USPTO Publishes Regulations to Sync with PLT

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) recently published its Final rules to adjust its protocols and policies in light of the Patent Law Treaties Implementation Act of 2012 (PLTIA).   The rule goes into effect December 18, 2013. PLTIA amends the patent laws to implement the provisions of the Hague  Agreement Concerning International Registration […]

New for 2013 Holidays: “Holly the HAZMAT Doll” ??

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers and Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) investigators recently seized more than 200,000 toy dolls arriving from China due to high levels of phthalates, a group of banned chemical compounds. Officials seized a total of 10 shipments valued at nearly $500,000 at the ports of Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, […]

Announcing Chester & Jeter LLP

Dallas Business & Innovation Law Firm Joins Forces with Litigation Boutique to Form Chester & Jeter LLP. The Dallas-based business & innovation law firm CHESTER pllc recently joined forces with litigation boutique Jeter PLLC to form Chester & Jeter LLP.  This new firm offers a broad range of business legal services to businesses and individuals, […]