Intellectual Property Protection

A new venture can be very exciting – whether it be a new project in your enterprise, or a clean slate startup company. This is a heady time of fleshing out business plans; developing financial projections; pipelining product design and development; sourcing manufacturing and distribution logistics; and so on. Let’s not forget about intellectual property [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|Copyright, Intellectual Property, Patent, Trade Mark|

When it’s not that obvious: USPTO Obviousness Rejections

When it’s not that obvious: USPTO Obviousness Rejections If you have filed a patent application in the US, then chances are your invention has initially been rejected on the basis that it is “obvious”.  It’s like a rite of passage for an invention.  The allegation of obviousness goes to the very essence of invention. It [...]

By | September 12th, 2013|Patent|

Being picky when choosing experts and preparing evidence properly

Being picky when choosing experts and preparing evidence properly By Michael Smith Success in a patent case is often closely related to the strength of the expert evidence heard by the court. There are many ways that expert evidence may be undermined, such as where an expert has prior exposure to the patent in suit, [...]

By | July 5th, 2013|Patent|