Conversations with Innovators — Q&A with Clint Bruce of Trident Response Group


This week we are talking with Clint Bruce, Founder of Trident Response Group

Clint’s Background

Clint Bruce is the Founder and CEO of Trident Response Group, a […]

Investing in a U.S. Patent Search Before Filing a U.S. Patent Application


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Texas Theft Liability Act for Trade Secrets


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Patent Searches Add Value to the Patenting Process


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Conduct a Patent Number Search


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ICANN Accredited Registrars and Procedures


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Benefits of Registering a Trademark


What Trademark Rights Can Mean for Your Brand
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Legal Implications of Social Media for Business Owners


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Pre-Issuance Patent Submissions- A New Way to Participate in Patent Prosecution


Pre-issuance submissions, also sometimes referred to as third-party submissions, provide a means for a third party to submit potentially relevant prior art or other documents […]

Federal Trade Commission v. Watson Pharmaceuticals – The Future of Reverse Payment Settlements in Pharmaceutical Litigation


ANDA Litigation and Reverse Payment Settlements
As background, ANDA litigation most often arises when a generic drug maker seeks to make a generic version of a […]

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