Tag: patents

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Does My Company Own My Intellectual Property?

July 9, 2020

Via: Business News Daily

Intellectual property rights are designed to protect various types of creative expression, but what happens when that creative expression occurs on company time or within the confines of an employment relationship? Do you own the ideas you come up with […]

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Supreme Court rules government not a ‘person’ who can challenge patents

June 11, 2019

Via: Jurist

The US Supreme Court ruled Monday that federal agencies are not “persons” who may take advantage of administrative procedures for challenging patents. The agency in question, the US Postal Service (USPS), attempted to use administrative procedures from the America Invents […]

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Is Your New Business Idea Patentable?

March 31, 2017

Via: Entrepreneur

Congratulations — you came up with a great idea or designed a new invention! Now you may be wondering, “should I file for a patent?” Filing for a patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is a great way to […]

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Patent Basics for Entrepreneurs

March 27, 2017

Via: FindLaw

Every entrepreneur needs to know something about patents, lest you miss an opportunity to invest in a lucrative new invention. Or worse, fail to patent yours as promptly as possible. Patents are part of a system for organizing intellectual property. […]

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Top 5 Small Business Intellectual Property Issues

October 4, 2016

Via: FindLaw

Your business may sell tangible goods — cars or cupcakes, say — or it may sell services. But whatever business you are in, you will likely also have some intellectual property, meaning ideas, concepts, methods, phrases, or images which you […]