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Damages for Infringement of Design Patents – Supreme Court Clarifies Rules in Apple v. Samsung

Apple Inc. is known for the number of patents it owns. Apple doesn’t just own patents, it ...

Tips to Selecting Proper Trademark Classification in Trademark Application

Every trademark application filed with the United States Patent& Trademark Office (PTO) must identify the goods ...

Apple, Inc. and What a Company can do with $231.5 Billion Cash-on-Hand

People often ask about the extent of patent and trademark applications needed to protect the intellectual property ...

Copyright Trolls Update

A previous article discussed how Getty Images, Inc. and other image licensing companies routinely send out ...

Design Patent for Consumer Products

In today’s competitive marketplace a successful business product will likely draw competition, and competitors may try ...

Trademark Basics

Trademarks are an important business asset.  Trademarks have different aspects.  A trademark can function as a ...

CA Social Purpose Corporations – Annual Shareholder Report

A California Social Purpose Corporation is formed pursuant to Corporations Code sections 2500 et seq. Social Purpose Corporations are ...

Patent Claim Drafting – Use of “OR”

It is surprising to read a Federal Circuit case on patent claim construction, delving deeply into ...

Bloggers Beware – Copyright Trolls on the Prowl

Certain large companies, including Getty Images , routinely send out demand letters claiming copyright infringement based ...

Social Purpose Corporation – May Consider Public Benefit In Addition to Maximizing Profit

Since 2012, California has created two new corporate structures: (1) the social purpose corporation; and (2) ...