Patent Law News + Insights

Strategic insights and updates on US patent prosecution and global patent portfolio development, for proactive patent professionals and savvy technology executives.

How to Own Higher Quality Patents

December 13, 2018

Lots of companies in the tech industry rely on a high-volume patent filing strategy. For example, industry titans like IBM, Microsoft, and Apple receive thousands of new patents each year.

Large companies have the financial resources and...

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Recent Changes in the Patent System and How They Affect Tech Companies

December 03, 2018

Due to a combination of new laws, government policies and initiatives,  and market forces, the U.S. patent system is constantly evolving. Here’s a rundown of the most important changes from the past decade that could affect your tech company.

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How to Minimize Intrinsic Patent Risks

November 20, 2018

Is your tech company building a patent portfolio? Making smart decisions to maximize the long term value of your IP assets is key — which is why you need to know about the various risks associated with patent ownership.

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Why Tech Startups Need to Play Offense with Patents (and Why Big Tech Companies Don't)

November 16, 2018

Patents are valuable business assets, and a smart patent portfolio can give your tech company a competitive advantage and add value to your business.

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Mapping Your Patent Strategy: 5 Milestones To Evaluate Success

October 25, 2018

Growing a technology enterprise requires strategic planning and coordination of fundraising efforts, research and development, sales and marketing, product releases, and seemingly a million other things. Where does intellectual property fit in...

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Oil and Gas Technology: Trends in the Patent Landscape

August 30, 2018

In recent years, the oil and gas industry has seen a radical shift in the competitive landscape — and businesses have adjusted their strategies to follow suit.

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How 3D Printing Challenges Existing Intellectual Property Law

August 13, 2018

3D printing isn’t a “new” technology by any means, but it’s fast becoming more affordable and accessible.

For one, some of the historic licensing hurdles have been cleared from the field: According to TechCrunch, many of the key patents...

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