a registered patent attorney. Here is how you can find one. 1. Search the USPTO Attorney/Agent Roster Search the official roster of registered patent attorneys at https://oedci.uspto.g

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  4. What should I offer as a royalty rate for a celebrity license?"

    Written by attorney Bruce Burdick, 10 months ago.

    You don't ask, they set the rate & you negotiate (to try to lower it.) Here is why and what is typical. Let them tell you their rate Most licensors don't care what you offer, they have set rates. They

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  5. Tips on Registering Foreign Brands in the US

    Written by attorney Bruce Burdick, 10 months ago.

    The law varies from registration based to use based and that raises various issues.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  6. I revealed secrets of my current employer to a competitor. Should I cover my tracks? Help!

    Written by attorney Bruce Burdick, 10 months ago.

    Misappropriation. Spoliation. Destruction. Preservation. Segregation. Retaliation. Reputation. Litigation. This activity generates serious concerns of all of them. Let's discuss.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  7. Can I handle a trademark conflict without a lawyer?

    Written by attorney Bruce Burdick, 10 months ago.

    guides toaffordability illy and need for a lawyer in different types of conflict proceedingson trademarks.

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

  8. foreign copyright infringement

    Written by attorney Bruce Burdick, 10 months ago.

    What can be done if you are infringed by a foreigner? Some key considerations are discussed.

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  9. My Product on Amazon was pulled as counterfeit. Help!

    Written by attorney Bruce Burdick, 10 months ago.

    A counterfeiter can wreak widespread havoc. US companies are fighting back with DMCA take down notices, CDLs (cease and desist letters), ICE blocks (Customs seizures), and lawsuits

    1 person found this Legal Guide helpful

  10. How do I protect my big website idea from being stolen?

    Written by attorney Bruce Burdick, 10 months ago.

    Create, Clear, Confirm, Capitalize

    2 people found this Legal Guide helpful

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