Monthly News Roundup – June 2020

Monthly News Roundup – June 2020

Need some good reading material? Here’s a quick recap of the top stories we loved diving into this month! “…patents can also be valuable financial assets that can be monetized to provide the cash needed to either survive a downturn like today’s,...
Our Favorite Intellectual Property Resources

Our Favorite Intellectual Property Resources

At the Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property, our mission is to close the IP education gap and empower the next generation of inventors, entrepreneurs, and creators with the knowledge they’ll need to capitalize on their innovations. Keeping this front of...
Advancing Campus-Based IP Education: Full Report & Webinar

Advancing Campus-Based IP Education: Full Report & Webinar

This spring, The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property partnered with VentureWell to conduct focus groups on university-based intellectual property education and policy. The goal of the study was to explore the perspectives of faculty, administrators, and...
A Step-by-Step Guide to Trademark Searching – Part 2

A Step-by-Step Guide to Trademark Searching – Part 2

If you’ve read the first article in this series on basic trademark searching and feel ready to expand your skills, read on!  This article covers more advanced searching techniques within the USPTO’s Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS).     USPTO fields     TESS...
A Step-by-Step Guide to Trademark Searching – Part 1

A Step-by-Step Guide to Trademark Searching – Part 1

You’ve come up with the perfect name or logo for your new product or service, and now want to trademark it.  How do you know that your perfect name or design isn’t already in use? The way to find out is to perform a search in the United States Patent and Trademark...