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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]
How to Put on a Patented Ultramet Capacitor

How to Put on a Patented Ultramet Capacitor

The patented Ultramet capacitor is a universal replacement run capacitor manufactured by AmRad Engineering, a subsidiary of American Radionic Corporation. This oil-filled, motor capacitor, which features six built-in capacitance values that permit more than 200 single and dual-value combinations, is......[Read More]
About the Patent Law Act

About the Patent Law Act

The federal Patent Act (Title 35 of the United States Code) governs all aspects of law that can be applied to patentable inventions. While some might see this body of statute as contemporary law that affects modern inventions, the Patent Act has a rich history that dates to the United States Constit......[Read More]
Practical Aspects of Drafting Patent Applications

Practical Aspects of Drafting Patent Applications

A patent is a document issued upon application by a government which describes an invention as well as creates a legal situation in which the patented invention can usually only be exploited with the authorization of the owner of the patent. Patent drafting practices and requirements differ from cou......[Read More]
Identify the Signs That It's Time To Dump The Landlord With Eric P. Gonchar

Identify the Signs That It's Time To Dump The Landlord With Eric P. Gonchar

Is it time to dump your landlord? Well, it is important to keep a track of certain potential signs that suggest you to hunt for a new house. According to real estate expert and attorney ... ......[Read More]
How to Pass the Patent Bar

How to Pass the Patent Bar

You must pass the United States Patent and Trademark Office registration examination, also known as the patent bar, to be a patent agent. Lawyers who pass the exam will be registered as patent lawyers as long as they can provide a written recommendation proving their good standing with their local b......[Read More]
The Good Side of a Living Trust

The Good Side of a Living Trust

A trust is a type of legal arrangement which one person known as the trustee, holds authority and legal title to the properties for another person known as the beneficiary. Anyone can be a trustee ... ......[Read More]
Disclosure of Information Agreement

Disclosure of Information Agreement

A disclosure of information agreement, nondisclosure agreements or confidentiality contract represents a document that provides protection for one party who discloses secret information about his operations to a receiving party. The agreement says that the receiving party will not reveal specific in......[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]
Last Rights for First Sale Doctrine?

Last Rights for First Sale Doctrine?

Attention all sellers of anything that might have a copyright attached to it, including online resellers (Craigslist, eBay, etc.), pawn shops, homeowners holding garage sales and literally anyone selling her legally owned possessions. You may ... ......[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]
Australian Trademark Recognises Colour

Australian Trademark Recognises Colour

A recent Mantra case provides relief to brand owners seeking to register color as a trademark (TM). Federal Court decision of Mars Australia Pty Ltd v Société des Produits Nestlé SA [2010] FCA 639 (Ma......[Read More]
Next Legal - Law Firm in Bangalore, India

Next Legal - Law Firm in Bangalore, India

Nextlegal lawyers will assist you in formation of the company, help it grow and develop through mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, franchising, collaborations, etc and lend you a hand in case of winding up. Nextlegal will ... ......[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]