Posts Tagged: innovation


Artificial skin and medical bionics are restoring the sense of touch

It appears that we’re on the way towards the creation of an artificial skin product for bionic prostheses that would be able to restore the sense …
By Steve Brachmann 3 months ago 0

The importance of a quality patent search for strategic monetization of innovation

Properly used, a qualified search can be one of the most cost-effective and valuable tools a company can have to not only capture and create innovation, but …

Silicon Valley, small business leads the way on gun safety technology

Development is underway on a generation of guns that wouldn’t eliminate every homicide but could prevent even one massacre event, which no one could argue is …
By Steve Brachmann 4 months ago 0

Europe sees value in a strong patent system, patent owners ability to enforce patent rights

It is quite surprising to see that with all of the work being done to strengthen the patent systems across Europe with the creation of the Unified …
By Phil Hartstein 4 months ago 0

A NASA journey to nowhere may be exactly what U.S. needs

It’s unfortunate that NASA has had to operate in such a unfavorable climate, being pushed for more and more answers out of its space exploration program …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann 4 months ago 20

Flood management tech seeks to reduce risks of fatalities, property damage

The most common type of severe weather emergency that affects American citizens and property owners is flash flooding, according to the National Flood Insurance Program. Flash floods, …
By Steve Brachmann 4 months ago 0

The future of agricultural pest control is biopesticides, IoT insect monitoring systems

The Internet of Things has been lauded as a potential boon for crop production, including pest control. Automated IoT pest control systems have been developed by Spensa …
By Steve Brachmann 4 months ago 0

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 4 months ago 1

Patents, Prosperity and Political Systems

Unfortunately, we are going through another period where many see the triumvirate of big government, big business and big labor guiding an economy stuck at a 2% growth …
By Joseph Allen 5 months ago 8

Western U.S. drought sparks innovation in irrigation management, desalination

A push for innovation to solve the water crisis has been kickstarted this summer in some part due to an executive order from California Governor Jerry Brown …
By Steve Brachmann 5 months ago 1

Why you shouldn’t trust Fortune Magazine on patent policy

Like a lemming running off a cliff, Fortune author Jeff John Roberts ignores easily verifiable historical truths in what can really only be described as a hit …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann 5 months ago 3

Understanding the black box and why it can be so difficult to locate

The earlier days of black box technology well behind us, the magnetic tape recording medium has since been replaced by solid state memory to record data. Today, …
By Steve Brachmann 6 months ago 0