A patent for an invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor, issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. U.S. patent grants are effective only within the United States, U.S. territories, and U.S. possessions.
A trademark is a brand name. A trademark or service mark includes any word, name, symbol, device, or any combination, used or intended to be used to identify and distinguish the goods/services of one seller or provider from those of others, and to indicate the source of the goods/services.
Licensing provides unique opportunities to business owners, inventors and entrepreneurs to remain competitive, collaborate with other businesses, and expand their portfolio. The drafting and negotiation of licensing agreements need well-crafted contractual and intellectual property considerations.
IP Transactions and Agreements
IP Transactions and Agreements include technology transfers, due diligence, clearance, blend of technological, legal, strategic and business acumen.