Can You Have a Binding “Written” Contract If Only One Party Signed?

In the world of contractual agreements, a common question arises: Can a written agreement be legally binding if only one party has signed it? Here we will explore the significance of signatures and the conditions under which an unsigned contract might still be enforceable. This question probes the core of contract...

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Gearhart Law Welcomes New Patent Attorney Brian Buchheit to Its Team

Summit, New Jersey – Gearhart Law, a leading intellectual property law firm, is thrilled to announce the addition of Brian Buchheit to its team as an Associate Attorney. Buchheit brings more than two decades of experience in patent law, a deep understanding of corporate legal strategy, and a comprehensive background in...

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Drafting Effective Patent Claims: Techniques and Pitfalls to Avoid

Drafting effective patent claims is a key step in protecting your invention. This process defines the boundaries of your intellectual property rights, determining what is covered and what is not. Achieving the right balance between breadth and specificity can be challenging, yet it's essential for ensuring your patent withstands legal scrutiny...

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Steps to Conduct a Trademark Search Before Selecting Your Business Name

Selecting a unique business name isn't just a creative endeavor; it's an important step in branding and legal protection. Before you settle on a name, conducting a trademark search is essential to ensure you're not infringing on someone else's rights, which could lead to disputes or costly rebranding. Gearhart Law specializes...

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