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John Duy Tran

John Tran’s Legal Guides

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  • Patent Law Reform: What You Need to Know

    Leahy-Smith America Invents Act On September 16, 2011, President Obama signed the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act and, with his signature, ushered in the first major change to the U.S. Patent System since 1952. The House passed the bill 304-117 earlier this year and the Senate vo...

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  • BE WARY OF INVENTION PROMOTION COMPANIES: THREE THINGS TO WATCH OUT FOR

    Not a day goes by that I dont hear about a complaint regarding an invention promotion or invention submission company from either a client or someone who had the unfortunate experience in dealing with one. Recently, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) settled a long standing laws...

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  • How to Choose a Patent Attorney

    Check and Verify USPTO Registration Status The United States Patent and Trademark Office (www.uspto.gov) maintains a database of all Patent Attorneys and Agents that are Registered. Check and Verify

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  • Steps to Protect Your Ideas and Products

    “SMART Product Developers And Businesses File A Patent. Here’s why” From an investment and legal standpoint, a patent provides great competitive advantages. As a patent owner, you can legally exclud

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