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by Michael F. Snyder Under 35 U.S.C. § 171 of the Patent Act, patent protection is provided for a “new, original and ornamental design for an article of manufacture.” Design… read more

by Danielle Kucera Kaiser, K. et al. recently reported their synthesis of a brand new carbon molecule, cyclo[18]carbon. The structure and synthesis of cyclo[18]carbon, an 18 ring carbon chain with… read more

By Carey Kulp Does a generic term in one country render trademark protection unavailable in another? Not in the U.S.! Under U.S. law, generic trademarks are common terms used to… read more

By Dawn C. Kerner and Brandon R. Theiss On March 20, 2019, the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion that may bring some long-awaited good news for wireless… read more