• Posts Tagged ‘duty to assign’

    Most Excellent Conference

    by  • May 12, 2010 • copyright, patent, trademark

    Yesterday there was a conference devoted to my favorite topic, Ownership and Control of IP Rights. What a shame it was on a different continent so I couldn’t attend. Luckily, the IPKat summarizes it here, here and here. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License.

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    Case Not to Miss

    by  • April 17, 2010 • patent

    It’s a small point, but an important one: The recording of a assignment with the PTO is not a determination as to the validity of the assignment. However, we think that it creates a presumption of validity as to the assignment and places the burden to rebut such a showing on one challenging...

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