Thomas Edison famously said: “I have not failed. I have just found ten thousand ways that won’t work.” After hundreds of experiments with different materials
The United States Supreme Court and the Congress have moved to weaken patents over the past seven years without realizing the inherent danger to national
In an information age that worships data and transparency, the trade or business secret has never been more valuable. “Secrets” is an essential guide to
Which companies are truly (disruptively) innovative and which are merely using their R&D to maintain a low-growth franchise has become the subject of worthy debate.
It is unclear that companies with the most significant increases in R&D spending are securing more, better quality or valuable patents. A random study of
It’s unclear whether attempts by lawmakers and the courts to rein-in invalid patents and bad patent-holder behavior have succeeded in improving the system. Whatever the
Patent Yield-Per-R&D Dollar Varies Widely by Industry, Technology & Business Model For most businesses obtaining patents and costly R&D go together like love and marriage
“Build, License, Buy or Steal?” For many businesses abundant R&D and patent filings provide a good foundation for innovation and sales freedom. But that may be