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Should Gene Patents Be Allowed?

What does the Yau Law Firm have to say about patents in the field of human genetics? Scientific innovation and patent protection have once again met face to face. The ever lingering question remains: can you patent protect something that humans are naturally born with? Can one company prevent all others from using a gene that […]

Ban on Texting While Driving Becomes Law

Individuals who text while driving need to keep an eye out (for the road and) for the new law banning texting while driving. This afternoon, Florida Governor Rick Scott will sign the ban at Alonzo and Tracy Mourning High School in Miami, making Florida the 40th state to penalize texting while driving. The offense is […]

Florence Chen to Speak about Asian American Heritage with the Jacksonville District Corps of Engineers

What does being Asian American mean? For decades, Asian Americans (both young and old) have struggled to find a definitive role to play in American society. On May 16, 2013, one of our own attorneys at the Yau Law Firm, Florence Chen, will speak about what the Asian American heritage means to her and how […]

Copyright Infringement May Result In Criminal Penalties

The Yau Law firm is proud to represent clients in all areas of practice relating to intellectual property. Yau Law has stood by their clients providing legal advice and representation through every stage of the business: from protecting an invention to creating contract negotiations over the invention’s sale, Yau Law has protected businesses big and […]

Inventors Sought by Industry Canada

  Yau Law Firm client, David Lombana, patented his Glo2Go device, which lights up the streets under skateboards and RipStiks.  Lombana is the typical “guy next door,” who had a great idea.  In our industry, he’s referred to as a garage inventor, or a basement inventor (for our clients in colder northern climates); that is, […]