Monthly Archives: August 2020

What’s the difference between a patent, trademark, and copyright?

It can be hard for new and growing businesses to understand what intellectual property is and to know whether securing intellectual property assets makes business sense for them. This post highlights some of the key differences between three of the most well-known types of IP. The primary types of IP protection that businesses may be interested in are generally patents, copyrights, and trademarks. Each type of IP offers a certain type of protection, but the costs [...]

By |2020-08-28T13:38:42-05:00August 28th, 2020|Intellectual Property, Nelson Rosario|

Patents: Why?

Whenever someone tells me they want to file a patent application, I ask why. I have a couple reasons for this question. In part, I’m just curious. But more importantly, I want to know potential clients’ goals so I can counsel them on whether a patent application will help to achieve them. Sometimes a patent application will help a client to achieve their goals, and sometimes it won’t. Here, in no intentional order, is an [...]

By |2020-08-10T17:44:06-05:00August 10th, 2020|Intellectual Property, Zach Smolinski|