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BlackBerry Shares Drop After Denying Talks of $7.5 Billion Samsung Acquisition
The rumored buyout is said to be a bid for BlackBerry's valuable trove of patents.
Hungry for Patents, Samsung Approaches BlackBerry About a Buyout
The South Korean tech company could be offering $7.5 billion.
Lower Trademark Filing Fees Coming Soon
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will be charging lower filing fees starting in the middle of January.
Google, YouTube Sued Over a Video-Streaming Patent
A German technology company is arguing that Google is infringing on one of its patents.
Apple to Pay $24 Million for Infringing on Ancient Pager Patents
The patents were granted in the 1990s.
5 Pieces of Bad Advice You Should Ignore If You Want Your App to Succeed
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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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If you have a dream of a new product and fall into one of these three scenarios, Quirky might be a good platform for you.
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.
Have a Brilliant Idea? How to Keep it Safe. (Infographic)
From patents to trademarks to copyrights, here is an overview of what you can legally do to protect your intellectual property.
4 Pieces of Bad Startup Advice That You Should Ignore
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.
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