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PROPOSED TRADEMARK RULE REQUIRES U.S. ATTORNEY FOR FOREIGN APPLICANTS

USPTO Director Andrei Iancu continued his pro-patent campaign this in remarks about patent trolls. In a speech given in the Eastern District of Texas, a ...

What Kind of Patent Search Do You Need?

Conducting intellectual property searches are crucial if you are an inventor, investor, entrepreneur, or a seasoned vet looking to have an idea protected. Here is ...

THE USPTO CONTINUES EFFORTS TO REINVIGORATE THE PATENT SYSTEM

USPTO Director Andrei Iancu continued his pro-patent campaign this in remarks about patent trolls. In a speech given in the Eastern District of Texas, a ...

Trademark Office Scam Is Trying To Hijack Trademarks

The USPTO sent a warning late last week that there are attempts to hijack trademark applications and registrations.  The overall purpose is to allow the ...

LA’CEE CONLEY RECOGNIZED FOR COMMITMENT TO ADVANCING WOMEN

Zarley Law Attorney La'Cee Conley has been awarded the LEAP Community Achievement Award provided by the Des Moines Downtown Chamber of Commerce. LEAP, or the ...

Canada to Accede to the Madrid Protocol

The Director General of the Trademarks Branch of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), Mesmin Pierre, indicated this week that Canada will accede to the ...

Upfront Costs vs. IP Damage Control

Just like going to see the doctor regularly can limit the chances of illness, the same can be said if you consult with an attorney ...

House Bill Introduced to Roll Back AIA, Eliminate Alice

A bipartisan House bill entitled "Restoring America's Leadership in Innovation Act of 2018" has been introduced to revert the U.S. patent system to "first-to-invent" rather ...

What is a copyright?

Copyright is a form of automatic protection granted to an author of an original work. A copyright is awarded the moment a creative expression is ...
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What is a patent?

A patent is a federal right that allows the owner to exclude others from making, using, selling or importing the claimed invention. In exchange for ...

Is Bringing on In-House Counsel the Right Move?

Your business is growing and with it is an ever-expanding intellectual property portfolio that carries a significant cost. It is starting to look like the ...

The Patent Process: What you need to know

There are many avenues an inventor can take to get an invention patented. Here is a general outline of the patent process so you are ...

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