Intellectual Property

Google Applies for a Patent for a Watch that takes your Blood without Needles

Good deal of activity (commercial and intellectual property) these days in health and lifestyle monitoring bands worn on the wrist. As this piece says, the Google patent application does not mean there’ll be a corresponding product – patents are usually applied for well before final testing and commercial viability studies. Watch the space (apologies for […]

Tips to help Entrepreneurs get US Patent Protection Right

Good US-oriented piece underlining how important it is for entrepreneurs to build real client/patent attorney working partnerships.  As the piece suggests, filing Provisional Patent Applications is a good thing. Care is, of course, needed to ensure they confer their filing date on subject-matter claimed in the entrepreneur’s follow-on patent applications in other jurisdictions.  Where that important-to-crucial goal […]