Monthly Archive:: January 2012

Help! There’s a patent on my idea! What now?

One of the most frequent questions I get goes something like this: “I have a really cool idea, but (name of big company or university) has a patent on that.”  With over 8,000,000 patents issued to date and thousands of new patents issued weekly, the chances are good that there are patents out there that [&hellip

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SOPA & PIPA and why you should care

In the past several weeks, as the SOPA/PIPA debate heated up in Congress, a clear majority of entrepreneurs and engineers have come out against both of these pieces of legislation, culminating in today’s Black Out of various sites.  The concern involves damage that these laws could do to the freedoms enjoyed by Americans on the [&hellip

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