Law Office of Stephen Rubin

Which Patents Have You Violated Today

This paper supplements the author's presentation of the same topic at the Game Developers Conference in San Jose...



IP Deal Breakers 

This is a discussion of general principles of intellectual property and contract law from the perspective of the independent video game developer...



A Short Course In Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets

This is a summary of general principles of patent, copyright, trademark and trade secret law. It is intended as a supplement to the intellectual property rights and remedies presentation...



10 Steps to Proper Trademark Use

Because clients who own or are planning trademarks, service marks or certification marks often raise the question of trademark selection and protection, I thought it would be helpful to prepare a general guide for the proper use and enforcement of marks



Operating Without A (Software) License

This article appeared in the December 2002 issue of Loudounclear, a publication of the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce...



Avoiding Technology Contract Disasters

Outline of PowerPoint Presentation September 2003



When Publishers Won't Let Go

Powerpoint Presentation...