PUBLICATIONS OF
GERALD R PRETTYMAN

Legal Journals

"Ethical Reforms in Biotechnology Research Regulations." University of Virginia School of Law, Journal of Social Policy & the Law, Fall 2007.

"The Evolving Written Description Doctrine and the Search for Specificity." Pepperdine University School of Law, Journal of Business, Entrepreneurship & the Law, Fall 2007.

Bar Association Newsletters

♦2013
"The Postmark Is Dead." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, Jan. - Feb. 2013, Volume 14, Issue #1, p. 4-5.
 
♦2012
"Product Design as a Trademark." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, November 2012, Volume 13, Issue #3, p. 3-4.
"Copyright Introduction." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, June 2012, Volume 13, Issue #3, p. 3-4.
"Cloud Computing, Part III - Online File Sharing and Cloud-Based Office Suites." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, April 2012, Volume 13, Issue #2, p. 4, 7.
 
♦2011
"Cloud Computing, Part II - Electronic File Backup." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, November 2011, Volume 12, Issue #5, p. 2-4.
"Cloud Computing, Part I, ASP and SaaS Software." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, September 2011, Volume 12, Issue #4, p. 3-4.
"Introduction to Copyright." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, January 2011, Volume 12, Issue #1, p. 2-3, 6.
 
♦2010
"The Low Down on High Tech." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, May 2010, Volume 11, Issue #4, p. 2-3, 5.
"eDiscovery Tips for the Legal Practitioner." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, March 2010 Volume 11, Issue #3, pp. 2-5. 
Presented 2/19/10. Presentation Handout California Statute Markup
"Discovery of Private Electronic Devices." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, February 2010, Volume 11, Issue #2, p. 4.
"They Stole My Idea & Other Myths" 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, January 2010 Volume 11, Issue #1, pp. 2-3. 
Presented 1/15/2010. Presentation Handout
 
♦2009
"Out-of-print and out-of-touch." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, November 2009 Volume 10, Issue #8, pp. 3-4.
"A Statutory Battle of the Bees and Seedless Crops." 
FlimFlam. The Newsletter of the Eastern Alameda County Bar Association, October 2009 Volume 10, Issue #7, p 7.

Legal Web Logs

* How To Properly Describe An Invention For Your Patent Application – Part 2; July 2017;

* How To Properly Describe An Invention For Your Patent Application – Part 1; May 2017; http://www.jgpc.com/describing-an-invention-patent-application-1/

* Software Patents And Alice In The Looking Glass; April 2017

http://www.jgpc.com/software-patents-alice-looking-glass/

* What To Do Before You Disclose; March 2017;  http://www.jgpc.com/how-to-protect-invention-before-disclosure/

* Is That A Patent, Trademark Or Copyright?; February 2017;  http://www.jgpc.com/patent-trademark-copyright/

* Patent Ownership Is Not Based On The Date Of Postmark; January 2017; http://www.jgpc.com/patent-ownership-is-not-based-on-postmark/

* Registration solicitations for trademarks, patents and domains; December 1, 2013;

* Product Design as a Trademark; Thursday, September 13, 2012;

* Copyright For Critical Reading and Comp.;  April 1, 2012

* Cloud Computing, Part III - Online File Sharing and Cloud-Based Office Suites; April 1, 2012

* Cloud Computing, Part II - Electronic File Backup; April 1, 2012

* Cloud Computing, Part I - Software: ASP and SaaS; April 1, 2012

* Why file your corporation or LLC in California; November 17, 2011