What every business owner and inventor needs to check out about the America Invents Act (AIA) and how patent law is changing.
The America Invents Act is a significant reform to the United States... more
The law has changed and Patent Law 101 is no longer good law. On 9/16/2011 a major revision was passed that changes the bargain and changes the rules for patents.
Patent 101 says THE FOUNDATION OF... more
This question results from a common myth that design patents cover original artistic designs. A copyright, and sometimes a trademark are better protection unless the design is functional in nature.... more
On September 21, 2012, the Federal Circuit held that claims directed to the sequence-specific recombination of DNA in a eukaryotic cell using bacteriophage lambda sequences and variant integrase... more
In many industries, employees while doing their jobs come up with ideas that can help their employers' business ... or could help the employees start a competing business. Naturally, employers would... more
By Frederic M. Douglas
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Persons new to filing patent applications often have basic questions regarding patent searches. Should an inventor do a patent... more