Patent Searching: Boon or Bane?
Patent Searching: Boon or Bane?

Patent searches are an important commercial tool for reasons depending on the type of search being conducted.  However, the mere act of conducting patent searches to obtain relevant information ...

Are Drinks and Liquids Patentable?
Are Drinks and Liquids Patentable?

In order to obtain a valid patent, the subject matter of a patent application must meet a minimum threshold requirement of being patentable subject matter in the first instance, and then must ...

3 Ways to Push Back Patent Costs
3 Ways to Push Back Patent Costs

As a fundamental value driver in early stage technology businesses, entrepreneur are sensibly reluctant to reduce the scope of their IP coverage due to financial constraints. With the cost of ...

How to Patent a Smartphone App
How to Patent a Smartphone App

The smartphone app market is quickly becoming one of the most fast-moving, competitive, and indeed, for those who get it right, lucrative, market sectors of the modern digital revolution.  Many ...