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A Federal Circuit Win

September 8, 2011 Blogs

We recently helped a global cache valley business, Harris research, win consolidated federal circuit appeals. The win at the federal circuit successfully defended: A prior jury verdict in favor of the client. The verdict found that a competitor unlawfully infringed upon the client’s patents. Those patents were held in trust […]

Maintaining Trademarks

June 22, 2011 Blogs

Once a trademark is registered, it should be properly maintained. Failing to maintain a trademark can, and often does, result in the loss of intellectual property rights. It wouldn’t make sense to buy a new car and never change the oil. Likewise, failing to properly maintain a trademark after having […]

What Does “Patent Pending” Mean?

March 22, 2011 Blogs

Simply put, a “patent pending” notice is used to indicate that one or more of several types of patent applications have been filed for a particular product and that the applicant may or may not be pursuing or perfecting patent rights. Significantly, neither “patent pending” nor a filed patent application […]

Logan Patent Snapshot

December 28, 2010 Blogs

Patenting innovation is an important business strategy for businesses in the logan, Utah vicinity. As 2010 winds down, there are over 500 live patents in cache valley, Utah. A majority of these patents are owned by a half-dozen entities. Specifically, the following entities are ranked in order of patents granted: […]

Logan Trademark Snapshot

November 30, 2010 Blogs

It is interesting to note the breadth, depth, and diversity of intellectual property in Logan, Utah and its surrounding communities. For example, as 2010 comes to an end, there are approximately five hundred and forty-six (546) pending or registered domestic (i.e. U.S.) trademarks in cache valley. Just under one-half of […]