Should You Trademark Your Name on Your Product?

What’s at risk in surname trademarks Entrepreneurship is booming and with it come new products on the market every day. It’s easy to understand why anyone who spent so much time, effort and money creating a product would want their…

Patent Trolling – A Growth Industry?

Patent trolling is currently a legalized method of extorting businesses for profit. The word troll conjures up childhood images of grotesque creatures hiding under bridges waiting to pounce on unsuspecting travelers.  Well, patent trolls aren’t too different – they prey…

Regulating 3D Printer Designs

Is printing of 3D firearms a first step? I read an interesting article about 3D printing of firearms.  Essentially, the article reports that the Danish 3D tech company, Create It REAL, designed software that prevents the printing of 3D firearms….

Insuring Trademark Infringement Claims

Better protection needed by the insurance industry When it comes to providing clear coverage for trademark infringement claims, the insurance industry is doing a poor job. That’s scary because of the rapid increase in this type of litigation due to…

Sociological Impact of 3D Printing

Is an open-source file and 3D printing free-for-all ahead? I have a fascination with technology, particularly nano technology and the growth of 3D printing.  I am especially intrigued from a sociological standpoint. What impact will these new technologies have on our future…

3D Printers Will Change the World as We Know It

 And what risks do 3D printers pose to businesses? 3D printing (or additive manufacturing) is a technology that will change society so profoundly it defies the imagination. Reading “The Printed World” showed me the possibility innovation where it will be just…

When Should You Buy Intellectual Property Abatement Insurance?

Understanding what Intellectual Property Abatement Insurance covers Inventors, patent holders and current product liability clients seeking insurance that to protect their intellectual property rights should purchase Intellectual Property Abatement Insurance. Intellectual Property Abatement Insurance covers litigation expenses up to the policy limit…

Intellectual Property Abatement Insurance

Why your attorney may discourage you from buying it In the best interest of their clients, many attorneys recommend that clients purchase Intellectual Property Abatement coverage. This is so their clients have the financial means to enforce their Intellectual Property…