Posts Tagged: crowd sourcing


How the U.S. Can Inspire the Next Generation of Innovators

An unfounded belief persists that entrepreneurs are the primary innovators. However, in a study of the top 30 innovations of the last 30 years up through 2009, as judged by …
By Derek Handova
1 year ago 2

‘Uber-izing’ the IP Function

Welcome to the brave new corporate IP function of tomorrow, one that’s been “Uber-ized” to tap into powerful on-demand networks of patent, technical, and market expertise …
By David Kline
1 year ago 2

Senator Coons introduces Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2015

Earlier today U.S. Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) introduced legislation to encourage and increase the use of crowdsourcing and citizen science within the federal government. The purpose …
By Gene Quinn
3 years ago 1

How to Know When You’re Ready to File a Nonprovisional Patent Application

Holding a provisional patent application pending, but failing to file a nonprovisional patent application by the one year deadline, means you lose the right to that filing …
By Mark Nowotarski
4 years ago 6

The Enforcement of Bad Patents is the Problem

Right now the best business to be in at the moment is the patent enforcement business, at least if you are concerning yourself with low-risk monetization with …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 18

Does Crowdsourcing Produce Better Patent Search Results?

Today there is a different solution for those who need to find that particularly illusive non-patent literature that typically makes up the best, most damaging prior art.  …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 7

Article One Partners Reaches $3 Million Paid to Patent Research Community

AOP, the world’s largest patent research community, has passed another significant milestone. This time the company has passed the $3 million threshold in financial rewards paid to …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

Prior Art Hunting: Signal Processing, Lithium Batteries and more

Article One Partners has just reached the $3 million milestone, having given out over $3 million to its cadre of researchers. Currently the total sum awarded by Article One …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 0

Sony Announces Partnership with Article One to Fight NPEs

Article One Partners, or AOP for short, is the world’s largest patent research community. Yesterday the company announced a partnership with Sony Corporation. AOP is supporting …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 1

Mobile App Developers Gain Ally to Fight Patent Infringement

As a result of this announcement today, AOP will help Appsterdam accomplish the organizations mandate of supporting ongoing innovation and business success in the mobile app development …
By Gene Quinn
6 years ago 3

Revolutionizing Prior Art Research: How Crowdsourcing Could Save the Angry Birds

The question may arise – what if the result of crowdsourcing is less than the proverbial "smoking gun," can it place the App Developers at a disadvantage in …
By Cheryl Milone
7 years ago 6

Wanted: Prior Art to Invalidate Lodsys Patents

Article One Partners is at it again, this time with four patents in the cross-hairs owned by the company suing Apple App Developers for patent infringement — Lodsys. …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 15

Funding Your Invention: Get Started with Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding addresses the two biggest challenges many inventors have. “What is the market for my product?” and “How do I get initial funds to produce it?” Conventional …
By Mark Nowotarski
7 years ago 38

Show Me the Money! Article One Reaches $1 Million Milestone

On Monday, March 7, 2011, Article One Partners announced that it had surpassed the $1 Million milestone and has now distributed over $1 million in reward money to Advisors. It would …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 9

Interview: Erik Iverson of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

Erik Iverson is Associate General Counsel with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, working exclusively with Foundation's Global Health initiate. Mr. Iverson works with grantees in the development …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 10

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