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 […]
You need 5 things to get a patent. More on that below. There Is Nothing like a Customer Here is the key, the one thing you need to make a patent worth the investment: There must be a customer for your patented invention! Otherwise, you’ll have a “paper patent” collecting dust on the shelf instead […]
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,” […]
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 […]
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