New Study from Harvard and Stern Business School Affirms the Value of Patents for Startups


Inquisitor - A new study of patents and their effects on business claims that the U.S. patent system has significant benefits for start-up businesses....

Star Wars Week in Patents


With the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens here are some fun Star Wars related patents.  

4 Intellectual Property Myths That You Should Avoid


Entrepreneur - You have a great idea and you want to protect it. But keeping your work safe means understanding the limits of the safeguards...

What Good is a Patent if You Can’t Enforce It?


Entrepreneur - With such a tiny proportion of patents enforced in court, why should entrepreneurs even bother patenting? But, in fact, for startups,...

How to Protect your Business from Intellectual Property Theft


Disclosing business plans, pitching new ideas and proposing new designs are well-trodden routes for startups and small businesses to encourage a new...

Chess Pieces Checkmate

What’s Your Innovation IP Strategy?


Innovation Excellence - The fact that is, like many companies, his team had always viewed IP protection as an event, as opposed to being part of the...

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Legal Tech From In The House


Forbes - Ask people about their opinions on lawyers, and they all have something to say. Believe it or not, but feedback on in-house counsel outpaces...

Why America’s Patent System is Not Killing Innovation


Fortune - U.S. laws over intellectual property give companies the incentive to invest billions in research and development of new products and...

Is there a future for software patents in an age of software innovation?


IPWatchdog.com - A little less than one year ago the United States Supreme Court issued its decision in Alice v. CLS Bank, setting off a whirlwind...