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Welcome To The Maxham Firm

Posted on Apr 10, 2017 in Banner | 0 comments

Areas of Practice The Maxham Firm provides legal services in the field of intellectual property, specializing primarily in patent and trademark law. The Maxham Firm Patent Attorneys provides legal services in the field of intellectual property, specializing primarily in patent and trademark law. Each attorney is a members of the California bar and are...

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THE CARE AND HANDLING OF TRADEMARKS AND SERVICE MARKS

Posted on Oct 10, 2014 in Advice | 0 comments

It is important to thoroughly understand how marks are to be used. A trademark is a word (or several words), a name, a symbol (such as one or more letters, or numbers, or a design), or any combination of these, used to identify and distinguish the goods of a business, and to indicate the source of the goods. Some well-known trademarks are KODAK, LYSOL, and...

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Outside US Trademark Filing Choices

Posted on May 6, 2014 in Advice | 0 comments

If you are doing business beyond the borders of the USA, the copyright laws may be different; it is important to register any trademarks you use abroad to cover the countries in which you are operating or selling, or have The choices for doing so are several. They include: 1) Country-by-country 2) Regions where the countries of interest are included 3)...

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Post-Grant Review Proceedings

Posted on Sep 23, 2013 in Advice | 0 comments

Post-Grant Review Proceedings The new United States patent law (AIA) includes several post grant procedures for affecting the patent. This paper will address post grant review (PGR), often previously referred to as opposition. Any third party may request post grant review within nine months after grant. Such a request may be based on any ground of...

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America Invents Act

Posted on Sep 15, 2013 in News | 0 comments

A. Major Change Resulting from the America Invents Act (AIA) The subject of “first inventor to file, replacing the current “first to invent” system, has gotten a large amount of the publicity. All patent applications with an effective filing date on or after 16 March 2013 are subject to the new law. However, any application already...

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