intellectual property

Trends in Informatics

by Mike May, PhD
In this Q&A, DrugPatentWatch.com CEO Yali Friedman discusses his extensive interest in information and how to collect and analyze data

Changing the Rules

by F. Key Kidder

It has been over 40 months since President Obama signed the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) into law in September 2011, climaxing years of feverish legislative wrangling. AIA was heralded as a game-changer, the dawning of an equitable intellectual property (IP) regimen that rewarded research scientists and innovators beset by ineffectual patent processes and procedures.

Your IP or My IP?

by Lab Manager

Likely the most successful company to result from university research innovation was Google. But, when such a startup comes out of a university, which party owns the intellectual property (IP) rights?