Compulsory Arbitration in PA

What is Compulsory Arbitration? When the Plaintiff files suit in court (not small claims court) and is seeking an amount within “arbitration limits” (which are $35,000 in Allegheny County for example, exclusive of interest) the matter first goes to compulsory arbitration.     Who Sits on the Arbitration Panel? The…

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Invention Design and Marketing Scams

Inventors Beware!  Have you received a promise that a company will will “develop” your prototype and “market” your invention to a third party licensee? A quick Google search of “invention scams” reveals a bevy of complaints to the Better Business Bureau (BBB), United States Patent and Trademark Office, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Operation Mouse…

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