Copyright term

Question from reader:  “Have you ever run across a flow chart for determining whether a copyrighted work has entered the public domain?” My answer:  PDF–http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/training/copyrightterm.pdf or HTML–http://www.copyright.cornell.edu/training/Hirtle_Public_Domain.htm

CLE with a Cause

It’s nice seeing a CLE being put on for a good cause…”Credits for Conservation” is putting on a CLE next month (October 16-17) at the Four Seasons Resort in Jackson Hole, WY where “all proceeds will directly benefit land and water conservation in the Tetons and the non-profit work of Valley Advocates for Responsible Development […]

Blog recommendation: Nolo’s “Dear Rich” blog

One blog I stumbled on recently that is a great resource for learning how to answer those “miscellaneous” questions  patent practitioners get from prospective clients is Nolo’s “Dear Rich” blog (written by attorney Richard Stim). Example posts/questions: Can I use a legal trial transcript in a play? Can we name our band after a character […]

Mining Twitter for IP Information & News

From setting up my list of 150+ IP attorneys, agents and others using Twitter, I’ve come across a number of Twitter users (consider them “micro IP blogs”) that my readers might enjoy.  Note, each of these pages have a separate RSS feed you could subscribe to! http://twitter.com/IPmaven – Copyright, trademark and other intellectual property news, […]