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May 2016

How IP Leaders Can Win C-Suite Support - Interview with Bruce Elder of IDT - Part II

Continuing the latest installment of IP Answers, IDT’s Legal Director of Intellectual Property and Licensing Bruce Elder explains how in-house counsel can get attention and budget from the C-suite for their IP program.

February 2016

Intellectual Property (IP) of the Super Bowl 2016

From advertising and touchdowns, to massive TV audiences and the always-hyped halftime concert, the Super Bowl® is the most-watched event on American television. On the field, in the stands, and behind the scenes, here are some of the key technologies and trademarks behind the National Football League’s marquee event.

December 2015

The IP of Santa's Sleigh

The intellectual property of Claus: 9 inventions that make the flight of Santa's Sleigh possible.

May 2013

USPTO to Select its Silicon Valley Location

Silicon Valley is one of the most IP intense regions in the world. The city of Sunnyvale has the highest number of inventors per capita in the world, according to recent data from the USPTO. IP has been making headlines lately with big Silicon Valley companies like Google, Apple, Yahoo and Facebook battling over their patent rights.

July 2012

Silicon Valley Gets New Patent Office

This Monday started off with good news for all those in intellectual property world in Silicon Valley and the Bay Area - the USPTO announced that 3 new regional patent offices are being opened.  In addition to the new satellite office that is opening in Detroit July 13th 2012, the other offices will be located in San Jose, Dallas and Denver. These locations were chosen based on a few key factors, dispersed equally across all time zones, and as hubs of innovation economies (Silicon Valley representing electronics and biotech, Denver representing aerospace, and Dallas representing energy). San Jose emerged to some as the most logical spot, with Silicon Valley being the top recipient of patents having more than 10,000 granted in 2010.

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