What are differences between patents and trademarks?

How are patents and trademarks different? The goal of this article is to provide a helpful summary of differences between patents and trademarks that will actually help you in making good business decisions. This is not an exhaustive list of differences. Instead, we will focus on key distinguishing features of each IP right. My hope […]

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What is public disclosure?

What is the meaning of public disclosure of an invention? Patents are time-sensitive. Those desiring patent protection do not have the luxury of waiting indefinitely to file a patent application, especially if they have already released certain information to the public. By definition, public disclosure refers to a non-confidential conveying of information pertaining to your […]

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