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Patenting Software and Beyond: A Guide to Understanding Alice and its Impact

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Patenting Software and Beyond: A Guide to Understanding Alice and its Impact

One of the biggest challenges for tech companies today is adapting their patent strategy to recent changes in the law.

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HUMAN RESOURCES AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: HOW TO IMPLEMENT CONFIDENTIALITY POLICIES

HUMAN RESOURCES AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: HOW TO IMPLEMENT CONFIDENTIALITY POLICIES

This is Part Two of a two-part blog series on the role your human resources department can play in implementing…

7 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL RELATIONSHIP WITH OUTSIDE PATENT COUNSEL

7 TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL RELATIONSHIP WITH OUTSIDE PATENT COUNSEL

While some legal issues are best managed in-house, there are many instances where engaging outside counsel is necessary — especially…

9 FACTORS AFFECTING THE COST OF PATENT PROTECTION

9 FACTORS AFFECTING THE COST OF PATENT PROTECTION

If you’re running a tech company, you’ll inevitably find yourself asking: How much does it cost to file a patent application?…

HUMAN RESOURCES AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: CREATING EFFECTIVE HIRING PRACTICES

HUMAN RESOURCES AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY: CREATING EFFECTIVE HIRING PRACTICES

This is Part One of a two-part blog series on the role your human resources department can play in implementing…

WHAT IS PRIOR ART?

WHAT IS PRIOR ART?

One of the most common reasons the USPTO gives for rejecting claims in patent applications is prior art. Prior art…

INTERNATIONAL PATENT PROTECTION: DEVELOPING A GLOBAL STRATEGY

INTERNATIONAL PATENT PROTECTION: DEVELOPING A GLOBAL STRATEGY

Early-stage tech companies often focus on establishing themselves in the domestic market first, meaning that they only consider breaking into…

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PATENT AND A TRADE SECRET?

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A PATENT AND A TRADE SECRET?

At Henry Patent Law Firm, we’re often approached by owners of technology-driven startups who want to understand their options for…

9 COMMON MISTAKES STARTUPS MAKE DURING THE PATENT PROCESS

9 COMMON MISTAKES STARTUPS MAKE DURING THE PATENT PROCESS

For any tech company, filing a patent application is an important step if you want to protect and commercialize your…

7 REASONS YOUR HIGH-TECH BUSINESS NEEDS PATENTS

7 REASONS YOUR HIGH-TECH BUSINESS NEEDS PATENTS

Conventional wisdom suggests that businesses that innovate should also take every available step to protect their work — such as…

SHOULD WE FILE A PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATION?

SHOULD WE FILE A PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATION?

Depending on who you talk to, you might hear that filing a provisional patent application is always a mistake, or…

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