Computer Software a Hybrid Approach

All computer programs, fixed in any form by any method, performing any function for any purpose, are entitled to copyright protection. In addition, software may be entitled to patent protection when it meets the statutory requirements for patentability. This dual level of protection has confused many people as to when and what types of protection Read more about Computer Software a Hybrid Approach[…]

Intellectual Property and the World Wide Web

The internet is a great resource of information as well as images, documents, programs and web pages. Various types of intellectual property protection are available to protect these owners of these works. For example, Copyright protects original authorship fixed in tangible form. For works transmitted online, the copyrightable authorship may consist of text, artwork, music, Read more about Intellectual Property and the World Wide Web[…]

How to Read a Patent

A patent is a complex, legal and technical document. A patent can define your legal rights, therefore assistance of a knowledgable and skilled attorney can be invaluable when evaluating your patent rights. However, reviewing patents can be useful when considering patent protection. It is often helpful when considering whether to patent something to determine what Read more about How to Read a Patent[…]

How to Enforce or Challenge a Patent

A patent gives the patent owner an exclusive right in the subject matter of the patent. If another person or company makes, uses, sells, offers for sale, or imports the subject matter of the patent, that other person or company is said to be infringing on the patent rights of the patent owner. The patent Read more about How to Enforce or Challenge a Patent[…]

June 2005

How to Enforce or Challenge a Patent A patent gives the patent owner an exclusive right in the subject matter of the patent. If another person or company makes, uses, sells, offers for sale, or imports the subject matter of the patent, that other person or company is said to be infringing on the patent Read more about June 2005[…]