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.

Protecting IP in the Food & Beverage Industry

You might be surprised to learn that you might not really need a patent in the food and beverage industry. In fact, depending on the type of product you are pursuing, patent protection may not even be viable.

DIY Prior Art Search? Yeah, You Can Do That.

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.

Selling Your Company? The Exit Strategy That Doesn’t Involve Giving Up Your IP Rights

Determining how best to monetize your intellectual property should take into account the IP owner’s desired goals and future plans. Before deciding on an exit strategy, understand the nature of the technology, the patent landscape, and the path towards continued success.

My Brush With Big-Law Burnout

My path to founding Neugeboren O’Dowd required some personal trauma. And while my story in “Big Law” is my own, and might have some unique situational idiosyncrasies, the underlying plot is not out of the ordinary.

3 Ways Blockchain Will Change Intellectual Property Law

Blockchain technology is no longer limited to Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrency. Now, it also provides a way for you to protect your intellectual property. Here are three ways we expect blockchain to change IP law in the future.

Update on China’s Amended Trademark Laws

Traditionally, China has been a more or less outlier in terms of intellectual property protections, at least in terms in how they approach the enforcement of intellectual property. Now, though, the country is starting to move toward alignment with the rest of the world.