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The Law Office of Todd E. Marlette provides its clients with a number of additional issue specific publications in accordance with the latest changes in intellectual property law. To obtain e-copies or hard copies of our latest publications, please sign our Guest book.


Main e-Brochure: Our 4 page main e-brochure describing our practice, location and experience.

Federal Trademark:
A tutorial of basic facts about federal, state and common law trademarks.

State Trademark:
A brochure outlining some advantages of state trademark registration.


State TM Law: State Trademark and Unfair Competition Law, Ohio Chapter, revision #8 (Clark, Boardman, Callaghan 1992)

Trade Shows:
"May Trade Show Organizers Be Held Vicariously Liable for the Copyright Infringements of Their Exhibitors? --Two District Courts Offer Two Different Opinions," Association Law & Policy, Vol. 8, No. 17 (Sept. 1994)

"The Alappat Standard for Determining that Programmed Computers are Patentable Subject Matter," Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society, Vol. 76, No. 1, pp. 771-786 (Oct. 1994)

The Internet:
"The Internet: Legal Issues on the Information Superhighway," Association Law & Policy, Vol. 8, No. 24 (Dec. 1994) Internet Highway: "Internet: Legal Issues On the Superhighway," Dollars & Cents (Feb. 1995)

"Toward a Fact-Based Standard for Determining Whether Programmed Computers are Patentable Subject Matter: The Scientific Wisdom of Alappat and Ignorance of Trovato," Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society, Vol. 77, No. 5, pp. 353-367 (May 1995)

Provisional Patents:
quoted by Teresa Riordan, "Patents, Key change under GATT has enormous meaning for strategies to maximize patent protection," The New York Times, June 12, 1995, D2 Internet (Japanese): The Internet: Liability on the Information Superhighway," International Legal Strategy, Vol. VI-7, July 15, 1997

Marlette Patent: Marlette, U.S. Patent No. 5,836,169. A "typical" mechanical type patent that was invented, drafted and prosecuted by Mr. Marlette. Please note that recent changes to U.S. patent law by the Federal Circuit and the United States Supreme Court dictate a change in "style" of currently prepared United States patent applications.

.....more to follow