You’ve got a great invention idea in the works, and you’re excited to get it to the masses and pull in the profits. You only need to land a patent, and then you will be home free. Or at leastContinue reading
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What Are Cease and Desist Letters?
It’s every inventor’s worst nightmare. You open the mailbox and find an envelope with the name of an official-sounding law firm. Written boldly across the top of the letter: “NOTICE OF DEMAND TO CEASE AND DESIST.” Those seven words (andContinue reading
Dr. Spencer Silver and the Invention of the Post-It Note
Sometimes even what seems an easy idea like the Post-It Note takes time to get right. It took more than ten years for Dr. Spencer Silver’s accidental invention—a not-so-sticky adhesive—to find the use we know it for today. Now, the classicContinue reading
What are Intellectual Properties?
Intellectual property (IP) is related to inventions, artwork, literature, as well as symbols, and trademarks used in commerce. There are many laws that protect intellectual property through patents, copyrights, trademarks, industrial designs, geographical indications, and business/trade secrets, which allow theContinue reading