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What is the Process for Preparing and Filing a Patent Application?

A question entrepreneurs often ask is “what is the process for preparing and filing a patent application?”  In essence, the entrepreneurs want to know the initial steps to take to protect ...

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Can I Protect My Software Application with a Patent?

In the U.S., software developers are continually developing new and useful software applications.  Further, software developers often want to protect their software application from copycats.  A question that is often asked ...

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Five Common Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make with Patents

By developing a prototype, the inventor learns what structure will work and what structure won’t work.  And, by doing so, the inventor often develops a minimally viable product that operates as ...

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Why You Should Hire a Patent Attorney to Protect your Product

The process for obtaining a patent is relatively complex and long (e.g., typically 1-3 years) even if all the upfront legal work is performed correctly.  So, if you try to file ...

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How To Trademark a Clothing Brand

If you own a company that produces clothing, creating a strong and reputable brand identify is crucial. This means that protecting your branding with trademark registrations is extremely important. The value ...

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Business Identity and Trademarks

In the competitive world of business, establishing a strong brand identity is essential for success. Trademarks are the most powerful tool in building and protecting that identity. Trademarks go beyond just ...

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Avoiding Trademark Infringement: Best Practices for Business Owners

In today's competitive business landscape, building a strong brand is crucial for success. One essential aspect of brand protection is protecting your trademarks. Trademarks serve as unique identifiers for your products ...

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Copyrights and Trademarks- What is the Difference?

You've heard of both trademark and copyrights, but do you know the difference between the two? Knowing whether you need a trademark registration, a copyright registration, or perhaps both are essential ...

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How to File a Trademark Application Internationally

There are two primary methods of filing a trademark application internationally. The first method is by hiring local counsel licensed to practice in the country you want to file in. The ...

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Amazon Brand Registry: Infringement and Hijackers

If you sell your products on Amazon, you know the power of the Amazon Brand Registry. The Amazon Brand Registry is an incredibly powerful tool for Amazon sellers to utilize by ...