Uniform Trade Secret Act-1985

A fourth type of intellectual property, in addition to patents, trademarks, and copyrights, is trade secrets . Trade secrets consist of information and can include a formula, pattern, compilation, program, device, method, technique or process. To meet the most common definition of a trade secret, it must be used in business, and give an opportunity to obtain an economic advantage over competitors who do not know or use it.

US Trademark Law: Rules of Practice & Federal Statutes-2000

U. S. TRADEMARK LAW RULES OF PRACTICE & FEDERAL STATUTES U. S. PATENT & TRADEMARK OFFICE November 7, 2000 TABLE OF CONTENTS 37 C.F.R. PART 1—RULES OF PRACTICE IN PATENT CASES GENERAL INFORMATION AND CORRESPONDENCE 1.1 Addresses for correspondence with the Patent…

Trademark Registration of Internet Domain Names in USA -1999

A mark composed of a domain name is registrable as a trademark or service mark only if it functions as a source identifier. The mark as depicted on the specimens must be presented in a manner that will be perceived by potential purchasers as indicating source and not as merely an informational indication of the domain name address used to access a web site

What is a Patent?- US Reference

A patent for an invention is the grant of a property right to the inventor, issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Generally, the term of a new patent is 20 years from the date on which the application for the patent was filed in the United States or, in special cases, from the date an earlier related application was filed, subject to the payment of maintenance fees. U.S. patent grants are effective only within the United States, U.S. territories, and U.S. possessions.

Agreed Statements concerning the Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances

It is understood that nothing in this Treaty affects any rights or obligations under the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty (WPPT) or their interpretation and it is further understood that paragraph 3 does not create any obligations for a Contracting Party to this Treaty to ratify or accede to the WPPT or to comply with any of its provisions.

Freedom of the Press Act (1949)

The freedom of the press is understood to mean the right of every Swedish citizen to publish written matter, without prior hindrance by a public authority or other public body, and not to be prosecuted thereafter on grounds of its content other than before a lawful court, or punished therefor other than because the content contravenes an express provision of law, enacted to preserve public order without suppressing information to the public.

WHO commends U.S support for temporary waiver on IP rights for COVID-19 vaccines-05/05/2021

On Wednesday, Ambassador Tai issued a statement saying the extraordinary circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic required extraordinary measures to respond and that the waiving of intellectual property protections on vaccines was needed to help end the pandemic. The United States would, the statement continued, participate in World Trade Organization negotiations to support the temporary waiving of protections, and work with the private sector and other partners to expand vaccine manufacturing and distribution.