News and Articles About Intellectual Property
Businesses spend a lot of time and money fretting over patent issues, but perhaps the concept of intellectual property as a whole needs to be re-examined.
Kevin O'Connor, who co-founded ad tech company Doubleclick, is publicly battling a patent troll who is demanding $50,000.
When it comes to copyright, how savvy are you? Here are the biggest misconceptions business-owners have about using copyrighted material.
No matter how much 'you know you want it,' chances are your business idea is not original. Here's what you can do to stay out of legal trouble.
Follow these expert tips for naming your startup and protecting your brand from trademark infringement.
In the IP wars, you have to figure out if a potential violation is worth the penalties you might pay.
Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, intends to launch a comprehensive inquiry into patent-assertion entities.
The America Invents Act, which went into effect March 16, has changed the process for patenting. These developments might not help entrepreneurs after all. Here's why.
What you need to know if your company offers complimentary Wi-Fi to customers.
Combating patent-law abuse was among the subjects the President talked about in a Google Hangout following up his State of the Union address.
Want to beef up email security? Consider these useful tools.
Attorney Nina Kaufman explains the steps you can take to protect your name.
Before you throw away your old computers and smartphones, make sure what's inside them won't harm your business -- or anyone else.
How to keep sensitive business information out of the hands of overseas cyberspies.
Here's how to keep your small firm's big digital assets out of the crosshairs of hackers.
The age-old patent system is set to be reformed. Here's how the new law might change how or whether you get a patent.
Tech entrepreneurs have lambasted a new bill that they say could stifle startups and innovation. Here's what you need to know about the PROTECT IP Act.
If you're in the business of selling information -- from books and podcasts to seminars and consulting -- protect your information and your business with these legal steps.
Created as a pressure release for patent office overload, the controversial America Invents Act may give big business the edge in securing patents. Here's a guide to protecting your intellectual property rights in the post-act age.
How to stake and protect your claim when it comes to intellectual property.
Keep your brand's integrity intact by getting a trademark for your business' logo, name, tag line and more.