About Inventive Patent Law P.C.
THE LEGAL PROFESSIONALS AT INVENTIVE PATENT LAW P.C. ARE COMMITTED TO THE PROTECTION OF INVENTIONS, BRAND NAMES, AND COPYRIGHTED WORKS. WE HANDLE ALL ASPECTS OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, INCLUDING PATENTS, TRADEMARKS, AND COPYRIGHTS. WE OFFER FREE CONSULTATIONS TO EVALUATE ALL ASPECTS OF YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, YOUR BUSINESS GOALS, AND YOUR STRATEGY FOR ADDING VALUE TO YOUR BUSINESS THROUGH YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY.
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A TRADEMARK IS A WORD, NAME, SYMBOL, OR PERCEIVABLE INDICIA, WHICH IS USED TO INDICATE THE ORIGIN OF A PRODUCT AND TO DISTINGUISH THAT PRODUCT FROM OTHERS. SIMILARLY, A SERVICE MARK IDENTIFIES AND DISTINGUISHES A SERVICE RATHER THAN A PRODUCT. IN SOME CASES, A COLOR, SMELL, OR SOUND CAN BE TRADEMARKED.
COPYRIGHTS PROTECT AUTHORS OF “ORIGINAL WORKS” WHETHER THEY ARE PUBLISHED OR UNPUBLISHED. THE 1976 COPYRIGHT ACT GENERALLY GIVES THE COPYRIGHT OWNERS THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO:
– Prepare derivative works
– Make and distribute copies
– Perform or display the copyrighted work publicly.
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News & Blog
Microsoft and Samsung have settled their contract dispute over Android patent-licensing, according to a brief statement issued by Microsoft on February 9. [Source: ZDNet]
With both sides of the aisle focusing on bettering the middle class this new Legislative session, Congress should consider determining how to better protect the intellectual property of innovative Americans. America’s knowledge-based economy requires international treaties and enforcement of current laws to keep American IP safe and to encourage innovation. [Source: The Hill]
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced the release of the Patent Application Alert Service. This system provides customized, email alerts to the public for free when patent applications of interest are published. Additionally, the system offers direct access to the published applications that meet your search criteria.
Celebrities aren’t like you and me. They’re better. Or at least Facebook thinks they’re worth more money. Convince experts and influencers to like something, and everyone will follow their lead. The question is how to identify who these special people are, and Facebook’s just patented one of the trickiest ways yet. [Source: TechCrunch]
A petition for a Writ of Certiorari was filed on behalf of Google to the Supreme Court, asking: “Whether copyright protection extends to all elements of an original work of computer software, including a system or method of operation, that an author could have written in more than one way.” Dennis Crouch of Patently-O wrote […]
The current outlook for legislative patent reform in 2015 is not so much whether reforms will be enacted but instead how far they will go. In a Chamber of Commerce IP event on November 18, Representative Goodlatte and Senator Coons will discuss their outlook on IP legislation in the new term. Source: http://patentlyo.com/patent/2014/11/update-patent-reform.html
The high-profile patent lawsuit between Google and the “Rockstar Consortium” is drawing to a close. Google has signed a “term sheet” with Rockstar, which will be finalized as a settlement in the coming weeks. Source: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/11/google-and-rockstar-settle-patent-dispute/
Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) lawyer Daniel Nazer’s Sisyphean task is right in his job title: he’s the Mark Cuban Chair to Eliminate Stupid Patents. So when Nazer says he’s seen one of the all-time dumbest patents, that’s saying a lot. Yesterday, Nazer and his fellow EFF lawyer Vera Ranieri filed court papers seeking to invalidate […]