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A US patent gives the patent holder a right to exclude others from making, using, and importing the patented invention into the US.  Most every other country has similar patent laws and grant patents that are enforceable within their territories.  In order to receive a...

In December, Grumpy Cat Limited filed a lawsuit against one of its licensees over whether its license to sell coffee products was limited only to beverages, or whether the license also authorized the licensee to sell coffee beans. Regardless of the outcome, the instructive part...

For many businesses, one of the most valuable assets is intellectual property. As a result of its value, protecting that property is a major concern for business owners. But, allowing limited use of intellectual property can also be important for the growth of a business....

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