News and Articles About Patents
By presenting dense technical text in a simple visual format, patent maps can be efficient tools for reading a competitive landscape, preforming due diligence and even forecasting upcoming trends.
For the search giant, the sale of its smartphone-making division to Lenovo comes with good news as well as some bad news.
The agreement comes after years of patent disputes over smartphones and tablets.
SimpleAir, a non-practicing entity that has gone after other tech giants, is seeking $125 million or more in damages for patent infringement.
On Monday, both the Supreme Court and New York State took a crack at trolling.
Next month, CEOs from both companies will sit down to discuss "settlement opportunities" to try and resolve the ongoing patent disputes.
Scottevest has recorded steady revenue growth, expecting to finish 2013 with sales of $10 million.
Our expert attorney Peter Buckland discusses how startups should go about divulging startup secrets to investors, business partners and others.
The Innovation Act sailed through a first vote on Capitol Hill today, but faces challenges before becoming law.
The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Innovation Act today, but stakeholders fear that the increased paperwork required by the bill would be counterproductive.
A prototype is often the only way to know if your idea will fly, and if your startup is ready to launch.
Congress got it wrong when it harmonized U.S. patent laws with the rest of the world. Now, startups and American inventors are at a disadvantage.
Some argue you can't patent an idea, but if IP laws didn't exist, would you even be in business?
It's easy to run up the bills when hiring a patent attorney. Here are some steps to keep you from blowing your whole budget.
An 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.
Businesses spend a lot of time and money fretting over patent issues, but perhaps the concept of intellectual property as a whole needs to be re-examined.
Kevin O'Connor, who co-founded ad tech company Doubleclick, is publicly battling a patent troll who is demanding $50,000.
Choon Ng, creator of the colorful bracelet-making kit that has become a national sensation, has accused a fellow toymaker of patent infringement.
When it comes to copyright, how savvy are you? Here are the biggest misconceptions business-owners have about using copyrighted material.
No 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
The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative stepped into the Samsung-Apple battle and vetoed the ruling from the International Trade Commission earlier in the summer.
Edith Ramirez, chairwoman of the Federal Trade Commission, intends to launch a comprehensive inquiry into patent-assertion entities.
Filing 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.
Several lawmakers took action and proposed anti-trolling bills in the months leading up to Tuesday's White House crackdown.
The White House announces executive actions and legislative recommendations Tuesday that aim to protect innovators from frivolous lawsuits.