The Perks and Pitfalls of Creating Prolific AI Inventors

The Perks and Pitfalls of Creating Prolific AI Inventors by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy In my latest article for VentureBeat, “The Perks and Pitfalls of Creating Prolific AI Inventors“,     I discuss the debate on whether AI machines should be able to patent their inventions and policy consideration.     Have […]

Business Owners Beware: Catch Your Copyrights!

Business Owners Beware: Three Intellectual Property Traps That Ensnare Businesses by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy Copyrights Copyrights are everywhere in business: articles, blogs, brochures, catalogues, images, websites, software, manuals, marketing materials, and more. They last for the life of the author plus 70 years, and for businesses, 95 years from the date […]

Business Owners Beware: Trademark Tips

Business Owners Beware: Three Intellectual Property Traps That Ensnare Businesses by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy Trademarks Your trademarks can be the most valuable IP you own. Great care should be taken when choosing trademarks and care has to be taken to keep their value. First, you should register your trademarks with the […]

Copyright Infringement of Internet Images

Is it Lurking in Your Business? by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy Are you using images on your website that you clipped from the Internet? Do you know for sure? Did you leave these decisions to your webmaster? Are you certain you have the rights to use these images? You might get a […]

Don’t Clip & Paste!

Don’t Clip & Paste! by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy It may be simple to cut and paste of a picture from the internet to get a project completed, to show someone an example, or even use for your work moving forward. However, the costs of cutting and pasting images with copyrights can […]

$2 Billion Patent Damage Award Against Intel

$2 Billion Patent Damage Award Against Intel by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy On March 2, a jury awarded VSLI more than $2 billion in damages against Intel for infringing two patents covering technology to reduce computer chip power consumption. Highlights The technology was never used by the patent owners. The patents were […]

Creators Get a New Weapon to Protect Copyrights

Creators Get a New Weapon to Protect Copyrights by Intellectual Property Attorney Bill Honaker, the IPGuy As a creative person, you need a quick, easy and inexpensive way to collect damages for infringement. You may have gotten your wish. Soon there will be an alternative to Federal Courts. It is all due to the recently […]