The Patent Guys are attorneys in the Intellectual Property Practice Group of the law firm of Gertner Mandel LLC providing legal support for legal, technical & business issues.

Preserving the Right to Obtain Patent Protection in Foreign Countries

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Why does this matter for a small inventor or inventive entity with a potential patent on a day-to-day item? …WHAT EVERY LAWYER SHOULD KNOW The Patent Guys, attorneys from the law office of Gertner Mandel, wrote this article about the

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Patent on the Mouse

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The patent truth, did you know… this about Engelbart’s patent on the mouse?

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Never Patent Protected

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The patent truth, did you know… The Truth About WD-40

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Microwave: Accidental Invention – Intentional Patent

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The patent truth, did you know… this about the Microwave Patent

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Toy Patents

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Toy Inventions and Toy Patents. The patent truth, did you know… Read how an American metal lithography company purchased a French drawing toy invention at a German toy fair and how a toy patent soon became an American icon!

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Patents: What These 3 Celebrities Have in Common

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Steve McQueen, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Paula Abdul and many other celebrities have patents on things like bucket seats to baby wipe & cell phone holders. The patent truth, did you know… that many celebrities hold patents.

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The Obvious Bar to Patentability

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A bar to patentability with OBJECTION or a REJECTION from the patent office examiner’s office. …what every lawyer should know The Patent Guys, attorneys from the law office of Gertner Mandel, wrote this article about obvious bars to patentability for

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SEP and FRAND Licenses

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Standard Essential Patents (SEP) and Fair Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory (“FRAND or “RAND”) licenses … what every lawyer should know The Patent Guys, Arthur Peslak and Richard Malagiere wrote this article about Standard Essential Patents, SEP, and Fair Reasonable and Non-Discriminatory

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Patentable Subject Matter

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What Constitutes Patentable Subject Matter … what every lawyer should know The Patent Guys, Arthur Peslak and Richard Malagiere wrote this article what constitutes patentable subject matter for the Bergen County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee

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Phillips Head Screw

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The patent truth, did you know… this about the invention of the Phillips head screw?

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