The idea that will make you rich likely needs to be protected long before you are rich.
A step-by-step guide on how to find out if your invention has already been patented. We're crossing our fingers it hasn't.
The patent trolls are the only stakeholders who benefit from vague and unclear threats to sue for patent infringement.
A U.S. judge approved the lawsuit, which claims that an artist was cheated out of possibly millions of dollars from the sale of the brand's pet toys she designed.
The original meal replacement company says it won't take legal action, but discouraged the knockoff from trying to compete.
These missteps will waste your company's time, money and resources.
In the early stages of creating an enterprise, your most vital property is the big idea, invention or innovation. Here's how to safeguard it.
From patents to trademarks to copyrights, here is an overview of what you can legally do to protect your intellectual property.
Many assert that patent trolls are costing the U.S. economy billions of dollars, inhibiting innovation. The solution, however, is not so clear.
When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks.
The cost of a patent attorney is daunting for independent inventors but a government program makes it affordable, if you qualify.
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While your relationship with your co-founder may be peachy right now, there is a possibility it could turn sour down the road. To protect yourself (and the company), make sure these three areas are covered in your founders' agreement.
There are several important factors to consider before you license your invention. Here's a handy overview to help you out.
Hasbro and the online marketplace Shapeways said their team-up marks the first time that a major global company has opened up its intellectual property for fan-made products.
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