A Joint Venture Research Agreement

Naturally harvested seafood typically contains high levels of omega-3 fatty acids obtained from their diet, with three of the more important variants in human physiological being linolenic acid (ALA), eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexanoic acid (DHA).1 Humans are incapable of synthesizing these fatty acids, despite their importance in maintaining physiological health, and require regular consumption […]

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Contract Terms

A recent decision from the Federal Circuit highlights the importance of carefully considering the terms of an agreement prior to signing the document. In Nippon Shinyaku Co., Ltd. v. Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., the parties entered into a confidentiality agreement with the intention of forming a business relationship.[1] The confidentiality agreement included a provision not to […]

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Invention Disclosures

At some point during a consultation with each patent client, the potential client asks, “So what information do you need from me?” Not only is this a common question, but also a complex one.  The simple answer is taken directly from the rules governing the patent application process- enough for someone in the field to […]

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Covid-19 Update

Given the impact of the 2019-nCoV virus (SARS-CoV-2, COVID-19) on everyday life, it made sense to look into what we know about the virus right now and how that knowledge is driving possible treatments and vaccines, to get life moving back to normalcy.  Much of the material was taken from research articles, which are cited […]

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Lego Suit

The toy industry is in a tumultuous time, with many industry experts concerned physical toys are being replaced by digital ones.1  In fact, one of the largest building toy manufacturers, Lego A/S, which manufactures around 75 million bricks each year, suffered an 8% drop in revenue in 20172  Likely as a result of the competition […]

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