Did You Get Punk’d By a Trademark Spammer or Patent Troll?

The United States Patent and Trademark Office recently issued a caution, saying that a number of private companies are spamming trademark applicants and registrants. These spammers are leading unsuspecting applicants and registrants to believe payment of a fee to the company is required to maintain their application or registration. 

Should You Pass on a Patent?

Sometimes a patent does not make business sense. It’s a conversation I have frequently with potential and existing clients, and after a brief discussion, drawing attention to important issues they should consider, they often arrive at the conclusion that it’s not worth it.

What to Do When YOU Get a Cease and Desist

If you’re on the receiving end of a cease and desist letter, here are a few things to know and keep in mind. 

Pitfalls to Avoid When Collaborating on Intellectual Property

In many cases, IP collaborations take place out of necessity. Oftentimes, various firms work together to overcome hurdles of building prototypes and getting a project into production.