Posts Tagged: innovation


Innovation A, B, C’s: Amazon, Boehringer and Chevron Disrupt World’s Top Innovator List

According to Thomson Reuters 2015 list of Top 100 Global Innovators, Amazon and several other established players in mature markets are proving that it’s not just start-ups that …
By Laura Gaze
6 months ago 1

IBM, Microsoft and Alphabet working towards the dawn of quantum computing

Unlike classical computing, which relies on bits that take on values of either 1 or 0 in order to process information, quantum computing relies on qubits. Qubits can take …
By Steve Brachmann
6 months ago 0

Space Technology Hall of Fame includes NASA tech made because of research into space travel

The unintended positive impacts of research and development pursued in the improvement of space flight have been a topic of conversation here on IPWatchdog in recent months. …
By Steve Brachmann
6 months ago 0

US close to innovation heart attack, warns Priceline founder Jay Walker

Jay Walker: "Any marketplace that cannot make a deal without filing a lawsuit in federal court is in deep trouble... The results of this mess are sad …
By Gene Quinn
7 months ago 24

As U.S. makes it harder for innovation, companies must diversify overseas to Europe, China

“At the end of the day innovation is important,” Jung explained before he lamented the fact that the United States “seems to be making it harder and …
By Gene Quinn
7 months ago 5

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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
7 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
8 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
8 months ago 6