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Breaking News- Design Patents Have Longer Term

Breaking News for Design Patents: Design patents now have a longer term and broader scope. 15 year term and up to 100 different designs in one application.  File fewer patents and $ave money! As of May 13, 2015, applicants from the United States of America can file design patent applications under the Hague Agreement Concerning the […]

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Will I need a change of heart?

I registered the domain name hearts-rummy.com. I received a cease-and-desist letter saying “hearts” is trademarked. Can someone trademark “hearts”? I have not put up a webpage or posted any content. Is it safe to proceed? Yes it is possible that someone has trademarked HEARTS, and sometimes companies have broad rights that surprise you, but there […]

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How to Prepare to Practice Law (GET A JOB) While in Law School

How to prepare to practice law (GET A JOB) while in law school. I was asked what I would recommend to someone starting law school in preparing to practice law. The following is my recommendation: You will need to learn about business – find an attorney who knows the BUSINESS of running a law firm […]

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