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.


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