Category: Patent Infringement & IP Disputes

Trademark Enforcement: How to Stop Infringement of Your Brand

How can you realistically enforce your trademarks? Trademark enforcement is not only for millionaires and big companies. Startups and small businesses can use cost-effective ways…

How to Enforce Patents When You Don’t Have Money: Patent Litigation Funding

Can you file a patent lawsuit without a lot of money? It seems fashionably controversial nowadays to say patents are worthless. Myths abound on the…

Cease-and-Desist Letter: How to Use It Effectively or Reply

Why send a cease-and-desist letter? On its surface, a cease-and-desist letter seems like a less expensive way to enforce intellectual property rights. Are competitors copying…

Amazon APEX: How to Enforce Utility Patents Against Amazon Sellers

What is Amazon APEX? Amazon sellers now have another avenue for enforcing utility patents. APEX stands for Amazon Patent Evaluation eXpress. As implied in its…

How to Deal with a Counterfeit Product or Claim

What is the difference between counterfeiting and trademark infringing? Is it fake? Whether or not a product is a counterfeit boils down to the degree…

Design Patent Infringement: What is a substantially similar appearance?

What is the design patent infringement test? It’s simple to recite, but tricky to apply. The test for design patent infringement involves a visual comparison…

How to Enforce Intellectual Property Without A Lot of Money

Affordable ways to enforce intellectual property If you don’t have at least two million dollars laying around to sue for patent infringement, this post is…

How to Defend an Amazon Seller Patent Case

What are the ways to defend an Amazon neutral patent evaluation? Amazon’s neutral patent evaluation technically offers three ways to defend a utility patent infringement…

How much does an Amazon seller neutral patent evaluation cost?

What is the Amazon patent evaluation procedure? Patent owners may file a claim with Amazon to stop sellers from listing products that allegedly violate their…

How does Amazon handle utility patent infringement between sellers?

Does Amazon allow patent owners to file a claim for utility patent infringement against sellers? Yes, Amazon offers its own patent court for sellers to…

How to Know If Your Products Infringe a Patent

Where do you start if you have been accused of patent infringement? Disruptive and disconcerting – two of the most common emotions experienced by one…

How to Defend NPE Amazon Patent Infringement Evaluation

What is the name of Amazon’s patent infringement program? Amazon’s Neutral Patent Evaluation (NPE) program is their own version of patent court to resolve patent…

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