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For Profit Corporation Means Just That — Maximizing Profits to Shareholders is Essential

Corporate law requires corporations to maximize profits to shareholders.   This absolute requirement may expose corporate leadership ...

Trademark Specimen of Use — Is “TM” or ® OK to use in a specimen of use?

It is the policy of the  U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (PTO) that trademarks may not be warehoused, ...

Copyright Protection May Be Available for Professional Engineering Plans

Professional engineers (PEs) often work as consultants, rather than employees.  If a PE is an employee, ...

DESIGN PATENTS — The IP Solution for Many Small Businesses

By: Sharon Adams May 2014 The U. S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)  commemorated the issuance ...

Good News for Yoga Practitioners and Speech Advocates — Bikram not entitled to copyright his Sequence

On October 8, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals in California affirmed a previous ruling by a federal ...