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IP for Your Business: Handling Patent Assertions

By R. David Donoghue | May 23, 2010

The patent assertion letter has become a part of doing business. If you make something, sell something or offer a service, you eventually will be accused of patent infringement.

IP For Your Business: Think Twice Before Shutting Down Social Media

By R. David Donoghue | Mar 7, 2010

Social media is a terrifying unknown for many businesses. There are countless opportunities to lose control of your corporate message. And as I have discussed before, there are new and varied ways to have your trademarks and brands stolen or diluted.

IP for your business: Copyright infringements the unseen danger

By R. David Donoghue | Jan 24, 2010

You likely spend significant resources making sure you do not infringe your competitors' patents, trademarks and copyrights. No legitimate business would intentionally copy its competitor's manuals, or confidential business plans.

Protecting brand on Twitter and stopping Twitter squatters

By R. David Donoghue | Dec 27, 2009

More and more frequently, longtime clients call me with desperation and frustration in their voices. In each case, we have a conversation that goes very much like this:

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