Patent And Trademark Management Software

This is FindLaw's Legal Technology Center's collection of Patent and Trademark Management Software articles. Intellectual property portfolio management is of key importance for corporate counsel and IP law practices, as many crucial filing dates and requirements are involved in trademark and patent applications. Free information, white papers, case studies and press releases on patent and trademark management software solutions and more are provided here.
Patent And Trademark Management Software Articles
    • StreamCast to Face Court Over Patent Piracy
      Altnet, Inc. today announced that it has commenced patent infringement proceedings against StreamCast Networks, Inc and its chief executive, Michael Weiss.

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    • CD-R: Destop DAT for 1996?
      In 1989, Sony Corporation and Philips Electronics introduced Compact Disc-Recordable (CD-R) drives and media (CD-Rs). Single-speed CD-R drives cost at least $25,000 and the CD-Rs they gobbled like tokens in a video game arcade cost about $100.

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    • UC Libraries Partner with Google to Digitize Books
      The University of California libraries today (Wednesday) announced their partnership with Google to digitize books from the libraries' collections. UC becomes the latest partner in the Google Books Library Project, which was launched in December 2004 to digitize books drawn from the libraries of the University of Michigan, Harvard University, Stanford University, Oxford University, and the New York Public Library.

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    • Digital Copyrights in an Analog World
      You've authored a CD-ROM. You go to the nearest Computer SuperStore and see a copycat product. Imitation may be the sincerest form of flattery, but this time it's theft. What do you do? You're an American, you have rights, you can sue.

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    • Licensing Interactive Music Rights
      You've designed a spiffy multimedia title with haunting graphics and a plot worthy of Dashiell Hammett. All that remains, besides beta-testing and printing the t-shirts, is a Grammy award-winning soundtrack.

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    • Cisco and Apple Reach Agreement on iPhone Trademark
      Cisco and Apple(R) today announced that they have resolved their dispute involving the "iPhone" trademark. Under the agreement, both companies are free to use the "iPhone" trademark on their products throughout the world.

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    • Google Now Searches More Than 7 Million US Patents
      Have you ever wondered who invented the zipper, the lawn mower - or maybe the eraser? Well now Google makes it easier than ever to search the over 7 million patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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    • Trademark Disputes A Go-Go
      In a previous column, I told you about how domain registrants have been trying to fight off trademark holders when they can show legitimate uses for their domain names and lack of bad faith. Now I am here to tell you that recent data indicates that there has been proliferation of such domain name disputes.

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    • Domain Name Disputes: The Battle Is Joined
      There was a time when it seemed that powerful trademark holders generally prevailed when they sought the transfer of Internet domain names that contained their trademarks. However, recent decisions show that domain name registrants have a fighting chance under certain circumstances.

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    • Intellectual Property A Go-Go
      As life moves more and more online, companies and individuals realize that just like on terra firma, they also need to protect their intellectual property and confidential materials in cyberspace. It is important, therefore, to understand the different types of protection that are available. A brief crash IP course is provided below.

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