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IP Law and Your Protection Strategy: Ongoing Evolution Is Essential

IP Law and Your Protection Strategy: Ongoing Evolution Is Essential

You have to know the rules to win the game, especially when the rules change… often. In 2013, the movie Captain Philips told the true story of the hijacking of the Maersk Alabama. In April 2009, the Maersk Alabama cargo ship was attacked and captured by four Somali pirates less than 300 nautical miles off the Coast of Somalia. The Maersk Alabama recognized the threat yet had little ability to repel the assault.

Innovating in a World Averse to Change

Innovating in a World Averse to Change

Innovation and new technology are often synonymous. Scientists, tech company founders, engineers, technologists and inventors alike all innovate. Each, in their own way, is a problem solver striving to address a technical problem with a technical solution.

Why Inventors Should Choose Patent Counsel Wisely

Why Inventors Should Choose Patent Counsel Wisely

Did you know that in the U.S., you can legally buy a single-seat ultralight aircraft and attempt to learn to fly it in uncontrolled airspace without a single lesson? But what do you think the odds are that you’ll be able to successfully take off, maneuver and land during that first flight without a mishap, using only online videos and instruction manuals as your training?

The Collaborative Government Workplace: Sharing Ideas… With My Competitors?

The Collaborative Government Workplace: Sharing Ideas… With My Competitors?

Companies often participate in brainstorming sessions. They recognize that through such a process, great inventions are developed and evolve. In a commercial marketplace in which a company gains rights to an invention through employment or contractual agreements, this means to promote and gain new approaches for solving difficult problems is highly accepted, as everyone is working toward a common goal and for a common entity.

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