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How to Select and Protect a Trademark


Choosing the right name for your product, service or creative project can be more complicated than you might imagine.  Click here… 1,166 more words

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IBM Patent Claims to Invent Group Travel, Except "in the Metaverse"

IBM is no stranger to virtual world patents.

Last year, we looked at how we would implement travel between unrelated virtual worlds, when we accidentally stumbled across an IBM patent from 2013 which touched on that very concept. 172 more words


Planting Innovation: A Look into Plant Patent Protection and the Deficiencies of the Plant Protection Act and Plant Variety Protection Act

Author: Ashley J. (Clever) Earle, Contributing Member, University of Cincinnati Law Review

When thinking about patent protection, most individuals likely picture what patent attorneys describe as a “widget”—a physical, mechanical invention. 3,394 more words

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Ian's Links: The importance of intellectual property, the NDP getting serious

Intellectual property: the most important issue no-one talks about.

The Globe and Mail recently published a long op-ed by Jim Balsillie, in which he argues that Canada needs an American-style innovation lobby to push for public policies that adequately support the growth of Canadian tech companies and that help protect IP rights of Canadian companies in the global marketplace. 1,125 more words


Building a Digital Future

Digital trade – the internet and the product and services it enabled, developed organically on a network that wasn’t limited by restrictions on the flow of data and the location of infrastructure. 236 more words


SciBase Receives US Patent Approval for Its Electrodes with Micro-Needles

STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SciBase, a Swedish medtech company that develops and markets a new method for early detection of malignant melanoma, has received approval from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) regarding its patent application for its electrodes with micro-needles. 403 more words

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Waters of Eden – Nature's Champagne

Mei Eden (Waters of Eden) is a mineral water bottler and distributor. Their product is sold in blue tinted plastic bottles. Notably, at the time, the company die not sell sparkling mineral water, only still mineral water. 1,024 more words

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