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What is Prior Art?

We discuss the need to do a patent search to find prior art.  What is prior art that the patent search is supposed to find? Prior art does not need to exist physically or be commercially available. It is enough that someone, somewhere, sometime previously has...

Patentability is not a “Shark Tank” Pitch

As a part of the standard operating procedure here at Verna Law, P.C., we have a special form for clients and potential clients when we have a meeting over a new invention and the ability for the inventor to receive a patent on it. The purpose behind the form is to...

Monitor Your Trademarks

Monitor Your Trademarks One responsibility trademark owners neglect often is to monitor trademarks.  This is probably due to a lack of understanding about the trademark application and registration process. During (and, hopefully, before) the trademark application...