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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a decision that could reshape the way banks and high-tech firms protect their intellectual property, a federal appeals court ruled Thursday that a man’s business concept was too vague for patent protection. The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit...

It will not because there has not been a large quantities of technology hiring as there were during the Internet bubble buildup in the late 1990s, according to what Tom Silver, the CMO of the technology jobs' website Dice told CIO.com. Given that U.S. government data...

Back from his trip to BIO-Europe, columnist Michael Rosen caught a glimpse of what a tough year 2009 is looking like for biotechnology on a global scale. Nevertheless, the global need for better medicines and treatment of diseases never seems to lapse into a recession,...

A Chicago man was among those killed in widespread terrorist attacks in Mumbai, family members and the head of his Wisconsin-based company said Sunday. Sandeep "Sam" Jeswani, 43, of 1400 block of West Berwyn Avenue in the Andersonville neighborhood, died during the attacks, according to his...

Orbital Technologies Corp., a privately held Madison-based technology group, announced Monday that it is seeking private investors to embark on its next stage of growth. The 20-year-old company also recently announced that it is reorganizing itself into five separate operating groups because the technologies developed by...

The Wisconsin experience with healthcare information technology spending may run counter to national trends that point to significant cuts in IT deployment as a result of the nation's economic troubles. In this look at how the economy is impacting investments in electronic medical records and...

Madison, Wis. - The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation issued the following statement following the rejection of its stem cell patent claims before the European Patent Office. “The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) is disappointed in the decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European...

The nation's depressing economy has not prevented a Chicago-based venture capital firm with a national investment focus from raising a new, $50.1 million capital fund. In fact, the tight credit market has opened financing doors for OCA Ventures that previously were handled via working capital...