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AN OVERVIEW OF THE PROCESS FOR PATENTING AN INVENTION

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The purpose of this document is to explain the timeline of the process for patenting an invention or design.  The patenting process can be separated into a few main stages.  Our firm will shepherd your patent application through these stages…

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UNDERSTANDING THE TRADEMARK REGISTRATION PROCESS

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The purpose of this article is to explain the timeline of the trademark registration process. The trademark registration process can be separated into stages.  The attorneys at The Plus IP Firm will shepherd your trademark application through these stages.  Please…

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The Guardian

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In an exclusive piece written in The Guardian, Mark Terry of The Plus IP Firm was sought after to give his insight into the pending case against Apple. You can read the full article here.

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What is the Test for Obviousness?

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One of the requirements for obtaining a patent on an invention is that the invention must be non-obvious. See 35 § USC 103.  Over the past 100 years, the standard for obviousness has changed significantly.  What has not changed is…

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June Newsletter

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The Plus IP Firm June Newsletter

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WHAT EXACTLY IS LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION?

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When you file a trademark application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), a trademark examining attorney will perform a search to determine, among other things, whether or not your mark is likely be confused with that of another…

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STANDARD FOR PROVING WILLFUL PATENT INFRINGMENT IN PATENT CASES

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An accused patent infringer can face enhanced damages of up to three times actual damages if the accused infringer is found to have willfully infringed a patent. 35 U.S.C. § 284.  In litigation, both parties should consider whether an accused…

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May Newsletter

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The Plus IP Firm May Newsletter

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Copyright, Trademark, & Patents: What’s the difference?

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In the digital age we have so much access to information and technology it can often be overwhelming. As an entrepreneur it is easier than ever to get your ideas out there, but what exactly do you need to know…

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April Newsletter

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The Plus IP Firm April Newsletter