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Gene Patent Law

Gene Patent Law

Gene patent law is a highly controversial area of patent law. 35 U.S.C. 101 limits what is patentable to "any new and useful process, machine, manufacture, or composition of matter." Although living organisms and scientific principles are not included in this, the scope of inventions that are pate......[Read More]
GAME OVER FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGERS

GAME OVER FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGERS

This article explains the significance of the recent case of Nintendo Co Ltd v Playables Ltd 2010. The Defendent was sued by Nintendo for producing devices designed to be inserted into Nintendo DSs an......[Read More]
What Are the Guidelines for Choosing an Expert Witness?

What Are the Guidelines for Choosing an Expert Witness?

Real estate litigation is a very broad field and there are many sub specialties and an even larger number of real estate expert witnesses in each sub specialty. The guidelines to qualify as a witness ... ......[Read More]
Laws on a Prior Art Patent

Laws on a Prior Art Patent

Laws establish patentable inventions.Design image by Design from Fotolia.comPatenting an invention in a timely and legal manner is essential for the inventor. A design defined as "prior art" means the state of knowledge relative to that design already existing or publicly available,.........[Read More]
Where to Get a Patent

Where to Get a Patent

If you're the inventor of a new utility, design or asexually reproduced plant that you just know will be a big hit with consumers, you'll want to protect your invention by getting it patented. To get a patent in the U.S., you must file an application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (PTO), ......[Read More]
How Criminal Cases Come About

How Criminal Cases Come About

When it comes to criminal justice, the process may vary from state to state, country to country. When one faces criminal offense charges, it is best to consult or hire a criminal attorney. Criminal la......[Read More]
How A Franchise Attorney Can Add Value To Your Business

How A Franchise Attorney Can Add Value To Your Business

Do you operate a franchise and are looking for a good quality franchise attorney to handle your legal matter for you? Hiring an attorney is an important process because you need to be able to ... ......[Read More]
The Definition of "Patent Act"

The Definition of "Patent Act"

Congress has passed several patent acts that govern the granting and use of patents, or protections granted by the government to inventors to prevent creations from being duplicated by third parties. The history of patent law in the United States dates back to the late 18th century, when the first P......[Read More]
The Exhaustion of Patent Rights

The Exhaustion of Patent Rights

A patent granted by a government gives the inventor or pioneer of a device or process the exclusive rights to use or manufacture that device or process. However, a patent is for a limited amount of time.......[Read More]
Essential Steps in Pursuing Your Lemon Claim

Essential Steps in Pursuing Your Lemon Claim

There's this common thinking that when consumers are at the receiving end of a defective and an underperforming vehicle or a lemon, then they can immediately go to the courts. Though this move can be done, it should be remembered that this is not an immediate recommendation if you have a lemon ......[Read More]
Ten Things to Think About in This Struggling Economy

Ten Things to Think About in This Struggling Economy

A largely overlooked issue that may well be an underlying cause of our sluggish economy can be attributed to the millions of moneyless transactions going on everyday via the Internet, Max Davis founde......[Read More]
Swiss Patent Laws

Swiss Patent Laws

Patent laws in SwitzerlandSwiss image by tara from Fotolia.comSwiss patent laws are administered by the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, headquartered in Bern, Switzerland. The institute examines patent applications, grants patents and protects intellectual property. The.........[Read More]
"They Stole My Idea" Isn't Always Enough For A Lawsuit

"They Stole My Idea" Isn't Always Enough For A Lawsuit

The bare allegation that someone else stole your idea for a business (or a product or a work of art) is ordinarily not enough to win a lawsuit, not under copyright law, trademark law, patent law, or any other intellectual property law. The law does not protect generalized expressions of ideas; the l......[Read More]
How to Get Your Plastic Model Patent

How to Get Your Plastic Model Patent

Creating a plastic model can be a long, drawn out process that extends from the design phase, where the model is nothing more than a picture on the page, to the mold making stage, where you're molding a prototype model. After you've gotten rid of the bugs and have the model you want, you may want to......[Read More]
Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Intellectual Property (IP) Management Software

Top 5 Reasons to Invest in Intellectual Property (IP) Management Software

Intellectual Property (IP) management software provides an integrated approach to streamline processes for all types of IP. An excellent IP management system should cover a wide range of functions and integrate them into one unified ... ......[Read More]
How to Research Ideas to Patent

How to Research Ideas to Patent

When you create a patent you join a league of inventors who have helped shape how we work, live and spend our leisure time. From simple inventions that make tasks easier--like the rubber band--to creative leisure time inventions like the hula-hoop or television, an idea for a patent generally comes ......[Read More]
Online Incorporation in New York

Online Incorporation in New York

Legal eagles are very important in every ones professional life. Each business has a lot of legal issues to think of. The business may be small or big. It may be a very old one ... ......[Read More]
EU's Highest Court Says "No" (For Now) to EU-wide Patent Court

EU's Highest Court Says "No" (For Now) to EU-wide Patent Court

Opinion 1/09 – ECJ considers that the proposed agreement establishing an EU-wide patent court is, as it stands, incompatible with the EU Treaties......[Read More]
Mortgages to Make a Wise Decision

Mortgages to Make a Wise Decision

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ON MORTGAGES TO MAKE A WISE DECISION From the desk of Real Estate Lawyer I have been thinking for quite some time to communicate some thoughts which could be useful in ... ......[Read More]
How to Establish a Company Name

How to Establish a Company Name

Starting your own company requires much preparation and research before you can even get your business started. One of the first things that is required for starting a company is to establish a name to use for your company. However, there are many obstacles that need to be considered when deciding o......[Read More]