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    Most family owned farms do not have the disposable income to absorb the increased expenses of GMO seeds. Farmers are constantly battling ever-increasing production expenses, particularly equipment, fertilizer, fuel, and more recently, seed costs, in order to survive. As a result, many farms often struggle to make a profit or may not even break even at the end of the year. In addition to production costs, the patent infringement lawsuits placed upon farmers by Monsanto can be especially challenging for farmers to overcome financially. The out-of-court settlement costs paid to Monsanto, as discussed previously, could also considerably decrease a farmer’s profits for the year. According to Martin, “if these GE seed price and income trends continue, the consequences for farmers will be of historic significance, as dollars once earned and retained by farmers are transferred to the seed industry” (145). While Monsanto is gaining substantial profits as a result of these factors, farmers are losing money, and the Nation paying higher food costs as a…

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    the distinctions in copyright, patent and trademark to a new paralegal just entering the area of intellectual property law. In doing so, in an interoffice memorandum, explain copyright, patent and trademark, compare and contrast the differences between the three and explain the process for securing a patent, a trademark and a copyright. Identify the pros and cons of pursuing such options and provide a working example…

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    Whenever any new invention or technology, which has not been previously existed or published in any document which has not been used in the country or anywhere else in the world on any day before such innovation has been registered. When someone has invented some invention or technology and would like to get it in the public domain it is regarded as invention disclosure. When one person discloses his innovation he would require getting it patented in order to protect his innovation from…

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    the Atanasoff-Berry Computer, had many enemies. Were these enemies what ultimately lead to its untimely demise? The Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC) is claimed by many to be the first modern digital electronic computer. Whether or not this is true; at the very least it was a precursor to ENIAC, the computer that most people who are not on the side of the ABC, consider the first digital electronic computer. This discrepancy on the title of first modern computer lead to patent arguments, law suits…

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    Patent Troll Introduction (Kirubael) The word "Troll" represents individuals who like to cause problems, arguments, or just make people upset. A Patent troll is a term applied to a company or person who is trying to "enforce patent rights against accused infringer's in an attempt to collect licensing fees but do not manufacture the supply" (1). The main function of a patent troll is not to produce or sell items but just to convince third parties to purchase a license. There are two main types…

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    Intellectual property is person’s creation or innovation, invention that could consider having commercial and un-commercial purposes. It is contained any secret recipe, symbol, unique name, or even logo. Intellectual property could be divided into two types, which are the first is Industrial Property and Copyrights. Industrial Property is consist of patents for inventions, trademarks, industrial design, and geographical indication. Meanwhile, Copyrights consist of literacy works and artistic…

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    for patent infringement. Patent infringement refers to committing a prohibited act in regards to patented invention with no permission of authorization from the patent holder. The latest suit was filed by apple on February 8, 2012. In retaliation, Samsung also filed counterclaims against Apple. According to Apple, Samsung had feature by feature copied Apple’s innovative products in a…

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    In this relatively recent, landmark Supreme Court case, the Association for Molecular Pathology, various other medical professionals, and even a few patients petitioned together in order to sue Myriad Genetics for attempting to patent the specific genes known as BRCA1 and BRCA2. Christopher A. Hansen represented the plaintiffs of this case while Donald B. Verrilli, Jr., Solicitor General, from the Department of Justice in Washington D.C., argued on behalf of the respondent of the case…

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    Recently, China has become more encouraging of innovation through increased enforcement of intellectual property rights. To solidify its position in the global intellectual property market, China joined WIPO in 1980 and the Paris Convention on Industrial Property in 1985. Additionally, China signed the Patent Cooperation Treaty in 1994, registered all trademarks with the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 1990, and became a member of the World Trade…

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    them, which were known as BRCA1 and BRCA2, filing a patent for them. The basis of the testing premium price was that the patents would allow Myriad to set it during the twenty year life of the patents. Myriad even sent cease and desist letters on the basis of patent infringement when another Genetic Diagnostic Laboratory tested for the…

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