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Michael Cohen Interviewed by Foundr.com About the Patenting Process

Foundr.com interviews Michael Cohen in an article that outlines the US patenting process entitled “How to Patent an Idea.  And Is it Really Worth it?”  The article discusses issues such as the types of patents available, the process, patenting costs, and enforcement issues. How to Patent an Idea. And Is it Really Worth it?

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USPTO UPDATE ON COVID 19

USPTO Announces Extension Of Certain Patent And Trademark-Related Timing Deadlines Under The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, And Economic Security Act

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced extensions to the time allowed to file certain patent and trademark-related documents and to pay certain required fees. These actions are an exercise of temporary authority provided to the USPTO by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) signed by President Trump…

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Michael Cohen Interviewed by Business Insider Podcast “Brought to you by…” Regarding IP Issues of the Whoopee Cushion

What happens if you fail to file a patent on an invention or trademark for the name of your product?  Well, that is what likely happened with the Whoopee Cushion.  As iconic as it may be today, no successful patents or trademarks were ever filed, resulting in the Whoopee Cushion product to be used by…

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Michael Cohen Interviewed by Business Insider Podcast “Brought to you by…” Regarding IP Issues of the Whoopee Cushion

What happens if you fail to file a patent on an invention or trademark for the name of your product?  Well, that is what likely happened with the Whoopee Cushion.  As iconic as it may be today, no successful patents or trademarks were ever filed, resulting in the Whoopee Cushion product to be used by…

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USPTO announces extension of certain patent and trademark-related timing deadlines under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced extensions to the time allowed to file certain patent and trademark-related documents and to pay certain required fees. These actions are an exercise of temporary authority provided to the USPTO by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) signed by President Trump…

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Michael Cohen Interviewed by Foundr.com About the Patenting Process

Foundr.com interviews Michael Cohen in an article that outlines the US patenting process entitled “How to Patent an Idea.  And Is it Really Worth it?”  The article discusses issues such as the types of patents available, the process, patenting costs, and enforcement issues. https://foundr.com/how-to-patent-an-idea?fbclid=IwAR09SD09Owh9opZ9O62myA_zZIazfKkRN7dBxnOxlyZINB7jILfTTUkPayU

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Bitcoin Copyright

Making Sense of the Bitcoin Copyright Controversy The cryptocurrency world has been shoved once more into the spotlight after Craig Wright – self-proclaimed inventor of Bitcoin – filed for two U.S. copyright registrations. One for Bitcoin´s whitepaper, and one for most of the crypto´s original code. The news has spread like wildfire through most financial…

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What does a trademark protect?

The World Intellectual Property Organization defines a trademark as a “sign that distinguishes the goods or services of a company from those of others.” It can be a word, an image, a symbol, or a combination of those that are used to represent a brand. There are different reasons why a business may need trademark…

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How Long Does a Trademark Last?

Trademarks are an important part of a business. They are the best way to protect the identity of particular products or services. They also help consumers easily recognize a specific company as the manufacturer or source of a product and encourage customer loyalty. Once a trademark is registered, it is protected from use and misuse…

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After more than seven years, 70 witnesses, and thousands of exhibits, a verdict has been reached in the roller-coaster “Bratz” dolls trial. The trial (Bryant…

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