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Google Loses Patent Infringement Lawsuit

Google recently lost an infringement lawsuit regarding a patent that most people wouldn’t think of as being intellectual property: a filtering technology that generates online advertising based on search terms. Vringo, Inc. was awarded over $30 million for Google and four co-defendants’ – AOL Inc., IAC/InterActiveCorp, Target Corporation and Gannett Co Inc. – infringements on...

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Avoid Infringing on Someone Else’s Trademark

Avoid Infringing on Someone Else’s Trademark: It is important when thinking about trademarking your business, logo, product or any other trademark-able item, that you make sure you do not infringe on someone else’s trademark. There are some simple steps to take to protect yourself from the costly mistakes of infringement. Four simple steps that Boyer...

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You Need an Attorney to Protect Your Property

You Need an Attorney to Protect Your Property: With the recent news of PIPA (Protection of Intellectual Property Act) and SIPA (Stop Internet Piracy Act) being shelved by the United States Congress, many people may wonder what they can do to protect their intellectual property. Whether you are creating new products or improving on inventions...

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The International Trademark

Are you wondering how to get your slogan or logo trademarked internationally? Well Boyer Law Firm can help. There are different ways an international trademark can be applied for: 1. Through the U.S. Trademark and Patent Office, 2. Through the desired country directly, and 3. Through an 3rd party company. A trademark is a name,...

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Boyer Law Achieves Trademark for Client

Boyer Law Achieves Trademark for Client: We are pleased to announce that Boyer Law successfully obtained a U.S. and FL Trademark approval for our Client. Client T wanted to set up a personalized attraction tour and then wanted to trademark the attraction tour logo rapidly. Since the client’s service mark was specific in nature we...

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How to Maintain Your Attorney-Client Privilege

How to Maintain Your Attorney-Client Privilege: The attorney-client privilege is a sacred thing. It provides protection to the matters you discuss with your attorney that relate to your case. However, there are ways that you as the client can break the attorney-client privilege that can be detrimental to your case. It is important for a...

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Copyright v. Trademark: What’s the Difference?

Everyone has heard of something being copyrighted or trademarked. However, people often use these terms synonymously when in fact they mean very different things and have very different implications. Although I explain the difference between a trademark and copyright, most of my focus is on explaining a copyright. Let us begin with defining a trademark....