Happy Thanksgiving! It’s tradition to watch the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in NYC. Did you know that most of these parade balloons fall under this 2008 patent? In the early days of the Macy’s parade, Felix the Cat was the first balloon used. Felix was filled with helium and had no means to be deflated;…

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What Is Intellectual Property Infringement?

Intellectual property infringement is the violation of a protected intellectual property right.  Intellectual property rights are the rights given to an inventor or creator for their original works.  This means that infringement is violating the right protected by a patent, trademark, or copyright.  Patents, trademarks, or copyrights give the inventor or creator the right to…

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