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R&D Mining for Patentable Ideas

R&D Mining for Patentable Ideas

Remember the story about a drunkard searching for his keys under a streetlight, simply because that is where the light is?  Does this story have any parallels to your current efforts to increase your patent portfolio?

Design Patents & Wearable Devices

Design Patents & Wearable Devices

Wearable devices for monitoring health, wellness, and fitness comprise a rapidly growing industry that many outdoors and athletic companies are capitalizing on.  For example, a quick look at the USPTO patent database shows that nearly 5500 utility patents mentioning the term wearable device have issued since the beginning of 2016.