Thought you may enjoy reading this. American Made: The Impact of Immigrant Entrepreneurs and Professionals on U.S. Competitiveness.
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Great article from the WSJ. New Republican legislators should come down Capitol Hill to the National Museum of American History, which displays a device that in 1849 was granted U.S. patent 6469. It enabled a boat’s “draught of water to be readily lessened” so it could “pass over bars, or through shallow water.” George F. Will –… Read more »
While the United States has long been recognized worldwide as the leader in medical innovation, new studies show that we may be losing our global edge. The foremost challenges facing U.S. medical innovation were recently identified in a comprehensive report of the Battelle Technology Partnership Practice commissioned by the Council for American Medical Innovation. Activities… Read more »
Over the past 30 years, scientists have synthesized a series of neuropeptides (like those occurring naturally in the brain) that offer huge potential for treating neurological diseases—from depression to Alzheimer’s. But there’s a problem: these neuropeptides are metabolized on their way to the brain. Working at the IU School of Medicine, Professor Michael Kubek and… Read more »
By Tony Armstrong The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) has announced the formation of the Medical Innovation and Competitiveness (MedIC) Coalition, a new alliance comprised of both venture capital firms and their life sciences portfolio companies. The MedIC Coalition will be a united voice in Washington D.C. advocating for policies and regulations that advance U.S…. Read more »
By Tony Armstrong I came across this interesting article on how the Bayh-Dole Act came about and thought I would share it. You can read the full article on the link below. The Enactment of Bayh-Dole, An Inside Perspective | IPWatchdog.com | Patents & Patent Law.
By Tony Armstrong The other day I posted information on patents and trademarks. Following up, here are 2 more ways (and their legal definitions) to protect intellectual property; Copyrights Copyright laws protect written or artistic expressions fixed in a tangible medium – novels, poems, songs or movies. A copyright protects the expression of an… Read more »
By Tony Armstrong People often ask me “how do I protect my idea?” There are many ways to do so – the important thing is to do it. Probably best to consult your attorney but here are two of the more ‘popular’ categories of intellectual property: Patents When you register your invention with the government—a… Read more »