News and Articles About Patents
BY Erik TelfordSome argue you can't patent an idea, but if IP laws didn't exist, would you even be in business?
BY Nina KaufmanAn innovator wonders if her ideas could generate a profit or a lawsuit. Ask Entrepreneur's legal expert answers, pointing out red flags that could keep the green out of reach.
BY Stephen KeyNo matter how much 'you know you want it,' chances are your business idea is not original. Here's what you can do to stay out of legal trouble.
Obama Administration Makes a Rare Move Defending Apple in a Longstanding Patent War Between Apple and Samsung
BY Stephen KeyFiling a patent isn't enough to protect your idea. It's important to consider how competitors might find a way around your patent and take action in advance. Here's how.
BY Stephen KeyYou don't have to fork over thousands of dollars in legal fees to safeguard your business idea with a patent. Here are some affordable easy steps to help ensure you're protecting your ideas from theft.
BY Scott ShaneThe America Invents Act, which went into effect March 16, has changed the process for patenting. These developments might not help entrepreneurs after all. Here's why.
BY Jason GreenVeteran venture capitalist Jason Green on why gaining market share is critical for early-stage startups.