IP CloseUp is named a “top 50” intellectual property blog

IP CloseUp has been named by Feedspot as a top-50 intellectual property blog.

Feedspot, a news aggregator, named the top 100 IP blogs in which IP CloseUp was number 48.  IPCU beat out quality competition, including many law firm publications and those from leading IP services providers.

Criteria for inclusion on the list includes number of searchers and followers, as well as content.

“It’s an honor to be recognized as a leader in IP news and analysis, especially in the company of such publications as IP Watchdog, IAM and IP Law 360,” said Bruce Berman publisher and editor of IP CloseUp. “IPCU’s mission is to spot relevant trends early with the help of our network of IP and industry contacts.”

IP CloseUp, which first appeared in 2010, covers original and thinly reported IP developments, events, people and transactions, via weekly posts. IPCU also makes available interesting videos and reviews new books. It’s coverage of automotive inventor Robert Kearns, who was depicted in the film, “Flash of Genius,” has generated more than 75,000 visits.

For the complete top-100 list, go here

Image source: feedspot.com



  1. Hi Bruce, Hope all is well with you and the family and that you are all having a great summer. Congratulations on the award as IP CloseUp among the top IP blog cites. How is your daughter doing? 

    Our son, David, is just starting a new position as a copy writer with a startup financial company, Affirm, Inc.  It was started about six years ago by a co-founder of PayPal, Max Levchin.  They have a new financial model for helping people acquire items at more reasonable lending terms. Affirm

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    Best regards, Irv


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