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Policing Competitors’ Patents / Alerts

Knowledge of competitors’ activities can be key to a company’s success. Companies in highly competitive environments want to know what their competitors are designing and the direction(s) they are headed to in the future. Companies also want to know if…

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Identifying the Correct Inventors is Key to a Valid Patent

Under U.S. patent law, whoever “invents” patentable subject matter is entitled to a patent. A patented invention may be the work of one or more inventors. Care must be exercised in identifying joint inventors.  Invention disclosure documents often include people…

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How to Avoid Being Sued for Patent Infringement

Patent infringement litigation is expensive. It is typical to see legal fees in the seven-figure range to defend a patent litigation all the way to a jury trial. Facing the prospect of an injunction and damages can cripple a company’s…

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Duty of Disclosure

At Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP, we proactively address intellectual property issues related to our clients’ Duty of Disclosure to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Under the Duty of Disclosure, the Patent Office requires applicants to disclose any…

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The Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs

The Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial designs is an effective vehicle for centralized acquisition of design patents in multiple jurisdictions and subsequent maintenance thereof. Generally, a single International Design Application (“IDA”) is filed with the International Bureau…

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