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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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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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February Newsletter

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February Newsletter

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WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF DISCLAIMING PORTIONS OF A TRADEMARK?

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In trademark law, certain words can be difficult to protect.  The United States Trademark Office (referred to in this article as “Trademark Office”) requires that a trademark holder disclaim the “exclusive” right to use unregisterable portions of a trademark or…

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Fighting Patent Trolls

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A patent troll is the term given to a non-practicing entity (“NPE”) or Patent Assertion Entity (“PAE”) that asserts bad faith claims of patent infringement against another business or individual.  Patent trolls do not produce or use a product or…