IP Insights

United States applicants are now able to file international design applications either directly through the World Intellectual Property Organization or indirectly through the United States Patent & Trademark Office. Read More »
Patent applications and awarded patents continue to grow exponentially. Read More »
Many times, patents, trademarks, and copyrights work together, and it can quickly get confusing. Read More »
It was recently announced by USPTO management that the SAWS program is being retired. Read More »
Congratulations! You have a trademark (or service mark). Now you need to make sure to protect that valuable business asset. Read More »
Fair use has been getting tossed around a lot lately, especially regarding parody. Between llamas on the loose and The Dress was the joy of Brody and his bar mitzvah video. Read More »
Over the past few weeks, New York, London, Milan and Paris have been showing off the fashions that will be “it” for the fall. In Europe, fashion designs may be eligible for industrial design protection. However, in the United States, there is no such specific protection. Read More »
A provisional patent application can allow inventors to explore the market for a product before investing lots of money in a non-provisional patent application. There is a trade-off, though. Read More »
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