Patent Applications and the Full Disclosure of Prior Act

In patent law, “Prior Art” refers to all the information publicly available about an invention. If an applicant applies to the USPTO for a patent on an invention, the application will be denied if Prior Art already describes the invention. Upon receiving a patent application, the USPTO will conduct its own ...

Trademark Prosecution Process

During 2015, Sherman IP developed and launched a series of its trademark application initiatives to help clients more effectively and efficiently obtain Federal registration of their trademarks. Using new streamlined processes and tools, Sherman IP has been able to provide a reduced fee structure for trademark application clients. Existing clients ...