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Patent a Recipe?

Recently there have been many inquires about patenting a recipe. Many of these inquires are related ...

Ten Million (10,000,000) Patents

The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) anticipates that utility patent number 10,000,000 will issue sometime ...

Someone Is Using Your Brand Name! What Can Be Done?

Emerging businesses generally take a close look at expenditures, and may view trademark registration as a ...

Cannabis Trademarks In California

California voters approved Proposition 64, legalizing recreational marijuana use, subject to certain restrictions. It is now ...

Federally Registered Trademark Protects Brand Names

Many entrepreneurs and small businesses start their business by offering goods or services on the internet ...

So You Have A Phone App That You Want to Patent — Or Subject Matter Patentability

Subject matter patentability defines what types of inventions may receive patent protection, and favors physical objects. ...

What’s In a Name? Unicorn Latte v. Unicorn Frappuccino

A rose by any other name is still a rose, but what about a Unicorn Latte? ...

Post America Invents Act — Inside the “On-Sale Bar” of 35 USC §102

The Constitutional right to obtain a patent is subject to certain limitations, including that an inventor ...

Trademark Applicants – Beware of Scams After Filing TM App

A trademark application filed with the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office contains required information about the ...

Design Patents – Year in Review

Companies continue to see the value of design patents.  Nike, Inc. is ranked 5th in the ...