Gerald R. Prettyman, J.D., LL.M.
If you wouldn’t know a patent if one bit you, you are not alone. Most of the public doesn’t know the difference, and there are lawyers who are uncertain of the differences. Today, though, you are lucky enough to have this article in front of you to learn the difference. Bear in mind, however, this is just an overview. If you want to know more, refer to the footnotes.
First – a patent provides a patent owner with the exclusive right to exclude...