The America Invents Act mandated a series of reports to be published in order to provide guidance to Congress to formulate policy, or to consider any necessary revisions to the legislation. The first two reports have been published: “International Patent Protection for Small Businesses” looks at issues that small US companies may face in seeking [...]
The Leahy Smith America Invents Act was signed by President Obama on 16th September 2011, bringing to culmination a succession of proposed revisions to Patent Law in the US. However, some commentators are expecting the new act to be subjected to revision as a consequence of concerns about potential loopholes. As far as laboratory notebooks [...]
With the passage of the America Invents Act by the House of Representatives on June 23 and of similar legislation by the Senate in March, the United States is on the verge of implementing the most sweeping patent reform in decades. Follow this link to the article ‘Balancing Disclosure, Protection of Trade Secrets, and Patentability [...]
PowerPoint Records PowerPoint can be misused just as badly as a person trying to hammer a nail into a wooden board with a wet noodle.
Let’s first consider its avowed purpose as a speaker’s aid.
I recently attended a presentation put on by a very large vendor in the records business. All of the presenters [...]