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Recent changes in patent law demand that patentees making unsolicited licensing proposals change their tactics and plan their strategy before mailing demand letters, according to attorney Charles Crueger of Michael Best & Friedrich. He writes that any company that doesn't take these new rules of...

Citing strong performance in its financial institution segments, Fiserv, Inc. reported a net income of $113.5 million during the first quarter of 2007. The company also reported $1.2 billion in total revenues for the three-month period, an increase of 11 percent over the same quarter...

In a move to bring together multiple imaging technologies in a central clinical content managing system, Aurora Health Care will install the Evercore clinical information management product developed by Milwaukee's TeraMedica. ...

Whether the device is a bot network or a zero-day attack, the cyber underworld is after the easy target, and the target most often is data, according to the latest Internet Security Threat Report issued by Symantec. The report, which provides information on the Internet...

In the battle of brand images, the theme-based city is becoming dominant in certain areas. In this edition of Name Bank, columnist Naseem Javed notes that a city name is not necessarily the most important thing in creating a stronger brand. That lies in building...

After extolling the virtues of the Illinois-Wisconsin piece of the so-called Mega-Metro Center complex, columnist James Carlini heard from readers who wondered where Indiana fits in. The Hoosier state may very well be a thriving part of this connection, he writes, but it has a...

How do chief information officers evaluate whether software applications actually deliver the promised benefits and help the company make money? We spoke to David Cagigal, the chief technology at Alliant Energy Corp., who cited a missing piece that often throws even the best implementation calculations...

Mirus Bio Corp. is in a collaborative mood. First, the Madison biotlechnology company agrees to develop its lead therapuetic with the French firm Transgene S.A., and now it has received a $900,000 federal grant to develop a microRNA detection tool with a researcher at the...

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Biomedical Engineering Center already puts on an annual design event at the end of each spring semester, but this year it has expanded its annual BME Translational Research and Design Conference and Expo to invite manufacturers interested in biomedical products. ...