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A blog about patents and inventions

Oct 8, 2018, 2:12 PM
While pharma patents serve a useful purpose, pharmaceutical companies like Pfizer have repeatedly taken advantage of patent protection.
Sep 28, 2018, 9:52 AM
A good idea is easy to find. A good entrepreneur is another matter.
Sep 19, 2018, 9:23 AM
I just ate something called Heme.
Sep 3, 2018, 11:22 AM
Truly creepy news reported over Labor Day weekend.
Aug 2, 2018, 1:42 PM
U.S. patents do not afford protection in other countries. Patents are territorial and must be filed in each country where protection is sought. Here's how to do that.
Jun 22, 2018, 9:36 AM
Trump’s proposed tariffs against China bode poorly for small business.‚Äč
Mar 2, 2018, 1:20 PM
Women Inventors You've Never Heard About.
Jul 11, 2017, 11:08 AM
At some point, an invention wants to become a business. That’s the juncture at which creative should split from management.
Feb 5, 2017, 4:30 PM
The US Patent and Trademark Office gives inventors a sort of patenting grace period in the form of a provisional patent. Companies and inventors who think they can exploit this can end up burned.
Feb 5, 2017, 3:00 PM
Some patents are considered stronger than others because they are more enforceable. The difference lies not just in the usefulness of the innovation, but in the patent’s claims. An enforceable patent has a strong set of claims that is both broad and succinct.