As 2013 has come to an end, it is always common to reflect on the past year. In 2013, utility patents have broken a new record at 277,861 patents issued which is a ten percent jump from the previous year.
If you are an avid gamer who scopes out “Let’s Play” videos on Youtube before you purchase, you might need to rethink your research strategy. In the past few weeks of early December, Youtube has begun flagging these videos
There seems to be no way to even slow the massive intellectual property piracy on the internet. Recently, Congress introduced the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) legislation. This is really just the tip of the iceberg. When Congress fails to
I recently ran across an interesting website www.kickstarter.com. When I forwarded the link to small list of friends, coleagues, and clients I got lots of positive feedback. One example came from a long time friend, Frederick Jeng, Esq., where his
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office grants a monopoly on the use and development of an invention.
Defined as the ownership of ideas, unlike assets, IP is a collection of ideas and concepts.