Constance R. Barnhart
Attorney At Law
Managing Member

30 years of law practice at
large law firms
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Florida, New York,
Texas, Minnesota

English, Spanish, Norwegian
Swedish, Danish

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Barnhart Law PLC has represented clients from the above cities and others
in U.S. and international business law matters.
Office in Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA.   Admitted to practice law in FL, NY, TX, MN.
Languages: English, Spanish, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish.

Articles & Outlines

© By Constance R. Barnhart, Attorney At Law
Barnhart Law PLC

International Business Transactions:

Corporate Law Matters:

Commercial Law Matters:

Mergers & Acquisitions:

Intellectual Property, Licensing, Technology & Internet Matters:

  • New America Invents Act, the Most Comprehensive Patent Reform Act in 175 Years On September 16, 2011, President Obama signed into law the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (the “Act”), which the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) termed “the most comprehensive overhaul to our nation’s patent system since 1836.” The Act (H.R. 1249), co-sponsored by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Rep. Lamar Smith (R-TX), was passed by the U.S. ...
  • International Intellectual Property Licensing: Basic Introduction & Checklist A. General – Overview & Introduction to Intellectual Property Licensing Across International Borders 1. Next Step to Expand International Operations? Licensing of patent rights, trade secrets, know how, copyrighted software or other technology, and trademark rights (collectively referred to hereafter as “Technology”) to overseas party for exploitation (manufacture, use and sale) abroad is often a next step ...
  • Outline: Introduction to Intellectual Property Protection I. Basics of Intellectual Property Protection in the U.S. A. Patents 1. U.S. Patents are granted upon application to United States Patent and Trademark Office (“PTO”), for new, useful, and non-obvious inventions, determined to meet the statutory criteria, after examination, by U.S. PTO. A U.S. Patent grants to patent owner the exclusive right to practice his invention, to manufacture, use and ...

Renewable Energy:

  • Incentives for Wind Energy Development in the U.S. Published in EnergyPulse, November, 2008 Updated March, 2009 View and print entire Article as a PDF document AUTHOR’S UPDATE MARCH 8, 2009: As described in the following article, the federal Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind energy (Section 45 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended) was previously set to expire on December 31, ...

Corporate Finance:

    More articles and outlines will be posted soon.