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This article introduces and explains the myriad benefits of registering a copyrightable work with the Copyright Office. While this article considers the effects of registration on a hypothetical novel, authors and artists can register any type of copyrightable work, whether it be a drawing, computer code, or a writing.
The courts have imposed uncertainty into the question of what is patent eligible. Now, Congress is weighing-in with the goal of providing clarity. Could you soon be certain that your invention is patent eligible?
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently announced the retirement of the Public Patent Application Information Retrieval tool, also known as “Public PAIR” effective July 31, 2022.