Patents http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/patents The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Patents en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235938 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235938 Genavieve Shingle Nobody knows everything, even in their own field. This lawyer got herself into trademark difficulty that a few simple steps would have avoided. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235887 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235887 Abigail Rubinstein Trademarks are inexpensive to obtain and grow in value as your business grows. It is never too early to trademark your brand 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235689 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235689 John A. Amster For startups, patent trolls can be a major headache. Make sure you remain abreast of patent risk to avoid litigation with trolls. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235467 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235467 Darin Klemchuk An ounce of prevention can be really worth the investment. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235450 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235450 Geoff Weiss 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. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235408 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235408 Scott Shane For a large number of people to replace their gasoline-powered cars with electric- vehicles, many automakers need to make electric cars. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235142 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235142 Kim Lachance Shandrow 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. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234980 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234980 Jaia Thomas Patent office rules that NFL team's name is 'disparaging' to Native Americans. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234811 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234811 Nina Zipkin Elon Musk said the company is opening up its patents to competitors in 'the spirit of the open source movement.' 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233937 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233937 Jason Fell A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?' 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233927 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233927 Darin Klemchuk While this protection can rack up a bill, businesses will gain certain competitive advantages in the process. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233545 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233545 Louis Foreman Don't be caught off-kilter by unexpected roadblocks and setbacks. Acquaint yourself with these keys for ushering new products into the marketplace. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233101 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233101 Laura Entis The tech company has a new patent application to apply Google Glass's camera feature to contact lenses. 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 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232903 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232903 Catherine Clifford As Washington continues to mull new patent legislation, here's a snapshot of the U.S. patent landscape. Want to Text and Walk and Still See Where You're Going? Apple Has a Patent for That. Apple has filed a patent for 'transparent texting.' Mon, 31 Mar 2014 15:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232662 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232662 Laura Entis Apple has filed a patent for 'transparent texting.' Apple Engineer Provides Rare Glimpse Into iPhone Invention Secrets As Apple prepares to wage yet another patent suit against Samsung, a key engineer is sharing insight into the enigmatic company's creative processes. Thu, 27 Mar 2014 14:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232591 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232591 Geoff Weiss As Apple prepares to wage yet another patent suit against Samsung, a key engineer is sharing insight into the enigmatic company's creative processes. How to Avoid Trademark Infringement Infringing on someone else's trademark is no laughing matter. Attorney Doug Wolf offers up advice on what entrepreneurs need to know about trademark infringement. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232518 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232518 Doug Wolf Infringing on someone else's trademark is no laughing matter. Attorney Doug Wolf offers up advice on what entrepreneurs need to know about trademark infringement. Apple Might Bring Back Something Steve Jobs Hated: The Stylus. Despite its founder's notorious disdain for them, Apple could release a surprisingly slick "iPen" stylus. Or not. Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232512 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232512 Kim Lachance Shandrow Despite its founder's notorious disdain for them, Apple could release a surprisingly slick "iPen" stylus. Or not. 7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property Misunderstandings about patents and copyrights can cost your business. Avoid these traps. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232263 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232263 David G. Oberdick Misunderstandings about patents and copyrights can cost your business. Avoid these traps. When It Makes Sense to Hire a Patent Attorney While patent attorneys can be costly, they can help protect your ideas and work, which can save you money down the road. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232119 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232119 Doug Wolf While patent attorneys can be costly, they can help protect your ideas and work, which can save you money down the road.