Digital Copyrights

The laws related to digital recordings is continuing to evolve. As a result of recent changes in the Copyright laws, the owner of copyright has the exclusive rights to do and/or authorize another, in the case of sound recordings, to perform the copyrighted work publicly by means of a digital audio transmission. This provision was Read more about Digital Copyrights[…]

Developing Strong Trademarkable Brands

In today’s economy, trademarks are a valuable business asset which can be leveraged to maintain strong consumer awareness within the marketplace. However, not all trademarks are created equal. The stronger marks include marks which are arbitrary, fanciful and distinctive. These marks can be broadly protected. The weakest and least-protected marks are personal names, descriptive terms, Read more about Developing Strong Trademarkable Brands[…]

Defending Patent Infringement Actions

As stated previously, a grant of a patent allows an inventor to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering for sale, or importing the patented invention into the United States without the inventor’s permission for a limited period of time. Patent rights are granted by federal law, which also provides that an inventor whose patent Read more about Defending Patent Infringement Actions[…]

Patents and Infringement Actions

A patent is a property right that the federal government gives to an inventor with respect to an invention in exchange for his full disclosure of how to make, use and practice the invention. The property right granted by the government is the right to exclude others from making, using, selling, offering for sale, or Read more about Patents and Infringement Actions[…]