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Tasks for a Company Patent Committee

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

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Three Types of Patents

Three Types of Patents By Frederic M. Douglas; freddouglas.wordpress.com © 2012, Frederic M. Douglas, All Rights Reserved. Frederic M. Douglas (fdouglas@cox.net) is a solo practitioner specializing in litigation involving intellectual property (patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyright, and more).   Often, … Continue reading

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Tips for Patentability Searching

Tips for Patentability Searching By Frederic M. Douglas © 2012, Frederic M. Douglas, All Rights Reserved. Persons new to filing patent applications often have basic questions regarding patent searches. Should an inventor do a patent search? Is a patent search … Continue reading

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Who’s an Inventor for a Patent?

When filing a patent application, the applicant must state correctly who are the inventors of the invention(s). If the patent issues with the wrong inventor listed, the patent may end up being invalid or unenforceable. Be sure to not omit … Continue reading

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8 Tips For Inventors Planning To File A Patent Application

Copyright 2010 Frederic M. Douglas.  All Rights Reserved. 1. When you get your stroke of genius and come up with an idea, WRITE IT DOWN! You need to create a record of invention before going any further. You should list: … Continue reading

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Developing A Discovery Plan For A Patentee Plaintiff

© Frederic M. Douglas 2010.  All Rights Reserved.  (A) Review Jury Instructions and Prepare a Proof Rubric        Determine what you need to prove and what the defendant needs to prove.  Prepare a list of documents and testimony needed to … Continue reading

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International Intellectual Property Rights Regarding Plants Native To India: Texmati = Basmati?

International Intellectual Property Rights Regarding Plants Native To India: Texmati = Basmati? © Frederic M. Douglas, April 1999; 2010.  All Rights Reserved. By Frederic M. Douglas, Esq. fdouglas@cox.net   I.   Introduction In the age of global markets and the resulting … Continue reading

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