Category Archives: Patent

Protecting Your Creations – Intellectual Property 101, Part 1: Patents

Everyone is trying to come up with something new.  Every day we figure out a new way to overcome a previous difficulty.  Some days we write down something incredibly insightful and powerful.  In some meetings we doodle to avoid abject … Continue reading

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Privacy Protection – Patents on a White Horse Riding to the Rescue?

With all the hand wringing about privacy I have been doing, along with many others, what can we do? Incorporate Article 8 from the European Convention on Human Rights? Throw up our hands and walk through the streets unclothed because … Continue reading

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Taking Aim at Patent Trolls – Be Careful What You Shoot At

The NY Times reported on Wednesday that the chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is planning to ask the full FTC to launch an inquiry into the issue of patent trolls.  This comes on the heel of President Obama’s … Continue reading

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When a Patent isn’t a Patent – Apple’s iWatch

One of my pet peeves when reading technology news is the lack of understanding of the patent system.  Macworld is just the latest cuplrit with their article titled “Apple wins patent for curved battery, could be used for iWatch.”  Macworld … Continue reading

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