Minnesota Columns

baseball signs
Z. Peter Sawicki and James L. Young

Sign (Stealing) of the Times – Trade Secrets

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away (the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome), we shared season tickets for Minnesota Twins Major League Baseball

patent pending
Z. Peter Sawicki and James L. Young

Patent Pending – Am I Protected?

After a U.S patent application is filed, whether it is a provisional patent application or a nonprovisional patent application, the patent attorney is often confronted

first name brands
Z. Peter Sawicki and James L. Young

Flirting With First Name Brands

We always encourage our clients to select the best possible trademarks for their products. In our intellectual property lawyer view, “best” means a mark that

Madrid Protocol
Z. Peter Sawicki and James L. Young

The Madrid Protocol

Have you heard about the Madrid Protocol? Is it a new Covid-19 treatment? Is it the next Bond movie? Most know where “Madrid” is located

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