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Opinion/Analysis

The Innovation Act: Debating How to Protect US Innovation

By | Aug 12, 2015 at 8:00 pm

The United States is known for its so-called “American Dream,” where anything is possible if you can dream it and are willing to do the work. But is the US as innovative as should be? Earlier this year, Congress reintroduced the Innovation Act, H.R. 9….

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Tsu is the Only Social Platform Where You Actually Own and Monetize Your Content

By | Nov 18, 2014 at 8:00 am

Despite all the previous media attention that highlights the issues surrounding intellectual property rights on such platforms like Facebook and Twitter, I’m sure that a vast majority of users on either network cannot say with 100 percent certainty whether they actually hold full ownership of the…

Business

3 Things Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Patent Law Reform

By | Feb 28, 2012 at 2:30 pm

If you have been thinking about protecting the Intellectual Property (IP) assets of your startup, then you’ve probably heard about the America Invents Act  (AIA). This law was enacted on September 16, 2011 and contains several important provisions that may affect startups’ U.S. patent…

Business

Troll Redux, And My Challenge to the Tech Community

By | Nov 14, 2011 at 11:30 am

My colleagues and I hosted a DCWEEK event focused on the controversial topic of patent and copyright trolls. Read my earlier TechCocktail post if you need an introduction to the topic. (And if you missed our event, check out our patent and copyright troll…