Welcome to Inventive Law Inc.
Intellectual Property Law Office in Auburn, CA
About Inventive Law Inc.
The Legal Professionals at Inventive Law Inc. Are Committed To The Protection Of Inventions, Brand Names, and Copyrighted Works.
We Handle All Aspects Of Intellectual Property, Including Patents, Trademarks, And Copyrights. We Offer Free Consultations To Evaluate All Aspects Of Your Intellectual Property, Your Business Goals, And Your Strategy For Adding Value To Your Business Through Your Intellectual Property.
What we do.
A TRADEMARK IS A WORD, NAME, SYMBOL, OR PERCEIVABLE INDICIA, WHICH IS USED TO INDICATE THE ORIGIN OF A PRODUCT AND TO DISTINGUISH THAT PRODUCT FROM OTHERS. SIMILARLY, A SERVICE MARK IDENTIFIES AND DISTINGUISHES A SERVICE RATHER THAN A PRODUCT. IN SOME CASES, A COLOR, SMELL, OR SOUND CAN BE TRADEMARKED.
COPYRIGHTS PROTECT AUTHORS OF “ORIGINAL WORKS” WHETHER THEY ARE PUBLISHED OR UNPUBLISHED. THE 1976 COPYRIGHT ACT GENERALLY GIVES THE COPYRIGHT OWNERS THE EXCLUSIVE RIGHT TO:
– Prepare derivative works
– Make and distribute copies
– Perform or display the copyrighted work publicly.
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The Case of the Monkey Photographer Back in 2011, photographer David Slater found himself in a national park in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, taking pictures of critically endangered crested black macaque monkeys. After taking some pictures of the monkeys, Slater set his camera down, where one of the monkeys picked it up. The monkey then began […]
Standard Essential Patents (SEPs) are an integral part of the modern technological landscape. As an example, Ericsson, the patent holder in this case, alleged that the patents at issue were essential to a common Wi-Fi standard, 802.11(n); thus all 802.11(n) compliant devices infringe the patents. Due to their nature (they cover technologies whose widespread use […]
A South Dakota resident who took photos of two statues by Michelangelo and used them to print three-dimensional models of the works has run afoul of a local college to whom the statues were given in the 1970s, the 3dPrint.com 3D printing news website reported. Source: Bloomberg.
With both sides of the aisle focusing on bettering the middle class this new Legislative session, Congress should consider determining how to better protect the intellectual property of innovative Americans. America’s knowledge-based economy requires international treaties and enforcement of current laws to keep American IP safe and to encourage innovation. [Source: The Hill]
Software and method patents may appear to have fallen out of favor because of recent court decisions and legislation. However, recent trends indicate that they comprise surprisingly high portions of four US companies’ recent grants. Source: IPWatchdog
Apple has obtained a patent that could enable music and video sharing and along with other features by adding a new layer of digital rights management (DRM). “The systems and methods provide an encrypted copy of a digital content unit to a first user and transcript the encrypted copy to generate the legitimate copy to […]
Microsoft and Samsung have settled their contract dispute over Android patent-licensing, according to a brief statement issued by Microsoft on February 9. [Source: ZDNet]
Now that you’re interest is piqued, let me clarify that if you’re new to the world of patents, an international patent does not exist. Patents must be filed on a country-by-country basis. However, there is an international patent application (PCT), and filing with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) that allows you up to 30 […]