Monthly Archives: March 2012

Patent infringement and common defenses

Patent infringement occurs when someone makes, uses, markets, advertises, sells or imports a patented invention or, in some circumstances, its equivalent. A person can also commit “indirect infringement” by actively and knowingly causing someone else to infringe. If you find … Continue reading

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Beware of trademark scam “from USPTO”

Once your trademark has been accepted, it enters the USPTO register, which is viewable by the general public. While this puts the public on notice that you own a particular mark, it is also a database that enterprising businesses (scammers) … Continue reading

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