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Tips For Selecting Family Lawyer

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 Arijit Roul (September 22, 2012)  Family Law Cases The need for family lawyers occurs only when there is a dispute in the family but, it is always better to have knowledge about the family law related to the various issues in the family. You will require the help of special type of attorneys to handle family related cases. Ending a long term relationship will be traumatic for the partners and a good lawyer can make the .. (Intellectual Property)

How To Become The Lawyers

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 Arijit Roul (September 22, 2012)  What Are The Terms Of Lawyers? When we stuck in trouble sometime due to crime, finance, accident and other environmental legal issues then we need a person who can solve our problems with laws and regulations. This person called a lawyer, who has taken degree of law of a particular state. Each state has its own rules and laws that help to resolve the legal issues of people. So the .. (Intellectual Property)

How To Deal With Lawyers?

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 Arijit Roul (September 22, 2012)  Preparing For The Meeting With Your Lawyer Is it necessary to prepare before meeting up with your lawyer? Most of the lawyers have this habit of offering a free consultation session before they start charging by the hour. You need to talk properly with your lawyer – so that he gets the right set of information. Many people tend to overlook this simple aspect; according to them it .. (Intellectual Property)

Is Outsourcing e-Discovery For ESI The Smart Choice?

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 Angela Carson (March 21, 2012)  Legal Process Outsourcing: Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and the role it plays with ESI and e-Discovery We all see it. The world around us is changing, this includes the complex and ever-changing legal landscape. Modern technology facilitates mass processes influencing human life in every aspect at large. Legal processes that were once handled exclusively in-house can now be safely .. (Intellectual Property)

Brands as Google Advertising Keywords - Comparing the Canadian vs US approach

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 Robert Fleming (May 03, 2011)  Robbie Fleming and Andrei Mincov Anyone who is familiar with the internet knows that when you do a search you get some results that are advertising. The way this works is that an advertiser pays Google to post the advertiser’s ad whenever a particular keyword is searched for. When a user next types that keyword into Google, the advertiser’s ad will be displayed at the top .. (Intellectual Property)

What are Design Patents?

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 James Ler (January 26, 2010)  When we talk about patents, what are we referring to? There are three types of patents, namely, utility patents, design patents and plant patents. Generally, when we are talking about patents in the US, we are referring to utility patents. In other countries design patents are called industrial designs. Design patents are seldom mentioned due perhaps to the limited amount of protection .. (Intellectual Property)

Landmark Internet Piracy Trial Begins

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 Adam R. Singleton (February 20, 2009)  All eyes in the film and music industries are currently focused on the start of the major trial of four men in Sweden who are charged with facilitating the distribution of copyrighted material on the internet. The trial, which is anticipated to be the most significant internet piracy case in recent times, concerns the Swedish file-sharing website Pirate Bay. The site facilitates the .. (Intellectual Property)

How Intelligent Intellectual Property Policies Can Create a Global Sustainable Energy Infrastructure

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 Kevin Closson (December 23, 2008)  Intellectual property is the throttle of the global innovation engine. Applied properly, the throttle can accelerate innovation and support business, governmental, and humanitarian goals. Set incorrectly, it can stifle innovation or exacerbate inequality. Intellectual property policy, therefore, is a key piece of the march toward a global, sustainable energy model. Yet curiously, little . (Intellectual Property)

If You Are Good at Science and Want Good Money Consider a Patent Law Degree

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 Maja Aleksic (October 17, 2008)  What is Patent Law - Intellectual Property Law? There are four main types of intellectual property: patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets. The patent system exists in most industrialized countries and is designed to reward inventors and authors. Patents are granted by the US patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), where patents are carefully examined and protection granted for .. (Intellectual Property)

How to Make Sure Your IP Strategy Plan is Not Doomed to Failure

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 Jackie Hutter (October 02, 2008)  Smart business leaders understand today that IP Strategy should form a fundamental pillar of their value creation-directed business strategy. By taking a “business eye view" toward IP, forward-thinking corporate managers seek to capture the true value of their company, which today is increasingly measured in the form of intangible assets such as patents, trademarks, copyrights and . (Intellectual Property)

IPR Regime - INDIA

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 Chirag Tanna (September 04, 2008)  The idea of providing a (much needed) structured impetus towards paving a path wherein, inventors, corporates, and the like are not impeded by lack of directions or even lack of knowledge (ignorance) of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR), for that matter, has been flirting in the minds of senior personnel already active in the (IPR) field. What is lacking, however, is the aligning of .. (Intellectual Property)

Improve Venture Capital Returns With IP Portfolio Management

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 Ron Carson (August 18, 2008)  For all of the glamor and allure surrounding the Venture Capital industry, one would expect the investment returns from VC funds to be significantly higher relative to other investment vehicles that are more widely available. However, industry research indicates that over time, venture capital returns have been roughly equal to the stock market in general. Indeed, over half of all .. (Intellectual Property)

How Can I Obtain a Property Background Check?

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 Ann D. Gill (August 11, 2008)  When buying a property, it is important to learn about the land and its history. While background checks have been widely used in business, property background check offers a way for home buyers to obtain information about a specific property address, including the families who rented or owned the land, accidents occurred and many more. A property background check can help both the .. (Intellectual Property)

How to Protect Your Assets Through Rental Background Check

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 Ann D. Gill (August 11, 2008)  Anyone with rental properties should perform a rental background check on individuals who are interested in renting out their house, apartment or other investments. Once you do this, you would receive useful information about the man or woman, giving you an objective way of deciding if they are the type of people you'd like to be your new tenants. Since rental properties should be your .. (Intellectual Property)

Protecting Your Properties With a Tenant Background Check

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 Ann D. Gill (August 11, 2008)  If you own a rental property and you've invested time and money into developing them, it won't be surprising to know if you apprehend handing over the property to a tenant you barely know. Any decent property owner would ensure that his or her place continues to be a great place to live in by allowing responsible tenants to reside in them. In many cases, owners of rental properties .. (Intellectual Property)

The Effect of the Patent Reform Act on Inequitable Conduct

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 Kevin J Mack (August 06, 2008)  The Need for Patent Reform In 1984 Judge Giles Rich proclaimed that the inequitable conduct defense “has been overplayed, is appearing in nearly every patent suit, and is cluttering up the patent system. " Four years later, Judge Philip Nichols pronounced that “the habit of charging inequitable conduct in almost every major patent case has become an absolute plague. " The .. (Intellectual Property)

Third-Party Submission of Information During Patent Prosecution

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 Kevin J Mack (August 06, 2008)  As an agency within the Department of Commerce, the United States Patent and Trademark Office conducts ex parte examinations of patent applications and issues patents after applicants satisfy the statutory requirements for patent protection. Because the patent prosecution process is ex parte, third-parties may not generally interfere with an applicant's attempt to secure patent .. (Intellectual Property)

Introduction to Inequitable Conduct in Patent Litigation

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 Kevin J Mack (July 31, 2008)  The mission of the Patent Office is to ensure the patent system contributes to a strong economy, encourages innovation, and fosters entrepreneurial spirit. In pursuit of this mission, the Patent Office examines patent applications and issues patents after applicants satisfy the statutory requirements for patent protection. Once the Patent Office issues a patent, the patent owner may .. (Intellectual Property)

Introduction to the New Patent Bar Examination Administered by Prometric

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 Kevin J Mack (July 24, 2008)  The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) registration examination, more commonly referred to as the “patent bar, " is the test that one must pass to be eligible to practice before the USPTO. Individuals that pass the examination are referred to as either a “patent attorney" or a “patent agent. " A patent attorney successfully passes the patent bar and is a . (Intellectual Property)

Intellectual Property Rights

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 Kris Lee (July 21, 2008)  IPRs define the rights and privileges attached to ownership of intellectual property. Such rights allow owners to exercise a temporary monopoly over the use of their creations; they have exclusive rights, for a limited time, to decide who may use a product or work and under what conditions. Such rights define ownership and specify the degree to which inventors and creators may profit .. (Intellectual Property)

International Intellectual Property Rights

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 Kris Lee (July 21, 2008)  The absence of an international sovereign makes a global IPRs system problematic. Every nation has different intellectual property laws, making cooperation difficult, although many international IPRs agreements have been developed. Which nation's standards should apply? Most international agreements take a national approach in which a country agrees to provide foreign innovators with .. (Intellectual Property)

Science, Technology, and Intellectual Property

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 Kris Lee (July 21, 2008)  Science and technology provide many societal benefits, such as the enhancement of economic growth or quality of life. They also can produce negative, unintended consequences. Most societies promote science and technology, but this can be costly. Establishment of IPRs that protect new works and give innovators the right to profit from their creations provides incentives for expensive .. (Intellectual Property)

PCT Filing in India

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 Sudhir Aswal (June 29, 2008)  National Phase Entry of PCT Application: All PCT Applications designating India are considered as Indian Patent Applications filed on the date of the International Application. The period for entering into national phase is 31 months from the priority date. Following are the basic requirements for entry into National Phase in India: (i) Application setting out the title of the .. (Intellectual Property)

Intellectual Property Assets

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 John Kessel (June 23, 2008)  Intellectual property is about first time creation of some new literary and artistic work, names, designs, inventions etc and can be basically divided into two broad categories. They are, Industrial property Copyright Under industrial property comes various industrial inventions and patents, industrial designs and different location of sources of the property. Inventions can be .. (Intellectual Property)

Procedure To Kill A Patent In The Battlefield

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 Mohammed Abdul Aziz Mujahid (April 09, 2008)  Patent invalidation: defensing a patent claim to show that the existing patent is invalid which was faultily granted. This is done by discovering a record which proves the claimed invention is not novel or non obvious. Why people invalidate? * Invalidation search is a defensive tool used by a company when it is infringing a patent * It is performed by a company to practice a technology . (Intellectual Property)

Intellectual Property Rights and Software Protection - A Programmer's View

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 L Ellis (February 15, 2008)  With so many different aspects to software, the protection of software draws on many different areas of law. Protection of source code as a copyright literary work was specifically introduced in the UK in 1992, however the ways and means to protect software extend further than this. The foundations for software protection lay directly and indirectly by contract, copyright, designs law, .. (Intellectual Property)

Intellectual Property - Patent Law, Copyrights, and Trademarks

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 Dee Bovis (August 30, 2007)  Patent law is intended to give a temporary monopoly to the inventor to make and sell his invention. The period of the patent is limited but it keeps others from making, using, selling or importing the product. It is a license that can be sold, assigned or transferred. A patent is only good in the country where it is issued so patents must be obtained in all desired countries. A patent .. (Intellectual Property)




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