Archive for the ‘Business License’ tag
Alex: I’ve got questions about the America Invents Act. I’ve been hearing a lot about moving from a “first to invent” to a “first to file” system, and I think I understand the ramifications of that. I’m wondering, though, how important in the intellectual property prosecution and protection process, will things like signed dated notebooks be? I mean, if the rights of an invention are now going to be assigned to whoever gets to the patent office first, is it still important at all to prove that you hatched the idea on a specific date?
In the past few days, there have been several stories about Philadelphia’s requirement that bloggers who make any amount of money on their sites buy a business privilege license. Has Philly really become the City of Unbloggerly Love? The uproar began last week with an article in The City Paper. According to the story, Marilyn [...]