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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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HOW SMART TECH EXECUTIVES APPROACH THE PATENT PROCESS: 5 INGREDIENTS FOR SUCCESS

HOW SMART TECH EXECUTIVES APPROACH THE PATENT PROCESS: 5 INGREDIENTS FOR SUCCESS

According to MIT Sloan Management Review, a company’s IP strategy is most likely to be successful when its executives are highly involved…

SHOULD SOFTWARE STARTUPS SEEK PATENT PROTECTION?

SHOULD SOFTWARE STARTUPS SEEK PATENT PROTECTION?

Software patents are somewhat controversial in both the legal and technical worlds. There’s a well-documented public policy debate about whether…

INTERNATIONAL PATENT PROTECTION FOR STARTUPS: 6 FACTORS TO CONSIDER

INTERNATIONAL PATENT PROTECTION FOR STARTUPS: 6 FACTORS TO CONSIDER

Given today’s interconnected global economy, tech companies should always consider foreign patent protection. But because of the high costs, you should prioritize filing in jurisdictions that actually offer your business a competitive advantage.

WHAT INVESTORS WANT TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR IP STRATEGY

WHAT INVESTORS WANT TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR IP STRATEGY

If you’re running an early-stage tech company, you’re probably thinking about how you’re going to raise funding. But it can…

WE’RE A STARTUP. DO WE REALLY NEED A PATENT ATTORNEY?

WE’RE A STARTUP. DO WE REALLY NEED A PATENT ATTORNEY?

The cost of obtaining patent protection can run high. Because many tech startups are operating under a limited budget, they…

HOW TO LAUNCH A PATENT PORTFOLIO: 7 STRATEGIC STEPS

HOW TO LAUNCH A PATENT PORTFOLIO: 7 STRATEGIC STEPS

We’ve previously discussed the various reasons to consider seeking patent protection and the value of patent applications. Building a patent portfolio…

HOW TO STRENGTHEN YOUR PATENT PORTFOLIO AGAINST “PREEMPTIVE STRIKE” IPR CHALLENGES

HOW TO STRENGTHEN YOUR PATENT PORTFOLIO AGAINST “PREEMPTIVE STRIKE” IPR CHALLENGES

When the America Invents Act (AIA) came into force in 2012 and 2013, it introduced a new USPTO procedure called inter…

7 BUSINESS BEST PRACTICES FOR PROTECTING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

7 BUSINESS BEST PRACTICES FOR PROTECTING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

We frequently work with tech companies who need to protect confidential and proprietary information about their technology. If you’re in…

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…

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…

THREE THINGS TECH FOUNDERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PATENTS

THREE THINGS TECH FOUNDERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT PATENTS

Intellectual property (IP) is a valuable asset for any company, and even more so for tech startups, as patents can…

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