Posts Tagged: legalzoom


LegalZoom and Washington State Reach Agreement Over Unauthorized Practice of Law

The State of Washington has just entered into an Assurance of Discontinuance with LegalZoom relating to charges that LegalZoom is engaging in the unauthorized practice of law. …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 40

Patent Office Disciplinary Actions and the Lack Thereof

I thought it might be interesting to take a look at what the Office of Enrollment & Discipline has been up to since the start of 2010. To be …
By Gene Quinn
10 years ago 10

Gov. Perry: LegalZoom to Move Up To 600 Jobs to Austin, TX

Gov. Rick Perry today announced the state will invest $1 million through the Texas Enterprise Fund (TEF) in LegalZoom.com for the relocation of certain office functions from …
By Press Releases
11 years ago 6

LegalZoom Sued in Class Action for Unauthorized Law Practice

While the LegalZoom model is one that has a lot of appeal, it seems to me that it is just too difficult to pull off without engaging …
By Gene Quinn
11 years ago 23

Bilski Not So Bad for Software Patents After All

Ever since this decision was rendered there has been rampant speculation as to what Bilski means and how it will be interpreted. As one who works in …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 21

LegalZoom Continues Unauthorized Practice of Law

It is unbelievable to me that the United States Patent and Trademark Office allows LegalZoom.com to continue in what can only be described, at least in …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 22

Fraud Leads to Lost Trademarks and Patents

Today you can hardly do a search on any search engine on the topic patents or trademarks without stumbling across an ad from LegalZoom.com, or one …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 6

Sadly, Invention Promotion is Alive and Well

Those who regularly read IPWatchdog.com may remember that on August 25, 2008, I wrote that the United States Patent & Trademark Office had finally, once and for all …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 1

LegalZoom Patent Review Service Ends

As I have previously discussed in several posts (see PTO Kills Invention Promotion and Patent Self-Help Now More Difficult), on August 14, 2008, the United States Patent & Trademark …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 4

PTO Kills Invention Promotion Business

UPDATE: See Sadly, Invention Promotion Alive & Well The United States Patent and Trademark Office has announced that it is adopting new rules relating to a variety of …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 8

Should Inventors Draft Patent Applications?

It is not at all uncommon for inventors to want to attempt to draft and file patent applications on their own.  This is in no small part …
By Gene Quinn
12 years ago 1