The author of the book IP Due Diligence cites U.S. government statistics measuring amounts at stake in IP deals in the billions and trillions. We believe it. My firm and I have helped clients bring in investments of as much as $200 million or more secured by IP, including patents, trade secrets and trademarks. Due diligence for yourself […]
By Erica Rickey, Practice Manager and Paralegal The economic recession of 2008 taught us that solid businesses with a brand, an IP strategy, and the drive to pursue opportunities will thrive no matter the economic climate. If you can add value for your customers, you will be successful. For example, the household name Lego came […]
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 […]
The Supreme Court recently clarified the post-AIA meaning of “on sale” in Helsinn Healthcare S.A. v. Teva Pharmaceutical USA, No. 17-1229, 2019 WL 271945 (Jan. 22, 2019).
Business—at least as waged between competitors—is war. That observation was made in 1832 by Prussian General Carl von Clausewitz in his magnum opus, On War, based on his service in the Napoleonic Wars.