Myers Dill

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A patent attorney registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Myers helps clients protect their valuable assets by preparing and prosecuting patent applications, conducting freedom to operate and patentability searches, and providing litigation support for patent defenses. He also protects clients’ brands by securing and defending trademarks and counseling clients on trade secret protection. He often works hand in hand with individual entrepreneurs and private startup companies, including those affiliated with St. Louis’ Cortex Innovation Community.

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Choosing a common or trendy name for your startup opens your company to risk. You might like the name “Company XYZ,” and you might think you’re the “Company XYZ” of your field, but “Company XYZ” might disagree with you. If you are looking to choose a brand or product name, you need to think about trademarks earlier than you think.…
Thinking about telling everyone about your latest and greatest genius idea? You’d better think twice. Telling others about your idea or invention is a “public disclosure” and could bar you from getting a patent. What’s a public disclosure? A public disclosure can be as simple as describing the invention in print, using the invention in public, selling or offering to sell the invention, or making it otherwise available to the public. Common ways for individuals…
Recently, the potential uses for UASs have increased, so much so that some have compared this period for UASs with the period when potential commercial uses for the internet were first being considered.  Drones are being considered for use in various applications including safely fighting fires, measuring and observing meteorological functions and events, television broadcasting and/or recording of events or surveying land.…
Before the Wright Brothers and other innovators of flight, man always had a desire to fly.  Now the question is, why should I fly or pay someone to fly when I can have my drone do it?  Known also as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), or just simply as drones the uses and potential uses for unmanned aircraft systems (UASs) are growing in number and predicted to be one of the next big technology booms. …