Patents The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Patents en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:30:00 GMT An Entrepreneur's Guide to Getting Sued and Fighting Back When a court case threatens your business, consider taking the following steps. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 21:30:00 GMT Ben Berkowitz 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. Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:43:00 GMT Geoff Weiss 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. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:30:00 GMT Christopher Seiwald Unlocking America's Innovation Warehouse Legal complexities have resulted in a system where only a judge can determine what a patent covers. Mon, 18 Aug 2014 11:30:00 GMT Jay Walker These 3 Legal Traps Can Stop a New Business in its Tracks When it comes to these issues, the best policy is to avoid the risks. Thu, 14 Aug 2014 21:00:00 GMT Adam Callinan A Quick Guide to Free Legal Services for Patenting Your Invention The cost of a patent attorney is daunting for independent inventors but a government program makes it affordable, if you qualify. Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:00:00 GMT Kedma Ough Attorney Confession: Those Little TM and (R) Symbols Are More Important Than I Thought Nobody knows everything, even in their own field. This lawyer got herself into trademark difficulty that a few simple steps would have avoided. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Genavieve Shingle 7 Reasons Why Trademarks Are Important to Your Business Trademarks are inexpensive to obtain and grow in value as your business grows. It is never too early to trademark your brand Thu, 24 Jul 2014 23:00:00 GMT Abigail Rubinstein 3 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know About Patent Risk For startups, patent trolls can be a major headache. Make sure you remain abreast of patent risk to avoid litigation with trolls. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT John A. Amster Why Protecting Intellectual Property Is Crucial to Business Success on 5 Counts An ounce of prevention can be really worth the investment. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT Darin Klemchuk Tesla Gets Smacked With Trademark Lawsuit in China A suit brought today by Zhan Baosheng, who registered the 'Tesla' trademark in China in 2006, could decelerate the electric car-maker's eastward expansion. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:13:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Tesla's New Patent Strategy Makes Sense For a large number of people to replace their gasoline-powered cars with electric- vehicles, many automakers need to make electric cars. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT Scott Shane Smoke and Mirrors: Why We Aren't Seeing More Digital Zombies Like Michael Jackson The King of Pop's digitized performance at the Billboard Music Awards gave the world a glimpse into a captivating technology that faces serious hurdles, inside and out. Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:23:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow U.S. Deals Harsh, But Not Fatal, Blow Against Washington Redskins Patent office rules that NFL team's name is 'disparaging' to Native Americans. Wed, 18 Jun 2014 17:51:00 GMT Jaia Thomas Tesla Motors Patents Now Available To Anyone Elon Musk said the company is opening up its patents to competitors in 'the spirit of the open source movement.' Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:00:00 GMT Nina Zipkin Photo-Taking Contact Lenses, Giant Crab Robots and Radiation-Blocking Underwear A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?' Tue, 20 May 2014 14:30:00 GMT Jason Fell How to Triage Your Intellectual Property Needs While this protection can rack up a bill, businesses will gain certain competitive advantages in the process. Thu, 15 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT Darin Klemchuk Innovators, Watch Out for These Invention Killers Don't be caught off-kilter by unexpected roadblocks and setbacks. Acquaint yourself with these keys for ushering new products into the marketplace. Thu, 01 May 2014 16:15:00 GMT Louis Foreman Google Wants to Patent Contact Lenses That Can Snap Photos The tech company has a new patent application to apply Google Glass's camera feature to contact lenses. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:35:00 GMT Laura Entis A Primer on Patents: Who's Getting Them, Where and How Long It's Taking (Infographic) As Washington continues to mull new patent legislation, here's a snapshot of the U.S. patent landscape. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 17:35:00 GMT Catherine Clifford