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The Patent Process

People have great ideas everyday, and the legal term describing these creations is intellectual property (IP). Inventions are a type of IP, and patents are used to pr...Read more

Patents, DVR Wars and Recording You...

Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) have changed the way we watch television. No longer do you need to run home to catch your favorite shows or bother with VHS tapes to re...Read more

What Is Patent Infringement?

Nearly everyone has heard of someone with an invention to make life easier, more fun or more interesting. Many patent attorneys receive calls weekly from people with ...Read more

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The America Invents Act: Whoever Files First Wins Big

The electric motor, light bulb and sliced bread - Americans love to invent things. There's even a popular TV show where entrepreneurs and inventors compete for investment money for their ideas. ... Read more

Patent Rights vs. Patients' Rights

New ideas and creations are protected under intellectual property law. When a person or company invents something, they can apply for a patent. A patent is a set of exclusive rights granted by the gov ... Read more

What Is Patent Infringement?

Nearly everyone has heard of someone with an invention to make life easier, more fun or more interesting. Many patent attorneys receive calls weekly from people with creative ideas, wondering how they ... Read more

Mind over Matter? Supreme Court Considers the Patentability of "Methods"

Update The US Supreme Court decided in Bilski and Warsaw v. Kappos that a business method for managing price risks in the energy market was too abstract to be patented. In simple terms, the bus ... Read more

Patents, DVR Wars and Recording Your Shows

Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) have changed the way we watch television. No longer do you need to run home to catch your favorite shows or bother with VHS tapes to record programs. DVR technology allo ... Read more

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