Blog Posts in May, 2015

  • What is Patent Infringement?

    || 28-May-2015

    Patents are intellectual property rights granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. With a patent, the owner has the right to exclude others from producing, using, or selling the invention in the U.S., or importing the invention into the U.S. for a set period of time. In exchange, the owner publicly discloses the invention when they receive the patent. Patent infringement occurs when someone ...
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  • How are Trade Secrets Protected?

    || 13-May-2015

    Any business information which gives the enterprise a competitive edge can be considered a “trade secret.” If a developer of such useful information keeps the information secret, then they have a tort remedy against anyone who wrongfully obtains the information and uses it. A trade secret is information used by a business that is secret, and that provides an economic advantage to the ...
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  • False Advertising Under California Law

    || 7-May-2015

    California’s unfair competition law was designed to protect competitors and consumers by promoting fair competition in the marketplace. Under Section 17500 of the Business and Professions Code, it is unlawful for any individual, corporation, or employee to directly or indirectly advertise or disseminate any statement that is untrue or misleading concerning real or personal property, or ...
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