Don’t Lose Your International Patent Rights: 2 Key Tips for Preserving Your IPs Value

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There are the top 2 things a business person should know about patent rules if they’re going to be manufacturing or selling internationally: 1) Public disclosures before filing can nullify your patent rights in some countries 2) Filing a PCT application gives you flexibility and time for individual global patent filings First point: What constitutes a ‘public disclosure?’ A ‘public disclosure’...

Conducting Business in China: Panel Discussion & Networking

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Gearhart Law will be hosting a panel discussion in Manhattan on conducting business in China and Intellectual Property protection. The firm In that tradition we encourage clients to follow their dreams and create their own businesses. Whether your goal is to own and manage your own business, or license your ideas to industry, we will do everything possible to help. Gearhart Law’s clients range...

Breaking the Sound Barrier for Hearing and Gesture

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Bone conduction has fascinated me as a way to transmit sound since I first interviewed Max Virtual in 2013 (see a prepost of the interview below). What is interesting today is the news that AT&T has released a series of 7 patent filings for bone conduction technology. As reported by FierceWirelessTech and the Atlanta Business Chronicle, these patents cover two areas: 1. Hearing enhancement:...

Traklight & the Traklight Platform for IP & Risk Management

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What does Traklight Offer? Traklight is the only self-guided software platform to identify and capture the value of ideas and intellectual property for small and medium sized businesses (SMBs). In addition to helping SMBs and investors accurately identify the value of intangible assets, Traklight licenses its platform to attorneys, other professionals, and software platforms to streamline the client...