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How Many Patents Are Enough?

If you own a business and have created a product, you may already know that it's no minor accomplishment to obtain a utility patent. If you have encountered utility patents, you've probably had to overcome claim rejections and respond to at least one office action. If...

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Racism’s Impact on Innovation

Why laws aren’t enough, and what we can do to improve access to intellectual property protection and development I was going to write about a lighter topic for a first post. But I was inspired to discuss something a little deeper after listening to an interview of Dr....

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Invention Incentive Programs

What to consider as you encourage and monitor innovation in your company I won’t belabor why you should create an invention incentive (“patent bounty”) program. Let’s assume you’ve already made that decision. Now what? What Might the Company Be Entitled to Receive?...

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