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Is your website an acceptable specimen of use for your trademark?

Thought Leadership on Intellectual Property Protection presented by Nath, Goldberg & Meyer. By Joshua B. Goldberg Here’s the good news: You’ve started your new business and things are going well. Your company is thriving, expanding, and making money for you. But, as is common among business owners, you are still losing sleep worrying about any threats that may exist to your fledgling (or established) company ...
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Intellectual property around the world: Am I protected where I am doing business?

Thought Leadership on Intellectual Property Protection presented by Nath, Goldberg & Meyer. By Joshua B. Goldberg Previously, I have discussed several different issues based on knowing when and how to protect your intellectual property, whether you are a technology company or not. One question I have left unaddressed, for now, is where you should protect your intellectual property. As before, there is no one-size-fits-all answer ...
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How to protect your intellectual property while still keeping it secret

Thought Leadership on Intellectual Property Protection presented by Nath, Goldberg & Meyer. By Joshua B. Goldberg When most people think of intellectual property, they think of the most common, well-known intellectual property rights one can obtain: patents, trademarks or copyrights. One thing that each of these types of rights has in common is that they all require public disclosure. That is, to obtain protection for ...
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Joshua Goldberg

Joshua Goldberg named a 2016 Washington SmartCEO Centers of Influence Award Honoree. QUICK TIP: “Do or do not. There is no try.” – Yoda ...
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What new businesses need to know about intellectual property, part 2

Thought Leadership on Intellectual Property Protection presented by Nath, Goldberg & Meyer. In part 1 of this series, I began the discussion of certain intellectual property issues any business owner could face. Hopefully, this information was helpful, thought provoking and assisted you in regaining some of your countless hours of lost sleep worrying about your business. As promised, here in part 2, I address additional issues ...
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What new businesses need to know about intellectual property, part 1

Thought Leadership on Intellectual Property Protection presented by Nath, Goldberg & Meyer. Like the rest of us in business, you spend every day, night and weekend wondering what your company needs to do differently and improve. Or, if you’re just starting your business, you have spent countless hours of lost sleep wondering what you need to do next and what you don’t know. One of the ...
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When should I call a patent attorney?

Thought Leadership on Intellectual Property Protection presented by Nath, Goldberg & Meyer. Imagine this scenario. It’s getting very late on a Wednesday night/Thursday morning. You are extremely tired from another long day at the office, plus all your responsibilities at home, yet your mind refuses to turn off and your body refuses to go to sleep. So you sit on the couch, mindlessly watching TV, ...
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What to ask before acquiring an intellectual property portfolio

Thought Leadership on Intellectual Property Protection presented by Nath, Goldberg & Meyer. It is widely acknowledged that there are three possible ways to protect your technology and products with a robust intellectual property (IP) portfolio: To build and develop the portfolio yourself To acquire the portfolio from another company (or as part of acquiring the other company) Some combination of the two. While there are pros ...
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nath logoAbout Nath, Goldberg & Meyer:

Nath, Goldberg & Meyer (NGM) is an intellectual property law firm engaging in all aspects of intellectual property law practice. We specialize in:

  • Securing global patent, trademark and copyright rights;
  • Providing patent, trademark and copyright validity and infringement opinions;
  • Counseling clients in licensing and litigation matters;
  • Providing legal advice and support in unfair competition, trade secrets, computer and internet law;
  • Conducting patent and literature searches; and,
  • Delivering high quality work on a cost effective basis.

In 1993, Gary M. Nath, who is the Managing Partner, founded the firm. NGM has offices in the Washington, DC area and the San Diego, CA area.

NGM is nationally and internationally recognized in the patent community as a highly qualified law firm with individual attorney memberships in the American Intellectual Property Law Association, Licensing Executives Society, Association of University Technology Managers, Fèdèration Internationale Des Conseils En Propriètè Industrielle, Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propritètè Intellectuelle, Asian Patent Attorneys Association, and many other professional organizations. In addition, NGM has been a member of the Roundtable of 23, an elite group of invited law firms and corporations that are instrumental in the formulation of Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) guidelines and in making recommendations to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

NGM is recognized for its high professional legal standards and ethics. Since 1999, we have been included in the Martindale-Hubbell Bar Register of Preeminent Lawyers. Intellectual Property Today, a patent trade publication, annually recognizes us as one of the top U.S. patent law firms. NGM has a diverse client mix consisting of major U.S., European, Middle Eastern, and Asian multinational corporations, universities, U.S. Government agencies, research institutions, non-profit institutions, small businesses, individual inventors and start-ups.

Technical Expertise
Our patent attorneys, registered patent agents, technical advisors, and professional searchers have technical training and hands-on expertise in essentially every area of technology that our clients require. NGM’s technical expertise has been derived through industrial research, product development, marketing and manufacturing, product litigation, university teaching, research and experience as USPTO Examiners. The breadth and diversity of over 200 years of collective experience allows us to maximize the patent protection of our client’s technologies.

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Joshua B. Goldberg

Leaders you should know: Joshua B. Goldberg, Partner, Nath, Goldberg & Meyer — Protecting your best assets
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