Category Archives: Patents

Intellectual Property “Trolling”

on 11/03/2015 by David Szostek

Intellectual Property “Trolling” Some of you may have heard of the term “patent troll” within the context of patent rights. In case you haven’t, the generally accepted definition of a patent troll is: an individual or legal entity (such as a business) that attempts to obtain licensing fees or a legal settlement from an alleged …Read More

Copyright Law Basics

on 09/01/2015 by David Szostek

Copyright Law Basics Even though you may not know the definition of a copyright, you probably understand the basic concept of a copyright: the author of a creative work holds certain rights to that work, such as restricting the copying or profiting of that work without the author’s permission. According to the United States Copyright …Read More

The Basics Of Trademarks

on 06/16/2015 by David Szostek
Trademark Basics

Trademark Basics Even if you don’t know what a trademark is, you’d still probably recognize one. In fact, by reading this blog, there’s a good chance you may even recognize a trademark within your field of vision. According to the United States Patent and Trademark Office, a trademark is, “a word, phrase, symbol or design, …Read More