In my January 2 blog I wrote about the language used in patents, and more specifically, the unusual words that pop up in the titles of patents.
One of the companies being granted a patent with the start of the New Year is WiTricity Corp., about which I wrote in three of my blogs in 2014.
As 2014 came to a close and the New Year was ringing in, I found myself thinking about patent grants that could help me discover technologies that might come to market in the next few years.
The start of the Christmas holiday shopping frenzy is about a month away.
Once upon a time, a man drew an animated mouse, and the world was changed forever.
Cyber-security is front of mind these days, and even the cover story of the current issue of Connected World.
Whatever your belief may be about global warming induced by human activity as the cause for the changing weather patterns we are experiencing across the planet, the changes will have ecological, economic and geopolitical impact.
At the end of July, and to be specific, on July 28, the world commemorated the start of World War 1, a war that became a cataclysm setting off so much of the global unrest we experience today.
Earlier in my career, I worked in mid-town Manhattan (the heart of New York City). Every working day, I would commute an hour to and an hour from the city on Metro-North, one of the larger metropolitan train systems in the U.S.
It looks like some of our favorite companies have shaken off the summer doldrums and are back to normal levels of patent grants.
Unicorns are the stuff of legends, and some recent fantasy movies. From creatures that people in medieval times believed were real, to their use as psychological archetypes and advertising props in recent times, what they looked like was unchanging.
This week, we appear to be in the grasp of the Summer Doldrums. I have 103 technology companies on my patent “watch list.”
I’d wager that there is no adult in the world that has not heard the aphorism, “Guilty by association,” or a similar non-English version. Used as either a behavioral warning by parents throughout time, or as a condemnation of a person or company because of their association with some form or wrongdoing or ethical misbehavior, it is decidedly a negative connotation.