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Law & Business Episode 57: Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, and Employment Law Effects due to COVID with John Eastwood

Law & Business Episode 57: Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, and Employment Law Effects due to COVID with John Eastwood

Anthony Verna sat down with John Eastwood of Eiger Law in Taipei, Taiwan to talk about some of the effects of the COVID pandemic. Some of the topics covered are intellectual property, especially in relationship to bankruptcy, and employment law across borders and...

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How to Patent an Idea

How to Patent an Idea

How to patent an idea – or, more appropriately, how to take your idea and move it into a state in which you can receive a patent and protect it. A patent for an invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor, issued by the United States Patent and...

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How to Trademark a Name

How to Trademark a Name

Yes, you can “trademark your name.”  But, first, what does it mean to “trademark my name”? If your business name, phrase, slogan, tagline, product name is being used to identify goods or services with your business, then it is a trademark. The registration of a...

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Video Blog 34: Patent FAQ: Why Should I Seek Patent Protection?

Hi, I'm Anthony Verna, managing partner of Verna Law. We focus on intellectual property and advertising law, but I think you knew that already. Why should I seek patent protection? This is the Motherload question. Simply put, if you have a new and novel idea or...

Video Blog 33: Patent FAQ: Do I need a model or prototype?

Hi, I'm Anthony Verna, managing partner, Verna Law, P.C. We focus on intellectual property and advertising law. You can find us at vernalaw.com. Now, let's get to the meat of this. Do I need a model or prototype before I can file a patent? No. It's one of the most...

Law & Business Podcast: Episode 58 Anthony Verna and James Kwon – Three Items Marketers Need to Know Now

On Episode 58 of the "Law & Business" Podcast, Anthony sits down with James Kwon, the CEO and Executive Strategy Chef of Figmints, a digital marketing agency in Providence, Rhode Island. Figmints has cracked the code on creating, developing, and delivering the...

Law & Business Episode 57: Intellectual Property, Bankruptcy, and Employment Law Effects due to COVID with John Eastwood

Anthony Verna sat down with John Eastwood of Eiger Law in Taipei, Taiwan to talk about some of the effects of the COVID pandemic. Some of the topics covered are intellectual property, especially in relationship to bankruptcy, and employment law across borders and...