Author: WTN News

In the interest of its own efficiency, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is proposing rule changes that would restrict the ability of patent applicants to file and prosecute multiple related applications — and would alter your approach to claiming your invention....

Madison, Wis. - Are state government information technology consolidation projects bound to be expensive, problematic, and time-consuming? Not necessarily, but a research analyst from Gartner, Inc. said there are common reasons they run into problems....

The CEO of Wisconsin security business says the federal government's use of commercial software, often built overseas by less expensive software developers, presents an opportunity for cyber terrorists and rogue nations to threaten America's security. ...

Madison, Wis. - A California consumer watchdog contends the U.S. Supreme Court's recent eBay ruling weakens the position of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation regarding its stem cell patent, but a WARF spokesman said a recent $1 million jury award says otherwise....

Madison, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle has signed a bill to eliminate red tape for UW researchers. Doyle said the law would help researchers more quickly turn research ideas into potential business opportunities. ...

Milwaukee, Wis. - Technology executive and author Tom Kelley calls them devil's advocates. Guy Kawasaki, another notable executive author, calls them bozos. Whatever label or moniker one attaches to them, they are the people in business organizations who act as speed bumps or roadblocks to...