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How long does it take to get a patent? *

USA - October 6 2010
Just how long does it take to get a US patent given the USPTO's current level of performance?


An end to the chicken and egg syndrome for startups? *

USA - June 17 2010
What comes first the IP or the VC, the VC or the IP?

Co-authors: Orlando Lopez.


Patent it without the wait: part 2 *

USA - June 4 2010
Notwithstanding Undersecretary of Commerce and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Director David Kappos’s recent announcement of a proposed Three Patent Processing Track system for patent examinations, we are continuing with the second part of our two-part post on the USPTO’s current Accelerated Examination (AE) option


Patent it without the wait: Part 1 *

USA - June 2 2010
Protecting innovation in a product is critical to maintaining a market advantage, particularly for consumer goods, electronics, medical devices, etc., whose design and function can be observed from simple use.


Supreme Court’s got nerve (test) *

USA - May 12 2010
While the software and online services industries are holding their breath for the US Supreme Court’s decision in In re Bilski, likely to arrive next week, many businesses and corporations are still smiling from the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision earlier this year in Hertz Corp. v. Friend, in which the Court adopted the so-called “nerve-center” test used to determine a corporation’s principal place of business.


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