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Brands are important for growing and maintaining your business, particularly if your business has a significant online presence. For eCommerce, brands are how customers "find" your business and you maintain loyalty and generate repeat business. A "brand" is often synonymous with a trademark. A brand can be a word, slogan, design or symbol. Cultivating your…READ MORE
Generally speaking, you cannot obtain a patent for an obvious invention. However, to be a bit humorous, it is not always obvious whether an invention is obvious. When a patent application is filed, the application will be examined by a patent attorney at the US Patent & Trademark Office ("USPTO"). Under USPTO guidelines and court…READ MORE
If you buy a product and see on the packaging an R surrounded by a circle -- what is commonly called the "Circle R" or the ® symbol -- that signifies that the manufacturer or seller of the product has registered its trademark with the United States Patent & Trademark Office ("USPTO"). The Circle R…READ MORE
Individuals and entities that apply for patents under US law have a number of duties that they owe to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office ("USPTO") and to the public generally. Among the most important is called the "duty of disclosure, candor, and good faith. See 37 C.F.R. 1.56. In brief, this involves the duty…READ MORE