A government authority or license conferring a right or title for a set period, especially the sole right to exclude others from making, using, or selling an invention.
Copyright protection can be thin, meaning the work contains mostly facts or ideas and not much actual artistic expression. However the ideas themselves are not copyrighted.
Trademarks are commonly known means of protecting names, symbols or other indicia used to represent the source or origin of specific products or services.
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Over the last 150 years some of the greatest inventions in the history of mankind have been introduced. Many of which shaped the way we live, work and play, while some changed the course of human history! Here are a few.
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In Bilski v. Kappos ___ U.S. __ (2010) (Bilski), the U.S. Supreme Court declared a business method invention to be ineligible for patenting
Let's say you've come up with your own great idea, the Maps-A-Lot Tube, which offers safe and convenient storage of multiple maps
The present invention relates generally to fiber optic cables and, more particularly, to high density fiber optic cables