Tag Archives: Intellectual Property

Greenberg Traurig’s IP Group Congratulates 4 Clients on 2018 BPLA ‘Invented Here!’ Honor

Greenberg Traurig LLP’s Boston Intellectual Property (IP) Group congratulates four of its clients – Cruzar Medsystems, Inc., Kaleidoscope, Platelet BioGenesis, and Worcester Polytechnic Institute – for being honored with the 2018 Boston Patent Law Association (BPLA) Invented Here! award for their patented innovations. Their innovations are among only 12 patents that were selected from numerous … Continue Reading

Who Owns Your IP?

Navigating IP Ownership Issues that May Otherwise Delay, Devalue, or Derail Funding and Exits Many emerging tech companies focus only on the defensive nature of intellectual property – namely, deterring competitors from stealing technological innovations or copying creative branding. While these protections are important, it can be understandably difficult to justify the associated costs when … Continue Reading

James DeCarlo to Present on Patent Eligibility Determination in a Post-Alice World

On Thursday, June 29, Greenberg Traurig’s James DeCarlo will present “Patent Eligibility Determination in a Post-Alice World: Significant Updates & Developments” on a webinar hosted by The Knowledge Group.  The panel will discuss the important issues with respect to Patent Eligibility Determination in a Post-Alice landscape. Speakers will also present and analyze the recent trends … Continue Reading

How Startups Can Avoid Costly IP Mistakes

Most startup entrepreneurs spend a significant amount of time creating business plans, product development plans, marketing plans, etc. However, startups often neglect one of the most important aspects of planning — developing a plan for the company’s intellectual property (IP) to minimize risks to the company’s intangible assets. This oversight can be a critical mistake … Continue Reading

Patent Eligibility After ‘Alice’

Nearly every patent practitioner has been impacted by the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Alice Corp. v. CLS Bank International, 134 S.Ct. 2347 (2014). Alice applied the two-part eligibility test set forth in Mayo Collaborative Services v. Prometheus Labs, 132 S.Ct. 1289 (2014), i.e., is the claim directed to ineligible subject matter and, if so, … Continue Reading

Is Your Business Good at Keeping Secrets?

As an emerging tech company, trade secrets and other confidential information can provide you with competitive advantages in the marketplace. However, as your business grows, the need to protect critical trade secrets is sometimes overlooked. Unfortunately, failure to take reasonable measures to safeguard this information may result in the inability to protect these valued assets … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Co-Hosts Investors’ Circle Beyond the Pitch: Boston

On Oct. 28, Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology practice group co-hosted the Investors’ Circle Beyond the Pitch: Impact Boston event alongside accounting firm McGladrey. Beyond the Pitch showcased 12-15 innovative companies that are solving a social and or environmental challenge and will connect those entrepreneurs to investors and advisors. Continue Reading.… Continue Reading
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