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What is a patent thicket and how does it affect...

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4 Common Patent Mistakes

June 16, 2022    Author: Jeff Williams

The United States patent system is arcane and convoluted. Its...

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Some inventions only come into being after months or years...

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May 16, 2022    Author: Jeff Williams

A patent application, as well as an issued patent, consists...

Can you patent or copyright product packaging?

Can you patent or…

May 3, 2022    Author: Jeff Williams

How important is the packaging for your product? Packaging not...