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Apple to Pay $24 Million for Infringing on Ancient Pager Patents
The patents were granted in the 1990s.
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Should you build a business plan or seek patent protection for your app?
Encouragement Is Growing for Women Inventors
Women filed about a third of all trademarks in recent years but fewer than a fifth of patents. There is help to get everybody's good ideas turned into products.
3 Big Patent Moves That Won't Generate Real Value
These missteps will waste your company's time, money and resources.
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Protect Your Most Valuable Business Assets
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.
Looks Like Big Tech Is Winning the Battle With Patent Trolls
The trolls are in retreat in the wake of several changes in U.S. law.
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From patents to trademarks to copyrights, here is an overview of what you can legally do to protect your intellectual property.
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Investors will not be impressed if you attempt to pursue these unfounded bits of guidance.
Pepsi Files Patent to Put Pop Rocks in Granola Bars
In yet another food mashup, PepsiCo is hoping to make granola pop with the addition of "carbonated candy" like Pop Rocks.
Protect Your Business Name: Tips on How to Secure a Trademark (Infographic)
By registering your business name and logo with the United States Patent and Trademark office, you can legally protect your brand.
An Entrepreneur's Guide to Getting Sued and Fighting Back
When a court case threatens your business, consider taking the following steps.
Pair of Apple Patents Aims to Answer: 'Where'd I Park My Car?'
iPhones might soon be able to determine when and where a car has been parked, and then guide absentminded drivers back to their vehicles.
A Rant, and Some Suggestions What to Do, About Patent Trolls
An entrepreneur devoted to innovation and protection of intellectual property lets loose about patent trolls and the patent system that enables them.
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