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May 2018
Global Intellectual Property (IP) Transactions and Litigation
Intellectual Property Intelligence
IP Audits The Whats and Whys of IP Audits

An IP audit is a systematic examination and verification of a company's intellectual property assets and an analysis of strengths and threats. A company's IP assets may be invaluable.
Amazon Why Enroll Your Trademark in the Amazon Brand Registry?

Selling on Amazon is nearly ubiquitous, so it's imperative to protect your brand – your trademark – across the platform. The Amazon Brand Registry gives brand owners the ability to easily update their product listings and forestall others from changing them.
Philly Special Here Comes the Rush to Trademark ‘Philly Special'

One of the Philadelphia Eagles Super Bowl victory's most memorable moments witnessed was a gutsy play that the team called the “Philly Special.” It was one of the boldest calls in Super Bowl history, and it has inspired some bold moves at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as well.

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PIPLA PIPLA Hosts CLE with Commissioner of Patents Andrew Hirschfield

Panitch Schwarze partner John Simmons, who also serves as president of the Philadelphia Intellectual Property Association (PIPLA), helped organize the organization's April meeting, which featured speaker Andrew Hirschfield, the Commissioner of Patents for the United States Patent and Trademark office.
Gluck Panitch Schwarze Attorney Reappointed to International Patent Committee

Panitch Schwarze partner Dr. Jeffrey W. Gluck has been reappointed to AIPPI's Standing Committee on Standards and Patents.The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) is the world’s leading international organization dedicated to the development and improvement of laws for the protection of intellectual property.
Law360 Article John Simmons Quoted in Law360 re Japanese Optical Manufacturer IP Case

Panitch Schwarze partner John Simmons was quoted in Law360 regarding a recent summary judgment hearing in federal court. The case involves the firm's client Hamamatsu Photonics K.K., a Japanese optical manufacturer.
PBJ PBJ Ranks Panitch Schwarze Among Largest Law Firms in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Business Journal has ranked the firm among the largest law firms with the most attorneys in Philadelphia. With 24 local attorneys, Panitch Schwarze is ranked among the top 60 largest law firms in Philadelphia.

Featured Practice Area – Copyrights
Copyrights apply to a broad range of creative or intellectual works, including books, software, e-commerce, music, art work and product catalogs. Developing a comprehensive strategy on a timely basis is key.
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Featured Industry – Automotive
Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP serves the automotive industry, helping businesses safeguard and enforce their intellectual property.
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Did You Know?

Did you know that many words you use every day are actually registered trademarks? Realtor®, Ping-Pong®, and Popsicle® are all registered trademarks allowing the owner exclusive rights to use that mark and to take legal action in federal court over a dispute concerning the mark. It's interesting to note that phrases can also be trademarked.

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Frequently Asked Questions About IP

Q: How much does it cost to get a patent?

A: It depends on the complexity and the technology.
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Q: What is a trademark?

A: A trademark is a source identifier.
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