Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, Minneapolis/St. Paul
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Intellectual Property Basics
Meet the Intellectual Property Lawyers
Other Intellectual Property Topics
NDAs and Computer Codes
Evaluation Agreement and Computer Codes
NDAs and Customers
Signing an NDA
Why Is Executing an NDA Not Enough?
Confidential Information and Business Damage
Rewards of the Practice
Intellectual Property Protection
Types of Intellectual Property Protection
Factors That Make a Patent Valuable
What Do I Give up in Getting My Patent?
Infringing on Another Patent
Improving Patent Portfolio Value
Patents and Other Forms of Intellectual Property Protection
Independent Claim vs Dependent Claim
Standard for Getting a Patent
Qualifying for a Patent
Am I Required to Search for Prior Art?
Different Parts of a Patent Document
Patent Strategy Considerations
Consequences of a Poorly Drafted Patent
Risks of Not Patenting
What is Prior Art?
How is the Entire Patent Considered Prior Art?
Inventorship vs Ownership
Why Should Claims Not Be Read on the Prior Art?
Broad Patent Claim
Attributes of a Good Patent
Prior Art and Rejections
Patent Examination Process