Guidelines for Use and Protection of Trademarks

Guidelines for Use and Protection of Trademarks

A trademark is a word, name, or symbol, or a combination of these, (or in very rare cases a color, sound, or other device) adopted and used by a company to identify its products (e.g., sneakers or software) and to distinguish them from the products of others. A...
Guidelines for Protecting Patentable Inventions

Guidelines for Protecting Patentable Inventions

A patent for an invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor, issued by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office or another country’s analogous authority. The term of a new patent in the United States is 20 years from the date on which the application for...