Tag Archives: Intellectual Property

USPTO extends filing deadlines

USPTO Extends Certain Responsive Filing Deadlines to June 1, 2020blackboard with idea bubbleResponsive filings due between and inclusive of March 27 and May 31, 2020 are extended to June 1, 2020.

The new notices supersede the previously posted:

  • “Notice of Waiver of
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Intellectual Property Goals For 2020

Do You Have 2020 IP Vision?

If you own a business, you use intellectual property (IP), whether it is your own or someone else’s. Your 2020 IP goals should include: 1) determine what IP you own and how/if you are …

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False Advertising Issues For Emerging Businesses

false advertising claims

False Advertising is the use of false, misleading, or unproven information to advertise products to consumers.

Basics: In the United States, the federal government regulates advertising through the FTC, and additionally permits private litigation through various statutes, most notably …

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Copyrights For Start-Ups And Emerging Businesses

intellectual property that is copyright protected is marked with a symbolA copyright owner has the exclusive right to reproduce copies of the work, prepare derivative works, distribute copies, perform the work, and display the work.

Copyright Basics: A copyright is a form of protection provided for “original works of authorship” …

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Increase the Value of Your Business by Protecting Your Competitive Edge – Part 2

As I stated in the first post of this series, in business, imitation is NOT the sincerest or highest form of flattery; it is someone stealing from you!! Have you found a unique way to solve a problem or improve …

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SMART Patent Applications

Can filing a patent application be a SMART goal in 2017?

Yes, it can. Filing a patent application is a Specific action that is Measurable; you get a formal filing receipt indicating that your application fulfilled all the …

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IP Strategies Protect Your Assets And Minimize Your Risk

by Kathleen Kuznicki, Esq.
Intellectual Property Word Cloud

I work with businesses and individuals to maximize protection of their own intellectual property, and to minimize risk with regards to others’ intellectual property. Intellectual Property refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic …

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3-D Printers Raise Concerns About Intellectual Property

Kathleen Kuznicki recently spoke with Butler County Business Matters reporter, Dave Butler Business MattersMeans, about the impact of  3-D printers on businesses and individuals with regard to intellectual property rights. In the article Kathleen explains how reproducing designs that are easily found …

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Intellectual Property Panel Discussion For Hardware Startups

Pittsburgh Hardware Startup MeetupKathleen Kuznicki will be a panelist in a discussion on the strategies available to hardware startups with regards to securing IP, open sourcing, and licensing options, hosted by Pittsburgh Hardware Startup Meetup.

Don’t miss this meetup if you are part …

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