This article is the second in a series on the technology and innovations that came about or were first majorly used during World War II. We will cover a number of incredible inventions, so make sure to take a look at our previous article and check back for more.
Will the USPTO shut down if the rest of the Federal Government shuts down? How will my patent or trademark application be affected by a government shutdown? This article aims to answer these important and timely questions as the government faces a possible shutdown this week.
This article explores the patentability of computer-implemented inventions, from the language in 35 U.S.C. 101 through the more recent evolution of relevant case law.
Wes Schwie recently appeared as a guest on an episode of the Being an Engineer podcast. This article briefly overviews the episode topics and includes a link to the podcast.
This article will be the first in a series on the technology and innovations that came about or were first majorly used during World War II. We will cover a number of incredible inventions, so make sure to check back in the coming weeks for more articles.
This post explores the utility and design patents behind some of our favorite products from this summer.
The second in our two-part series exploring the patent process, this article covers the important steps following application filing through patent issuance and beyond.
Potential copyright infringement may occur not only during training an AI chatbot, but also in the chatbot's responses.
The first of a two-part series exploring the patent process, this article covers the important steps from invention conception to application filing.
This article explores the differences between the Supplemental and Principal Registers for Trademark protection, as well as how to move from the Supplemental Register to the Principal Register.
This article provides a brief introduction to generative artificial intelligence and how intellectual property rights can be leveraged to prevent the unwanted use of generative AI.
Part 3 in our series on patentability searches covers how to run the search, including how to tell if the search string they used was too broad or too narrow.
Part 2 in our series on patentability searches covers how to finish preparing for a search, including information on Boolean operators and crafting a search string.
Part 1 in our series on patentability searches covers how to begin preparing for a search, including creating a word ladder and choosing a search engine.
Everything Has Changed (or is Nothing New?): An Update on the “(Taylor’s Version)” Trademark Situation
In light of the recent announcement that Speak Now (Taylor's Version) will be released this summer, this article provides an update on the "Taylor's Version" trademark applications.
Artificial Intelligence has become an increasingly popular topic of conversation lately, particularly with the recent widespread use of chatbots. This article provides an initial exploration of how AI-powered chatbots may impact intellectual property.
The Search, The Whole Search, and Nothing but the Search: How to Find the Right Patent Search for You
This first in a series of articles on patent searching provides an introduction to the different types of patent searches and how they are used.
The fourth article in this series on copyrights covers copyright infringement, including how to prove it and some of the available remedies.
The third article in this series on copyrights covers some of the common issues that arise when registering and enforcing copyrights, including ownership issues, time limits, and the Fair Use exception.
This second article in our series on copyrights dives deeper into the benefits of copyright registration and provides an overview of the registration process.
The first in a series on copyright law, this article provides a high-level introduction to copyrights. It explains what types of works can be copyrighted and some of the benefits of pursuing protection through copyright registration.
The end of the year is a time for many celebrations, including Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, and New Year's Eve. This article features several festive patents related to each holiday, as well as the Winter season more generally.
Intellectual property (IP) may not be the first thing you think of when you think about Halloween, but trademarks, copyrights, and patents have all been used to protect various ideas and inventions related to the holiday.
There is much confusion surrounding Ms. Taylor Swift and what moves she’ll make next regarding her album re-releases. Do her trademark applications hold the key to determining which album will be released next?
Unlike patents and trademarks, trade secrets are not as widely talked about and are not as well known or understood. However, trade secrets are an essential type of intellectual property, and it is vital to learn how to take appropriate measures to keep trade secret information confidential.