Intellectual property (IP)—patents and trademarks at the core—are largely creatures of national law, though there are international treaties that apply.
Many companies are tempted to buy on price. That works pretty well if you’re buying a commodity ,like corn. The thing is that patents are not commodities. They’re really just the opposite.
Invention and profit should go hand in hand. The three steps to success are 1) create a better product to fill customer’s needs, 2) secure intellectual property (IP) rights including filing for patents if appropriate,
Last night, at dinner with friends, I had the opportunity to speak with a young man who has just completed his second year of studies in mechanical engineering.
When you think of high tech, does weaving come to mind?
The Jacquard punch card loom of the early 1800s informed Hollerith’s late 1800s punch card tabulation used in U.S. and other censuses.