Pitfalls of Provisional Patent Applications

In one of our prior post (“How to Protect Your Tech Before Funding”), we discussed how a provisional patent filing strategy, when done properly, is a powerful tool to protect the key technology of a small business before receiving venture capital or other funding.  So, what about taking this strategy to its cost-cutting extreme, i.e., […]

How to Pick a Good Trademark

What is a Trademark? A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol, or design (or a combination of these elements) that is used to identify the source of a product (“goods” in trademark speak). A service mark is the same thing, but instead it identifies the source of services rather than products. We will refer to […]