Clifford Hyra - Hyra IP, PLC

12120 Sunset Hills Road, Suite 600
Reston, VA 20190, United States
Contact: Clifford Hyra
Phone: 866-913-3499
Fax: 866-913-3501
Areas of Practice
  • Intellectual Property
Number of Attorneys
Sole Practitioner

The DuPont Factors: The Trademark Infringement Test Explained

Is someone infringing on your trademark rights? Are you infringing on someone else's? Learn all about the test the courts use to decide the answer…more
 /  Intellectual Property

Four Good Reasons to Register Your Copyrights

You may have heard that copyrights arise automatically when you finish a creative work fixed in a tangible form, such as a book or other writing, picture, sculpture, musical recording, videotaped dance or other performance,…more
 /  Intellectual Property

How To Avoid a Loss of Patent Rights

Early publication, public use, or offering your invention for sale may jeopardize your patent rights in the United States and overseas. Learn about how these actions can trigger a loss of patent rights and how you can implement…more
 /  Intellectual Property

The Complete Lifecycle of a Trademark Registration: From Application to Examination to Post-Registration Filings

Are you interested in registering your trademark or service mark? Want to know a little about how the process works? Here is an overview of the registration process, from the initial search and application through allowance,…more
 /  Intellectual Property

Five Good Reasons To Register Your Trademarks

If you are using a trademark in your business, for example a slogan, logo, or brand name used to identify your business or one of your product lines, it is best to register it with the Unites States Patent and Trademark Office…more
 /  Intellectual Property

The Three-Step Invention Protection Plan: How to Stop Others From Stealing Your Inventions

For many inventors, the first step in making their idea a reality is to find other people to partner with. These may be financiers, investors, technical experts, or businesses with established marketing and distribution…more
 /  Intellectual Property

Patentability Issues: The On-Sale Bar Explained

If you sold or offered your invention for sale before you filed a patent application, you may run afoul of the on-sale bar. Wait too long, and your patent rights will be lost. Learn all about when the on-sale bar applies and…more
 /  Intellectual Property

Penny Wise and Pound Foolish: The Folly of Registering Your Trademark Without an Attorney's Help

Filing your own trademark registration application is penny wise and pound foolish. Find out how using an expert trademark attorney can save you time and money…more
 /  Intellectual Property

A Guide to the 6 Types of Patent Prior Art References

In order to cite a document against your patent application, the patent examiner must determine that the document qualifies as a reference under the statutory guidelines. Learn what references a patent examiner can use to…more
 /  Intellectual Property

A Guide to the References Examiners Can Cite Against Patent Applications

Learn what references a patent examiner can use to reject your patent application and how to remove references improperly cited against you…more
 /  Intellectual Property
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