If one hundred students were asked what their most significant accomplishment over the last year was, capturing the curvature of the Earth on an HD camera would most certainly be an aberration.
But… Continue Reading »
Recently Buffalo patent attorney, Vincent LoTempio was a guest columnist for the Buffalo Business First/Buffalo Law Journal and was featured in an article in the Suit Magazine.
The article I wr… Continue Reading »
Recently, Barbara A. Piazza and I had the opportunity to meet with Rebecca Christie, the proprietor of “Savory Sips,” an exclusive wine store located in the heart of Lewiston, New York.
Dur… Continue Reading »
Licensing out Intellectual property can turn into a bit of a headache for even the most experienced patent attorney, let alone an independent inventor.
Richard Raysman, Seth Ostrow, Kenneth Adler a… Continue Reading »
The landscape of American Patent law saw some major changes with the passage of the America Invents Act (AIA).
In her newest book The America Invents Act Handbook: A Guide to the Patent Law Reform… Continue Reading »
Recently I was interviewed by Colin O'Keefe of LXBN TV about the push in Congress and the Senate by bipartisan representatives to punish patent trolls.
Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Jason Chaff… Continue Reading »
As a patent attorney here in Buffalo, New York I am constantly amazed at how inventors from all over the country come up with ideas in their heads and turn those ideas into actual products.
Recentl… Continue Reading »
As a Buffalo copyright attorney I meet many new authors. A childhood friend of mine recently published a book of songs he wrote and I asked him to share some of his thoughts about the publishing proce… Continue Reading »
Ronald L. Docie Sr is the president of Docie Development, LLC, an international company that provides services for inventors and corporations. His inventions are featured in Wal-Mart, Kmart and thousa… Continue Reading »
One of the things I enjoy about law blogging is my opportunity to interview thought leaders in the intellectual property arena. Recently I had the opportunity to be introduced to Brian Wagner who is a… Continue Reading »
I am a Buffalo attorney who focuses on intellectual property law and I rarely get an opportunity to discuss fashion branding with other intellectual property attorneys.
However recently I needed to… Continue Reading »
Inventors often come to my office looking for help to not only protect their intellectual property by filing a patent application, but to get help to sell their idea to a big company.
I often ask i… Continue Reading »
Inventor Joe Iannello came up with an idea of how to easily clean the underside of a lawnmower and he developed a new product called the Spray–n-Mow.
He designed it, he received United States Pa… Continue Reading »
As a patent attorney here in Buffalo, New York I was very happy to learn that Esther Takeuchi a University at Buffalo professor was among the 2011 inductees to the National Inventors Hall of Fame. So … Continue Reading »
When starting a new business one of the first things that needs to be done is to create a brand. Branding establishes the first impression that your target audience has of your business. Existing busi… Continue Reading »
Recently I received a calendar (PDF) from professional patent searcher Martin Keller. On each month of the calendar is a patent drawing that is very unique.
So I contacted him because I wanted to… Continue Reading »
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted an all-time high 219,614 United States utility patents in 2010 – up 31 percent over 2009. All but one of the companies in the Top 50 are… Continue Reading »
Recently I met with Fred Landers with Paragon Model Makers Inc. and we had a nice conversation about how he can help inventors build working prototypes and models. Having a prototype is important in t… Continue Reading »
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) web page is not very user friendly when searching for prior art patents. But I found an add-on for Firefox called Aspator that makes it much frien… Continue Reading »
What Inventors Need to Know...
Tom Demitry is an entrepreneur, an inventor, a salesman, a marketer, a man of ideas and as he will tell you first and foremost a father and a man of God. He is consta… Continue Reading »
Recently I met with Ron Roberts, President of Rolite Manufacturing. Rolite is a roll forming manufacturer that produces metal products of all shapes and sizes for large and small companies.
I toure… Continue Reading »
What is happening with regard to the Patent Reform Act of 2010?
Recently I asked this and other questions to first term Congressman Chris Lee, who represents New York's 26th Congressional District.… Continue Reading »
Guest Blogger: Brendan S. Lillis, Registered Patent Attorney
These days, with the average waiting period to hear back from the patent office regarding a new application exceeding three years, the p… Continue Reading »
What inventors need to know...
How does an inventor take a good idea and then develop it into a new product? Recently I asked this and other questions relating to invention development to the affab… Continue Reading »