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Jan 06

Q&A: Obtaining a Patent

After investing in research and development, companies often debate when and how to file a patent application on their new technology. Although every company and technology is unique, these are common guidelines to help companies decide what is best in their situation. Q: How do… Read More

Oct 10

The Portland Rock Band That Could Change Trademark Law Forever

Supermarket tabloids love to report on the legal battles of musicians: from Michael Jackson’s trial on charges of sexual abuse, to Britney Spears’ conservatorship, to Justin Bieber’s DUI, the more salacious the story, the better.  Even the more reputable news outlets get in on the… Read More

Aug 19

The Olympics, Usain Bolt, and Intellectual Property Law

With the Olympics in Rio, we all enjoy watching the competition, the fanfare and the joy when an Olympian wins gold. As I sit watching Usain Bolt cast his “Lightning Bolt” signature pose after winning yet another gold medal, the intellectual property attorney in me… Read More