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Patent Trademark Blog | IP Q&A
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GUI Design Patents: What to know
What is the design patent application process and cost?
Can a single design patent application include multiple designs?
What Should Chinese Applicants Know About US Design Patents?
How much does a US design patent application cost in 2019?
What invention information is required to prepare a utility patent application?
How to read a utility patent
How to write a patent abstract
What is a patent Examiner’s Amendment?
How to revive abandoned patent application
Patent Infringement & IP Disputes
Amazon infringement notice: How to respond
Why Trademarks Matter to Amazon Sellers
What is a freedom to operate (FTO) or infringement search?
Should I have a patent infringement search conducted for a simple product?
How to Avoid Patent Infringement
Patenting software and business methods in Japan
How to control international patent costs
What Chinese PCT Applicants Should Know About US National Stage Entry
What US Applicants Need to Know about PCT Foreign National Stage Entry
US National Stage: Common Mistakes to Avoid
What should a Startup IP Checklist include?
Why founders should search trademarks before incorporating
Patenting for startups: Where to begin
When should a startup file a trademark application?
When is the right time to trademark a product or company name?
Rejected trademark specimens: What to do
What is the rule regarding foreign trademark filers and US attorneys?
Can a person’s name be trademarked?
How to trademark books, DVDs and creative works
TTAB Trademark Opposition & Cancellation
How to Defend a Trademark Cancellation
How to Defend a Trademark Opposition
How to Oppose a Trademark Application
Are monetary sanctions available in TTAB proceedings?
What are TTAB Initial Disclosures?
USPTO Patent Challenges
What is required in a petition for IPR?
How much does IPR cost?
Is IPR (Inter Partes Review) a Better Way to Defend a Patent Infringement Lawsuit?