The question of where AI sits in the legal personhood stack isn’t as simple as it may seem (i.e. “nowhere”) — but the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office today declared that, as with
Keegan Caldwell Contributor Share on X Keegan Caldwell is the global managing partner and founder at Caldwell, a premier law firm specializing in high-growth technology and life sciences companies. C
To maximize your chances of getting the patent filing process right, here are four tips that will help protect your work so you can capitalize on it.
Hiring patent counsel is a critical step for inventors seeking to secure and maintain patent protection for their inventions.
Intellectual property (IP) protection can be a vital part of a company’s journey from young upstart to billion-dollar behemoth, safeguarding all its technologists’ hard work while adding t
The federal government agency responsible for granting patents and trademarks has confirmed it inadvertently exposed about 61,000 filers’ private addresses in a years-long data spill. The U.S. P
IPRally, a Finnish startup building a knowledge graph-based patent search engine, has raised €10 million ($10.8 million) in a Series A round of funding. Founded in 2018, IPRally is one of a number o
One way to curb competition in other countries is to file a patent in each of those countries. However, the cost of filing a patent in every country can be prohibitive even for the largest companies.
For startups, ensuring their intellectual property and commercial contracts are in order can be helpful to achieving a smooth financing.
We believe in a future where psychedelic therapy will be as common as going to the dentist, but the path won’t be easy.
We are at the very beginnings of a long period of change in the interplay of technology and the law in terms of intellectual property, but it is equally clear to me that the play has started to move.
Simply put, Big Tech benefits from stealing IP. The legal costs and potential damages, if ever issued after years of litigation, are paltry by comparison.
Way back in January 2020, Sonos sued Google over patent infringement. Today, the streaming speaker company scored an early victory with the U.S. International Trade Commission. A preliminary ruling pe
When Elon Musk stood onstage at Tesla’s Battery Day in September and promised to cut lithium-ion battery prices in half, he claimed some of the savings would come from reinventing the dirty and comp
Nearly four years ago, we wrote about a battle between Cloudflare, the San Francisco-based internet security and performance company, and Blackbird Technologies, a firm that quickly amassed dozens o
LOT Network, the nonprofit that helps businesses of all sizes and across industries defend themselves against patent trolls by creating a shared pool of patents to immunize themselves against them, to
An increasing number of higher education institutions are investing in entrepreneurial pipelines that help students launch startups after graduation.
One year in, the COVID-19 global health pandemic continues to have something of a dragging effect on many aspects of life. But today, a key bellwether for how technology is developing underscored how
IPRally, a burgeoning startup out of Finland aiming to solve the patent-search problem, has raised €2 million in seed funding. Leading the round is JOIN Capital and Spintop Ventures, with participat
As subscriptions become an increasingly alluring business model, fintechs will be forced to consider whether or not this proven strategy is worth the risk.