European Union (EU) officials agreed in June 2012 to introduce a single EU patent. This new system, targeted for 2014, will cut the expense of obtaining multiple patents in Europe.
Congress recently overhauled the Patent Laws by passing the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act ("AIA"). The greatest change under the AIA starts in March 2013.
New software products take a lot of time and money to develop and market. Accordingly, it is important to discourage competitors from selling similar products, and software pirates from selling “knock-off” copies.
There is a growing list of companies that send official-looking invoices directly to patent or trademark owners seeking payment of fees.
We are pleased to announce that Holland & Bonzagni, P.C. has implemented the use of the CPi patent and trademark management system.