Trademark registration is valid for a period of ten years and can be renewed every ten years. The trademark protection is no longer valid if the trademark holder does not renew the trademark. By paying late fees in addition to the renewal fee, an application for renewal can be made on or before six (6)… Continue reading All you need to know about Trademark Registration Renewal
Trademark Infringement of your registered mark occurs when someone uses your trademark without your permission or authorization. Trademark infringement, on the other hand, necessitates trademark registration. When someone uses a trademark that is deceptively similar to or identical to your trademark, he or she is liable under the Act for trademark infringement. If consumers assume… Continue reading What To Do If Someone Uses My Company’s Trademark?
What is a trade secret? Intellectual property includes trade secrets. A trade secret, according to U.S. state laws, can be any formula, pattern, physical device, idea, technique, or compilation of information that: Provides the owner of the information with a competitive advantage in the marketplace, and Is treated in a way that can reasonably be… Continue reading Trade Secret Basics FAQ
The PCT minimum documentation is the set of documents that any Office or organization must have on hand in order to be appointed as an International Searching Authority (ISA) and that any ISA must consult when conducting an international search, as defined by PCT Rule 34. It includes both patent and non-patent literature (PCT Article… Continue reading Rule 34 of the Regulations under the PCT
Copyright law grants content creators exclusive rights to reproduce and sell their creations. The rights to reproduce, perform and distribute the copyrighted work are among the exclusive rights granted by 17 U.S.C. 106 of the Copyright Act of 1976. For example, if you write a book, no one else can photocopy and sell it without… Continue reading How Copyright Law Protects Creators of Original Works?
While every company understands the need of protecting its intellectual property, it’s easy to become confused about what sort of intellectual property safeguards. Even prominent publications frequently get it incorrect, reporting that a corporation owns a patent on a word r copyright to a technique or procedure. Here’s a quick guide on distinguishing between copyright,… Continue reading Difference Between Copyright, Patent & Trademark?