Patent licensing and other technology agreements can be great tools, but a bad agreement, or an ineffective agreement process, can be strategically and financially devastating to both sides of the transaction. Check out these tips to avoid falling into common traps.Read the rest of this entry »
Yes, being a professional means that you get letters after your name, and yes it may make getting that next job a little easier, but I’d like to get your opinion on something. Can I venture to say that certification doesn’t necessarily make the engineer?Read the rest of this entry »
The ongoing saga of the Air Products attempted hostile takeover of Airgas has come to a conclusion—for now. Late Tuesday night, a year after this battle began, a Delaware Court ruled against Air Products and did not force a redemption of Airgas’s “poison pill.”Read the rest of this entry »
A First Time for Everything
Last month, the local Puget Sound section of AIChE, with help from other Washington state AIChE sections, organized the first event of its kind for the greater Pacific Northwest region (get ready for a mouthful): The AIChE Institute for Sustainability (IfS) First Regional Conference on Sustainability […]
Here’s a peak into this month’s featured article from CEP:
The patent process can be a costly journey down a long and winding road. An invention disclosure serves as a roadmap for preparing the patent application and ultimately obtaining a valid, enforceable patent.
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Are you a technical person interested in improving your ability to present expert testimony (in or out of a courtroom)?
If you’re presenting testimony for the first time or you’ve had a bad experience you’d like to learn from, these are skills worth acquiring. Presenting good and effective expert testimony is […]Read the rest of this entry »
How does an inventor, company or organization gain the most value from its innovations and new technologies?
Innovation is often cited as a “crucial determinant of competitiveness and national progress.” For example, innovation has been shown to stimulate employment. The number of new patent applications filed has long been used as […]