International Patents Explained
10 Keys to Understanding International Patents PCT System Explained by a Patent Attorney There is a lot to understand about international patent law and the world patent system if you are interested in international intellectual property and patent protection. The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) runs the international patent system and is designed to simplify […]
Patent Attorney Free Consultation
An online patent attorney consultation can be incredibly valuable- even if it’s free Almost every day I do an online patent attorney consultation with an inventor who is deciding how to take the first step toward commercializing their design. Many are deciding whether to patent, while some are still learning about what a patent is and what […]
How Much Does It Cost to Register a Trademark?
Registering a trademark is not as simple as it sounds. There are many aspects involved during the process. Moreover, the costs for a trademark can vary greatly. This will depend on the type of trademark you want to register, your location, and how quickly you need to get started. Understanding how much you need to […]
Trademark vs. Copyright: What’s the Difference?
Intellectual property law covers a variety of different legal concepts. Among these is the distinction between trademarks and copyrights. Although both are forms of intellectual property protection, they offer different levels of protection. The distinction is important to understand intellectual property law further and provide adequate legal protection for businesses, artists, writers, and photographers. What […]
DIY Trademark Application
If you want to protect your product or brand name, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to apply for a trademark yourself. The Importance of Branding A brand name is a very important factor to consider when starting your own business. A good brand name will not only help you stand out from the competition, […]
Trademark Specimens | Alloy Patent Law
Find out what trademark specimens are, why they’re important to your business, and how you can prepare one today.
Revisiting “The Legal Rights of an Unregistered Trademark”
Did you know trademark law extends beyond registered trademarks? Learn more about the legal rights for unregistered trademarks below.
What is a Trademark? | Alloy Patent Law
Trademarks exist to help us know what we are getting. They save us time and money by telling us information about the quality of the goods we are getting. Trademark law, the body of law that governs trademarks, exists to make our lives easier and better by reducing the transaction costs of buying goods. It makes things more efficient for us, which is why trademarks are so important today.
Guided Tour of a Design Patent
We take a brief tour of a design patent document. We talk about what to look for in a design patent, and how each different part of the patent might matter t…
Can I write my own patent application?
A sort of non-disclaimer: I love it when my clients draft their own applications. It can take a lot of dedication to try to draft a patent for the first time.
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