Why intellectual property is profitable

By David French The theme of this website is getting technology, to market. This is an honorable objective. Indeed, I would like to present why intellectual property is a key part of the

Published on: April 25th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Open source champion supports Microsoft in i4i patent challenge

At this stage of Microsoft Corp’s protracted patent battle against Toronto software developer i4i Inc., the Redmond, Wash.-based company appears to be getting support from an unlikely quarter. Russell McOrmond, software author and

Published on: April 25th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Why intellectual property is profitable

By David French The theme of this series is getting technology, to market. This is an honorable objective. Indeed, I would like to present why intellectual property is a key part of the

Published on: April 6th, 2011 ITBusiness Staff

Apple’s lawsuit against HTC could be bad for … everyone

I'm not a reflexive enemy of the U.S. patent system. But having spent the day mulling over Apple's lawsuit against High Tech Computer (HTC) over smartphone-related patents, it still feels like the move

Published on: March 4th, 2010 Harry McCracken and Dan Nystedt

10 gadget patents that would make awesome products

Gadget patents can change the world, as everyone from Alexander Graham Bell to Steve Jobs has proved. Some of our favorite gadget-related patents, however, are for technologies and products that haven't changed much

Published on: January 22nd, 2010 Harry McCracken