Before signing a license agreement on either trademarks or patents, keep in mind that if you do not leave certain key points clear in the contract … Continue reading Trademarks and patents: legal regime for licenses
Apart from only having a limited duration of twenty (20) years, maintained through payment of annual fees, the holder may lose its patent if: The invention … Continue reading Loss of patent
Since the protection of industrial property (trademarks, patents, industrial designs…) is generally granted by registration, both Dominican law as well as various international treaties establish the … Continue reading Priority
According to the Law 20-00 of Industrial Property an invention may be patented when these conditions are met: Novelty: the invention has not been disclosed or … Continue reading Can I patent my invention?
Dominican Intellectual Property has several rules regarding the creator and the owner, in general circumstances they are one of the same. However, ownership rules may vary … Continue reading Who’s the patent owner?
You invented a product or process and then you (or somebody) share it with the world… After you get some acknowledgment for your invention someone (may … Continue reading Patent? But I already published my invention!