Author: beemlaw

Is Your Invention Smart?

By Alex Shtraym, Patent Attorney The world is changing. It sounds a little harsh perhaps, but “dumb” devices are a thing of the past. Instead, the market is flooded with “smart” devices: smart phones, smart TVs, smart watches, smart appliances, etc. In no time, urban areas will classify themselves as smart cities, leaving you to […]

Power Through – There’s So Much You Can DO

By Erica Rickey, Practice Manager and Paralegal New opportunities and inventions lie around every corner. From the earliest recorded histories to the present day, people have solved problems and improved their worlds. We are seeing the same inventive spirit from our own clients, who are driving change in their industries by developing and improving technologies […]

A Time To Invent

To everything…there is a season…and a time to every purpose – Pete Seeger, from Eccl. 3:1 (KJV) In 1929, Bill Lear, his friend Elmer Wavering, and their girlfriends drove from their town of Quincy, Illinois to a scenic spot to watch the sun set over the Mississippi River. “I wish this car had a radio,” […]

Innovating Through the Turn

Your business has changed. Online orders and delivery? You’re stretched. Medical care? Sanitation? Immunology? Every challenge brings an opportunity. Video conferencing? You’re setting records. Are you taking your product line and computerizing it? Adding intelligence, connectivity, security? The world belongs to the niche business—the specialty company. Whether you’re in aircraft or zinc or anywhere in […]