Articles by anthony verna

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...

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What is Copyright Infringement?

Copyright infringement is the unauthorized use of a work that qualifies under the Copyright Act for copyright protection.  Unauthorized use means that the permission of the copyright owner was not granted for the use. Copyright Infringement is the taking of rights...

Law & Business Podcast Episode 28: Raj Goel of Brainlink International, Inc., Talks About Operational Maturity in Business

In the "Law & Business" podcast, Episode 28, Raj Goel of Brainlink International talks about Operational Maturity in business. What is Operational Maturity and what are the levels of Operational Maturity (OML)?  The difference between the OMLs of businesses...

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...

Law & Business Podcast Episode 27: John Eastwood talks about IP and Manufacturing Issues in the Greater China Market

The special guest in Episode 27 of the "Law & Business" podcast is John Eastwood, a partner at Eiger Law in Taipei.  John and Anthony discuss the issues that many American businesses have when they start production of their products in the Greater China Market. As...