Supreme Court Says Naturally Occurring DNA May Not be Patented

The Supreme Court recently ruled that no segment of the human DNA may be patented because they occur naturally in nature. The ruling involves Myriad Genetics of Utah which has found a way to isolate two genes thought to increase risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Those against the Myriad patents claim that to grant […]

If You Sell Your Company Do You Still Have Rights to the Company’s Trademark?

A gentleman owned a phone-book business under the name AMTEL. He later sold the business and the business was sold again to Yellowbook. The original gentleman started another phone-book company and again used the name AMTEL. He was sued by Yellowbook for trademark infringement. The seller believed that he as an individual jointly owned the […]