Posts Tagged: innovation


IV founder Edward Jung says US is losing its competitive edge in funding innovative startups

EDWARD JUNG: ''At the other end of that value chain you now have some of the most valuable companies in the entire world in places like China. …
By Gene Quinn 6 months ago 0

Protecting property rights in works of authorship spurs creative innovations

Today, copyright drives innovation in the creative industries and in other industries as well, providing tremendous economic benefits to our economy. The outputs of the creative industries …
By Sandra Aistars & Mark Schultz 6 months ago 0

The theory of patents and why strong patents benefit consumers

Consumers benefit most when patents are strongest and act to block actors. When competitors are blocked that means they cannot simply copy and flood the market with …
By Gene Quinn 6 months ago 9

The Second Mouse Gets the Cheese – The Innovator’s IP Dilemma

While the startup probably had an initial 100% market share due to a temporary de facto monopoly, such share rapidly decreases as soon as others start selling to …
By Louis Carbonneau 6 months ago 4

Patent Reform – What’s Driving the Patent Legislative Agenda?

Phil Johnson on IPR: "I think with hindsight we might say they made the mistake of relying on the Patent Office to promulgate regulations for fair proceedings …
By Gene Quinn 6 months ago 12

Multi-billion dollar industry developing for face and eye recognition systems

Biosensor technologies, a tech sector which involves the use of devices that can detect and measure biological functions in living things, is set to become a very …
By Gene Quinn & Steve Brachmann 6 months ago 0

Can better facial recognition technology prevent the next ISIL attack?

Facial recognition technologies often raise privacy concerns, but as it becomes more reliable and accurate it can also identify suspicious persons before they are able to execute …
By Steve Brachmann 6 months ago 0

Sherwin-Williams Paint Shield offers antibacterial protection against MRSA

MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, is a bacteria highly resistant to antibiotics and causes tens of thousands of invasive infections every year in Americans, often in hospital …
By Steve Brachmann 7 months ago 1

Possibility of bomb in Russian plane crash will shift focus towards bomb detection tech

Given all of these issues with these conventional bomb detection methods, what are the innovations being developed in response? One Israeli explosive detection tech developer, Tracense Systems, …
By Steve Brachmann 7 months ago 1

Innovation America: Patent Applications and Allowances by State

Looking at raw numbers, California was by far the most inventive state, with over 329,000 non-design patents filed, over 254,000 disposed, and over 180,000 allowed between 2000 and 2010. Texas, New York, …
By Tristan Gray-LeCoz 7 months ago 6

Automation will cause worker displacement but will also create jobs

Google, now Alphabet Inc., is one of the world’s most valuable companies but employs only a tenth of the number of workers of past giants of …
By Steve Brachmann 7 months ago 1

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 7 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 7 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 7 months ago 0