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Design patents are granted to a person who invents a new, original, and ornamental design for an article of manufacture.
Utility patents are granted to a person who invents or discovers any new and useful process, machine, article of manufacture, or composition of matter, or a new and useful improvement thereof.
Plant patents are granted to a person who invents or discovers and can asexually reproduce a distinct and new variety of plant.
At Maldjian Law Group LLC, we appreciate that protecting your inventions, technology or designs attributes to the overall success and profitability of your organization. We are here to assist from the concept stage of your idea to ultimately making it a commercially viable product or service.
We recommend patent searches and studies as a first course in evaluating your inventions or clearing a product for sale. We offer comprehensive searching and reporting to obtain a concise analysis of your IP opportunities. Once evaluated, we work with you on procuring, protecting and exploiting your IP assets or avoiding IP issues with third parties. Whether patenting in the United States or abroad, Maldjian Law Group LLC is the first and last stop you will need to manage your worldwide Patent portfolio.
If you have an idea, technology or design you would like to explore, please download our Invention Disclosure Form on our Links page. This will enable you to describe some of the details prior to meeting with us for the first time. Many sources for research purposes are available on the internet, and we have provided links to some of these on our Resources page. We recommend exploring them to get you started. Please note these links and resources are not intended to create an attorney-client relationship, which will only be established after you have formally engaged the firm.
A trademark or service mark is a word, name, symbol, slogan, or any combination, used or intended to be used to identify and distinguish the goods/services of one entity from those of another, and to indicate the source of the goods/services. Trademark rights can be established by use and/or trademark registration after use has been established. Although federal registration of a mark is not mandatory, it has several advantages, including notice to the public of the registrant’s claim of ownership of the mark, legal presumption of ownership nationwide, and an exclusive right to use the mark nationwide on or in connection with the goods/services listed in the registration.
Maldjian Law Group LLC performs trademark screening searches and/or comprehensive clearance searches that help measure the strength and availability of your proposed trademarks, service marks or trade dress to obtain the optimal trademark protection and defenses.
Policing and enforcing your trademark is as important as receiving the registration itself. Maldjian Law Group LLC offers services including, but not limited to, protecting your trademark/service mark, assisting in dispute resolution and negotiating settlement agreements in the United States and abroad.
Please find a link to our Trademark Application Request Form to describe in detail your trademark/service mark in detail prior to your first meeting with us.
Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States (title 17, U. S. Code) to the authors of “original works of authorship,” including literary, dramatic, musical, artistic, and certain other intellectual works. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works. Section 106 of the 1976 Copyright Act generally gives the owner of copyright an exclusive bundle of rights to do and to authorize others to do the following…
Section 106 of the 1976 Copyright Act generally gives
the owner of copyright an exclusive bundle of rights to do and to authorize others to do the following:
Maldjian Law Group LLC now offers due diligence for clients. We can conduct full reviews on patents and trademarks on IP assets clients are looking to purchase, sell or use as collateral for business loans.
Below are a sampling of the due diligence we perform for both U.S. and foreign IP assets: