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In light of the coronavirus pandemic, we continue to monitor the status of U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) operations to determine how any changes will affect our cases.
The government’s implied social contract is that it will, first and foremost, take care of its citizens. So, as the U.S. and the world in general strive to resolve the coronavirus crisis, governments around the globe are motivating their citizens to offer solutions.
Congratulations to Martensen IP client CENTRL for acquiring two important patents for its privacy management and third-party risk platform. The company is a new venture for Sanjeev Dheer, who previously founded, grew and sold a company called CashEdge, Inc.
Martensen IP is proud to represent Stacy Spikes. Co-founder and former CEO/COO of MoviePass, he is also the driving force behind the Urbanworld Film Festival. Stacy has been recognized by his peers as an influential technology entrepreneur, and it is an honor to help him protect his creative ideas and intellectual property.
The U.S. government is highly dependent on Intellectual Property (IP), the vast majority of which sources from small and emerging companies. Average federal spending on IP tops $150 billion. But the rules for government-backed IP differ markedly from those in the commercial sector. And those rules are complex.