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Faster Than a Speeding Bullet
ACCESSING PATENT RECORDS
Public PAIR: Accessing Records on Pending Patent Applications
21st Century Patent Preparation: The Model for the Future
Patenting Human Organisms
The Phelps Phenomenon - Was It "The Suit?"
Intellectual Property Valuation
Developing a Patent Strategy for Your Business- Building Value
Need a Patent? Yes, If You Can Make a Business Case for One
Patent License Agreement Audits- Ensuring the Reward For Innovation
Patent Rights - Avoiding a Collision With the Social Media Iceberg
The Importance of Signatures
Non Disclosure Agreements and Confidentiality
"All that Glitters" - Protecting Ornamental Appearances with a Design Patent
International Design Registration Through The Hague System
Patenting Computer Generated Icons
The Winds of Change Are Blowing Again- Even Design Patents Get a Makeover
DUTY OF CANDOR
The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth: The Duty of Candor in Proceedings before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Patentability and Infringement - Two Separate Concepts
Christmas in China
Remanufacturing a Patented Product: Does "Make" Include "Remake"?
Reaping What You Sow? Not After
Bowman v. Monsanto
Patent Misuse- A New Defense Against Patent Abuse?
The Space-Time Innovation Continuum
"The Man Who Saved Christmas" and Other Tales of Christmases Past
INTERNATIONAL PATENT APPLICATONS
iling International Patent Applications: Tuning in to the Patent Cooperation Treaty
Obtaining a United States Patent via the Patent Cooperation Treaty
PCT Applications- Amendments And Demands
National Phase Entry- Life Worldwide After the PCT
PCT Scams - The Two Wild and Crazy Guys International Patent Registry
Canadian Patent Law - A Primer From the Great White North
Extreme Changes are Coming to Europe- The Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court
The Invention Disclosure - Putting a Stake in the Ground
INVENTION PROMOTION SCAMS
Pimp My Invention: If it Sounds Too Good to be True...
Inventorship: Who Thunk of It?
ONE YEAR ON-SALE BAR
The 102(b) On-Sale Bar to Patentability: You Snooze, You Lose
The 102(b) On-Sale Bar to Patentability and "Experimental Use"
A Hypothetical Case - of Keeping an Invention from Going to the Dogs
Have Brain, Will Invent: Who Owns Your Invention?
Don't Cut Corners...Consider Assigning That Provisional Patent Application
Get a Loan Using Your Intellectual Property- Freeing Up Value
Locking Up Your Assets
Diligence in Establishing "Common Ownership" and Joint Research Agreements
What is a Patent?
Staking Your (Patent) Claims - Part I
Staking Your (Patent) Claims - Part II
Patents and the Public Interest
Patent- A Brief History of the Word And the Property Right
It's a Numbers Game- How They Are Used in OUr Patent System
PATENT PENDING: A Warning to Would-Be Competitors
Solemnly Sworn - The Use of Affidavits in Patent Prosecution
Building the Case for Patentability: Prosecution in the USPTO
Examiner Interviews and Their Place in Patent Prosecution
Patent Prosecution Highway
"This action is FINAL." Or Not- "FINAL" Rejection Doesn't Mean Final
Appeals in Patent Prosecution- Another Way to Cut the Deck
Strategic Use of Continuation Applications
Transitory Signals and Computer Readable Media Rejections
Patent Protest - A Little Known, Little Used Process in the U.S. Patent System
Reexamination of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
Broadening Reissue - Changing the Scope of Your Patent Claims
First to Invent vs. First to File: Racing to the Lab - or to the Patent Office?
Patent Reform is on the Horizon
Patent Reform is a Done Deal- It's Time to Get Ready For It
The Gears of Government: How New Laws Are Implemented in Our Patent System
What's New in False Patent Marking Laws
Prior User Rights: Substantially Expanded Under the AIA
The America Invents Act- Best Mode Requirement
Playing Defense- Post-Grant Review Under the AIA
Preissuance Submissions by Third Parties Under the AIA- "Getting the Wheels to Fall Off"
Supplemental Examination Under the AIA- "Rules of Atonement"
The AIA - Some Effects on International Practice Through the PCT
The Prioritized Examination Option Under the AIA
Challenging Business Method Patents Under Section 18 of the AIA
And Last But Not Least- The New First to File Statute Under the AIA
PATENTABILITY OF INVENTIONS
Patentability and Infringement - Two Separate Concepts
Anything Under the Sun that is Made by Man...Well, Not Quite
Patentability and "The Long-Felt Unmet Need" - The Christmas Tree Stand as a Case Study
Patent Law 101 - What is Patentable?
A Foundation in the Law: Patenting Buildings and Structures
Defining Patentable Subject Matter - Software and Silicon Forms
"Under the Knife" - Patenting Surgical Procedures
Non-Patentable Subject Matter- Obnoxiousness Not a Bar
PATENTS & NYS TAX CREDITS
NYS Tax Credits for "Emerging Technology" Companies
Fundamentals of Plant Patents - Patented or Not, This Christmas Give Plants
PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATIONS
The Provisional Application - What It Is - When It's Used
Weaknesses of the "Quick and Dirty" Provisional Patent Application
PUBLISHED PATENT APPLICATIONS
Published Patent Applications as Leading Indicators in Upstate New York
Election of Species and Restriction Requirements
Seek and Ye Shall Find: Online Searching For Business Information in the USPTO
In Search of The Perfect Christmas Tree Stand Part I
In Search of The Perfect Christmas Tree Stand Part II
Secrecy Orders- Protecting National Security
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