Patent

A patent (/ˈpætənt/ or /ˈpeɪtənt/) is a set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention. An invention is a solution to a specific technological problem and is a product or a process. Patents are a form of intellectual property.The procedure for granting patents, requirements placed on the patentee, and the extent of the exclusive rights vary widely between countries according to national laws and international agreements. Typically, however, a granted patent application must include one or more claims that define the invention.
Posts about Patent
  • Supreme Court releases printer cartridges from patent prison

    … that could refill your old cartridges at a fraction of the price of buying a new one. For years the printer companies battled with these services claiming refilling the cartridges violated their patents. Yesterday, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that argument was invalid. The ruling stemmed from a lawsuit brought about by printer manufacturer…

    Greg's Corner- 13 readers -
  • 4 Ways to Protect Your Intellectual Property as a Software Company

    … You are a small business owner, nowhere near the level of Apple or Google. So you don’t believe your brand requires a tremendous amount of protection. But your thoughts could never be more wrong. The logo that you created, the brand that you are developing, the concepts and software that you are producing—they all have value that is worth more…

    Growmap- 35 readers -
  • Is Google+ Without Authorship Worth Using?

    By now, everyone in the SEO world knows that Google canceled Authorship because "it isn't as useful to our users as we'd hoped." From now on, you'll never see an author's photo next to his or her articles in Google. Google's official statement is that "removing Authorship generally does not seem to reduce traffic to sites," but I'm calling baloney.

    MarketingProfs- 7 readers -
  • Android’s New Feature Paves Way for Apps Replacing Web

    …, and for several good reasons. First, many users still use their laptop or desktop computer to access the Internet. Second, not all websites have a companion mobile app. Third, downloading mobile apps takes time, bandwidth, storage space, and screen estate. For those reasons, it makes sense to use your mobile device’s browser to access the majority…

    Dan Cristo/ Search Engine Watchin SEO Google- 8 readers -