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IP and Business Presentation in Vancouver, B.C.

Wanted to let you all know that my colleague Rachel Buker (blogger for Art and Artifice) and I will be giving a free lunch-time presentation on IP and business legal issues Canadian entrepreneurs, start-ups and other businesses may face as they enter the U.S. 49 more words

United States

The Real Mischief of Tianjin's Patenting Police Chief

Many media, including the Wall Street Journal, have reported on Tianjin  police chief, Wu Changshun 武長順, who seems to be following in the footsteps of Chengdu police chief Wang Lijun, 王立军 as a police officer/inventor who also ran afoul of Chinese law. 366 more words

Government & Regulations

How much does it cost to get a patent?

Question: How much does it cost to get a patent?

Question Detail: I don’t have a lot of money but I think I could have a lot of money if I patent one of my brilliant ideas. 32 more words


Is it better to trade mark a product first or patent it first?

Question:  Is it better to trade mark a product first or patent it first

 I’ve developed a system that I would like to market and I don’t know which to do first try to patent system or trade mark it to produce then patent it I’m not sure even how this all works… 41 more words


If I have a US patent, how does that carry over into other countries?

Question: If I have something that I’ve patented how does that carry over into other countries?

Question Detail: I got the patent in the US but I want to see if there is a market for my product in other countries. 52 more words


Médecins Sans Frontières Warns About IP Inclusion In Asian FTA

August 27,2014

The inclusion of intellectual property in the ongoing negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership between 16 countries, most of them Asian, is raising concerns about “TRIPS-plus” measures that could jeopardise generic drugs production in India, according to Médecins Sans Frontières. 423 more words

IP Rights

BlackBerry vs. Typo, vs. Mformation | Waterloo's Day In Court

Congrats! BlackBerry has now laid to rest what is possibly one of their longest legal battles. Back in 2008, Mformation sued at the time RIM, for violation of remote device management patents held by Mformation Technologies on BlackBerry smartphones asking for $8 for each of the accounted 18.4M BlackBerry smartphones sold for a grand total of $147.2M. 260 more words