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November 2017
Global Intellectual Property (IP) Transactions and Litigation
Intellectual Property Intelligence
Howard HeadPanitch Schwarze Partner Collaborates with IP Lawyers in Australia and New Zealand
Al Nadel embarked on a trip to Australia and New Zealand to visit several colleagues with whom the firm has worked on patent and trademark matters. During the meetings with attorneys down under, Al presented various topics of interest related to U.S. intellectual property practice, and especially patent law. Read more…
The SlantsDon’t Fall For It! Trademark Scams and Misleading Notices
Once you submit your application to register a trademark with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the application becomes part of a public record. That means your name and contact information can be accessed by anyone searching the records of the USPTO. Read more…
UPC UpdateWhen Is a Provisional Patent Application a Good Strategy?
Invention is not always a linear or straightforward process. It's often messy and organic, with lots of trial and error. And while the inventor is focused on inventing, protecting any associated intellectual property rights may not be their top priority. The Philadelphia patent lawyers at Panitch Schwarze have seen time and again that a legitimate invention may exist well before it is ready to be finalized for commercial production. Read more…

Featured Practice Area – Licensing
In an increasingly fast-paced and ever-changing technological world, licenses represent an important method for protecting intellectual property rights and guarding against possible infringement claims. Although the transfer of technology presents an abundance of opportunities, it also creates the potential for possible legal problems such as infringement.
Read more about our Licensing practice…

Featured Industry – Electronics / Manufacturing / Machinery
Panitch Schwarze serves the electronics, manufacturing and machinery industries, helping businesses safeguard and enforce their intellectual property. We take the time to get to know our clients and their businesses, to determine what needs to be trademarked, if there is anything that needs to be patented, and if there are any trade secrets to protect.
Read more about our experience in the Electronics / Manufacturing / Machinery industry…
Did You Know?

Born on November 9, 1914, Austrian actress Hedy Lamarr, better known for her Silver Screen exploits, also became a pioneer in the field of wireless communications following her emigration to the United States. The international beauty icon, along with co-inventor George Anthiel, developed a "Secret Communications System" to help combat the Nazis in World War II. By manipulating radio frequencies at irregular intervals between transmission and reception, the invention formed an unbreakable code to prevent classified messages from being intercepted by enemy personnel. Read more about Hedy Lamarr…

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Frequently Asked Questions About IP

Q: How do I find out if my invention was already out there?

A: For an invention to be "patentable", it must be useful, novel and nonobvious. Read more about patentable inventions…

Q: What are the procedures for U.S. trademark registration?

A: The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office offers applicants three primary options to pursue and obtain federal trademark registration. The three procedures vary depending upon the types of use and whether the applicant has registration for the identical mark in a foreign country. Learn more about registration procedures…
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