2021

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

What is a Non-Disclosure Agreement?

[21-June-21 20:59:35]
Non-Disclosure agreements are commonly referred to as confidentiality or assignment agreements. These are legally binding agreements that establishes a confidential relationship. Disclosing and/or receiving parties...
What Can Be Patented

What Can Be Patented

[8-June-21 21:56:15]
The patent law specifies the general field of subject matter that can be patented and the conditions under which a patent may be obtained. In...
WHAT IS A PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATION?

WHAT IS A PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATION?

[24-May-21 18:23:14]
Provisional Patent Application Forms A provisional patent application allows you to file without a formal patent claim, oath or declaration, or any information disclosure (prior...
TRADEMARK SCOPE OF PROTECTION

TRADEMARK SCOPE OF PROTECTION

[14-May-21 20:13:07]
TRADEMARK SCOPE OF PROTECTION A trademark is always connected to the specific goods or services sold to customers with that trademark. You can’t register a word,...
REQUIREMENTS FOR JOINT INVENTORSHIP

REQUIREMENTS FOR JOINT INVENTORSHIP

[3-May-21 23:32:22]
REQUIREMENTS FOR JOINT INVENTORSHIP The inventive entity for a particular application is based on some contribution to at least one of the claims made by...
USPTO SECRECY ORDERS

USPTO SECRECY ORDERS

[28-April-21 14:00:02]
I noticed that my application has been “REFERRED BY L&R FOR THIRD-LEVEL SECURITY REVIEW”. What does that mean? (SOURCE: USPTO.GOV) 35 USC 181 requires the...
WHAT IS A TRADEMARK OFFICE ACTION?

WHAT IS A TRADEMARK OFFICE ACTION?

[15-April-21 13:54:53]
An office action is an official letter sent by the USPTO. In it, an examining attorney lists any legal problems with your chosen trademark, as...
Is a trademark application right for you?

Is a trademark application right for you?

[29-March-21 19:30:09]
Is a trademark application right for you? Trademarks, patents, copyrights, domain names, and business name registrations all differ, so it is important to learn whether...
WHOM MAY APPLY FOR A PATENT

WHOM MAY APPLY FOR A PATENT

[9-March-21 19:17:15]
According to the law, the inventor, or a person to whom the inventor has assigned or is under an obligation to assign the invention, may...
How long does copyright protection last?

How long does copyright protection last?

[3-March-21 20:21:30]
The length of copyright protection depends on when a work was created. Under the current law, works created on or after January 1, 1978, have...