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Mar 12, 2021

Patenting Recipes – Recipe for Disaster or Sweet Reward

According to the U.S. patenting courts, “new recipes or formulas for cooking food which involve the addition or elimination of common ingredients, or for treating them in ways which differ from the former practice, do not amount to invention merely because … no one else ever did the particular thing upon which the applicant asserts his right to a patent.” » Read More

Jun 09, 2016

Thinking About a Themed Business? Read this first!

In addition to protection for traditional trademarks and copyrights, businesses are also looking to promote and protect a product’s trade dress.  Non-functional elements of a product’s trade dress, such as shape, color, design, and layout can also distinguish your product and emphasis on these elements should be made in marketing efforts.   » Read More