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U.S. Trade Judge Calls for Import Ban on Certain iPhones
The initial ruling from the U.S. International Trade Commission found that Apple had infringed on a Qualcomm patent. However, the ruling could be reversed by the commission, appealed by Apple, and even vetoed by President Donald Trump.
10 Things You Didn't Realize Were Invented in the 1990s
From Google.com to Nintendo 64 -- there's much to attribute to the 1990s.
11 Ways to Stop Companies From Ripping Off Your Invention
Have a good idea? Don't give anyone a reason to work around you.
Cat Fight! How These Inventors Beat the Counterfeiters That Nearly Destroyed Their Company.
When a company copied their invention, Natasha and Fred Ruckel began investigating -- and got an inside look into how products are ripped off.
Do Amazon's Movement-Tracking Wristbands Violate Workers' Privacy Rights?
A look at the legal precedents shows Amazon could get into trouble with its newly patented devices.
More Patent Trolls Are Targeting Startups. Here's What You Can Do.
As an entrepreneur, you could be a potential target for patent trolls. But there is something you can do about it.
5 Under-the-Radar Legal Developments Entrepreneurs Need to Know
The rewriting of the federal tax code was from the only change relevant to entrepreneurs.
5 Things an IP Attorney Will Make You Do Before You Launch a Crowdfunding Campaign
Evaluating patent risk is serious business -- and the single most important reason for retaining an experienced patent attorney.
Using Your Intellectual Property to Escape the 9-to-5
Here's how to make sure your idea isn't stolen, corrupted or plagiarized by every Tom, Dick and Sally.
If Your Startup Really Is Disruptive, Expect to be Sued By a Patent Troll.
Legacy companies that have neglected to innovate often instead compete by filing costly IP lawsuits potential competitors struggle to afford.
Amazon Delivery Drones May Scan Your Home and Suggest Repairs
A new patent describes how Amazon's drones will scan your home while delivering packages to see if anything needs fixing.
Amazon Patents Tech to Block In-Store Comparison Shopping
If you visit an Amazon Store, don't expect to be able to compare prices using your smartphone. Amazon's patent describes blocking such checks and sending a sales rep over to see you.