Pharmaceutical Patents

Aprecia Pharmaceuticals LLC has been marketing the drug levetiracetam under the name Spirtam®, as an anti-seizure.  What caught my attention was the carrier for the drug, which was printed using an additive manufacturing technique, also known as 3D printing.  This technology has been widely publicized over the last few years, and used to make automotive […]

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Considerations for Patenting an Invention

Many people start the patenting process after having developed an idea into an invention.  However, once the invention is formed, there are many more items to consider, which depend on the inventor’s goals for the invention, such as bringing the invention to market by himself or herself, seeking out investors to bring an invention to […]

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Elimination of the Lanham Disparagement Clause

The Supreme Court decided it is unconstitutional for the government to prevent registration of trademarks based on a subjective determination of offensive content, with all justices that issued an opinion.  In the case, Matal v. Tam, an Asian-American band named The Slants attempted to register the band’s name.  The application was rejected based on a […]

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2015 Florida Annual Report – How to Avoid Scams!

Its a new year! For Florida business owners, that means its time to file your 2015 Florida Annual Report with the Department of State, Division of Corporations.  The report is filed electronically on the state’s website, and must be completed between January 1, 2015 and midnight(EST) on May 1, 2015 in order to avoid the hefty $400 late fee.  […]

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