Category Archives: Intellectual Property

A System for Capturing Your Biggest Business Value.

The Most Valuable Business Asset is Intellectual Property Every business has intangible assets like reputation, brand equity and customer good-will, but intellectual property contributes the greatest value. This includes trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licenses, and patents. So it’s a mystery why most businesses ignore these assets. They all have systems to track inventory, revenue, and […]

“You Can Win” is Dangerous Advice

Very few businesses want to win a lawsuit, especially over intellectual property. They’re expensive, distracting and rarely satisfying. What you want is your problem solved, the lawsuit stopped, and the legal fees ended. IP litigation is a business decision that likely has a business solution. It’s not a lawsuit to win, but a problem to […]

Is AI Going to Take My Job?

By Bill Honaker, The IP Guy I’ve been intrigued by artificial intelligence ever since Steven Thaler first attempted to patent a couple of inventions that he claimed were created entirely by a creative machine, which he called DABAS. DABAS stands for, “Device for the Autonomous Bootstrapping of Unified Science.” He also tried to get copyright […]

What Should I Do Frst?

 A great question from a small business owner A new business owner recently asked, “With limited time and resources, what should I do first?” As a small business, protecting your intellectual property (IP) is crucial for ensuring the success and longevity of your company. Without proper IP protection, your branding, unique ideas, and inventions could […]