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.

Patents on accidental discoveries

October 7, 2015 | Posted in Patents | By

The patent truth, did you know… that the 3M product Scotchgard was discovered by accident?

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Motion Picture Patents Company

September 29, 2015 | Posted in Patents | By

The patent truth, did you know… that the Motion Picture Patents Company was started by Thomas Edison?

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Patent Infringement Damages

September 15, 2015 | Posted in Patents | By

Patent Infringement Damages – Reasonable Royalty … what every lawyer should know The Patent Guys, Arthur Peslak and Richard Malagiere wrote Patent Infringement Damages – Reasonable Royalty for the Bergen County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee

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Never Patent Protected

August 15, 2015 | Posted in Patents | By

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

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Overview of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act

America Invents Act article

August 5, 2015 | Posted in Patents | By

First Inventor to File …. what every lawyer should know Article Written by Arthur Peslak. Esq. and Richard Malagiere, Esq. for the Bergen County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee

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How to Get, Use and Defend a Patent

July 27, 2015 | Posted in Patents | By

How to Get, Use and Defend a Patent … what every lawyer should know Patent article written by the Patent Guys, Arthur Peslak. Esq. and Richard Malagiere, Esq. for the Bergen County Bar Association Intellectual Property Committee

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How Long Does It Take to Get a Patent

February 4, 2014 | Posted in IP Law, Patents | By

Clients always ask how long will it take to obtain a patent after an application is filed?  This question is an important one since a patent owner has no rights to enforce against potential infringers until a patent actually issues.

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Warranty Against Infringement and Patent Infringement Claims

December 27, 2013 | Posted in IP Law, Patents | By

A common tactic of patent trolls is to sue buyers of patented items for infringement based upon the buyer’s use of the goods. If you are faced with such a claim, don’t overlook the UCC’s warranty against infringement. In New

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