Category Archives: Patent Strategy

Patent, Publish, Or Keep It A Secret?

Patent, Publish, or Keep Secret A rudimentary flow chart for the types of decisions advisable for figuring out whether to apply for a patent for an idea, keep it confidential as a trade secret, or to publish the idea to … Continue reading

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Tasks for a Company Patent Committee

Tasks for a Company Patent Committee By Frederic M. Douglas; © 2012, Frederic M. Douglas, All Rights Reserved. Frederic M. Douglas ( is a solo practitioner specializing in litigation involving intellectual property (patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyright, and more). … Continue reading

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