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What You Need to Know to Protect Your Big Idea
Trademarks, patents and copyrights are esoteric legal matters of huge importance to entrepreneurs.
Heads Up: Amazon Wants Delivery Drones to Find You Wherever You Are
The tech giant recently filed a patent explaining its drone delivery plans
The No. 1 Mistake Product Developers Make
You may have just come up with a great idea, but it doesn't mean squat if you fall into this trap.
Why File Design Patents? Modern Uses of a Classic Form of Intellectual Property.
Today's smart companies -- big and small -- are using them as part of a comprehensive IP strategy.
Google's Latest Patent Might Replace Your Laptop's Space Bar With a Giant Trackpad
With no space bar, where will all the astronauts hang out?
Have a Patent? Now You Can Sell It to Google.
The tech giant has launched an experimental online portal to buy patents.
Is LinkedIn Trying to Catch You Lying on Your Resume? Maybe.
LinkedIn has filed a patent for a fact-checking system that would likely be used to check user-generated content as well as resumes and bios.
Microsoft Wants to Clean Up Your Germ-Infested Smartphone Screen
Fact: Your little talk box is crawling with gobs of toxic crud. Microsoft aims to kill those bugs dead. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
9 Affordable and Effective Ways to Protect Your Entrepreneurial Vision
The idea that will make you rich likely needs to be protected long before you are rich.
Key Elements of Controversial Podcasting Patent Revoked
The U.S. Patent Office deemed claims concerning episodic content 'unpatentable.'
Avoid These 8 Toxic Trademark Mistakes
With a little creatiivity and attention to detail you can protect your own trademarks but the key is to be thorough.
How to Conduct a Patent Search to Make Sure Your Brilliant Invention Doesn't Already Exist (Infographic)
A step-by-step guide on how to find out if your invention has already been patented. We're crossing our fingers it hasn't.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Granted Patent for Airbags That Deploy on the Outside of Self-Driving Cars
The bumper-like feature would ostensibly protect pedestrians in the event of an accident.
Four Hewlett-Packard Patents Ruled Invalid in Lawsuit
A federal judge in California has deemed the tech company's patents as too abstract.
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