Intellectual Property Glossary

AFCP
Federal Circuit
Presumption of Validity
Allowance (patent)
First Action Interview Program
Prior art
Amendment (patents)
Formal drawings
Prosecution
Annuity Fee
Functional Claim (patent)
Prosecution History Estoppel
Anticipation
Generic Misspellings (Trademark)
Provisional Patent Application
Assignment (Copyright)
Inequitable Conduct (Patents)
PTO
Attorney-Client Privilege
Information Disclosure Statement
Publications
Best Mode
Intellectual Property
Reduction to practice
Board of Appeals
Inter Partes Review
Reexamination
C.F.R.
Interference
Registered Patent Attorney
Cease and Desist letter
Interstate commerce
Request For Continued Examination
Certification mark
Invention
Restriction requirement
CIP Patent Application
Inventor/Mechanic Agreement
Right To Use Search
Claim
Inventor's Notebook
Service Mark
Claim Chart
Knock-out reference
Small Entity
Clearance Search
Laches
Specification
Collective Mark
License
Specimen
Common law trademarks
Maintenance Fee
Status Identifers (patent amendments)
Compilations (Copyright)
Means Plus Function (patent claims)
Statute of Limitations
Composition of Matter
Mechanic
Statutory Bar
Conception
Merely Descriptive
Statutory invention registration
Continuation Advantages
Missing Parts Pilot
Statutory Subject Matter
Continuation in Part (CIP)
New application for old product
Summary Judgment
Copyright
New Matter
Terminal Disclaimer
Copyright Deposit
Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA)
TESS
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Non-transitory Media
TMEP
Deceptive Trademarks
Obviousness
Trade Secret
Declaratory Judgment lawsuit
Official Gazette
Trademark
Deferred Prosecution (Patents)
Paris Convention
Trademark Registration Benefits
Design Patent
Patent
Trademark Registration Symbol
Design Patent Accelerated Examination
Patent application
Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)
Divisional application
Patent Cooperation Treaty
Trademark: Counterfeiting
Domain Name Dispute Resolution
Patent Drawings (amending)
Trademark: Infringement
Domestic Representative (Trademarks)
Patent Infringement
Trademark: Intent to Use
Double Patenting
Patent Infringement: Contributory
Trademarks: Anti-Trafficking in ITU
Enablement
Patent Infringement: Indirect
Trademarks: Likelihood of Confusion (11th Cir.)
Ensnarement Defense (patents)
Patent Marking
Trademarks: Likelihood of Confusion (8th Cir.)
Estoppel
Patent Misuse
Trademarks: Phonetic Similarity
Examiner
Patent Pending
Trademarks: Renewal
Examiner's Action
Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH)
Trademarks: Supplemental Register (benefits)
Expiration of Patent
Patent Troll
Trademarks: Supplemental Register (limitations)
Fair Use (copyright)
Patent: Track I Accelerated Examination
U.S.C.
False Advertising (Lanham Act)
Patent: Types
Unified Patent Court
False Patent Marking
Patents for Humanity
Visual Artist Rights Act
Famous Trademark Factors (Federal)
Prejudgment interest
Willful infringement
Famous Trademark Factors (Florida)
Preliminary Injunction
Work for Hire (Copyright)

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