Entrepreneurs

What can inventors do in response to the controversial KSR patent reform case? When considering patent protection, they should analyze the prior art landscape, according to Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek attorneys Jeffrey McIntyre and Jonathan Fritz. In this edition of IP Law, they write that understanding...

Fiserv Inc., a Brookfield-based provider of technology and service solutions, will integrate the analytical and statistical tools of BancIntelligence after acquiring the Atlanta company for an undisclosed price. BancIntelligence's solutions will be rolled into Fiserv's bank and credit union product suite....

When American companies leave their homeland domain and venture into China, they don't necessarily take their trademarks and domain names with them, according to columnist and attorney Deborah Wilcox. In this edtion of IP Online, Wilcox offers some advice on how U.S. businesses can protect...

The Wisconsin Security Research Consortium was created to improve Wisconsin's ability to attract and retain research and development grants, especially for sensitive research. It has been funded for less than a year but already has three projects in the works as it seeks to match...

Mary Burke, the state Secretary of Commerce since 2005, will leave the post next month to concentrate on family and non-profit interests. A new secretary will be announced in the forthcoming weeks. ...

College students are not the only ones engaged in the world of social networks like MySpace and Facebook. In this edition of Buzz Networks, columnist Paul Gibler brings you up to date on some rapidly evolving social-networking trends, including the fact that corporations finally are...

Rural hospitals in Wisconsin and elsewhere are less likely to have adopted healthcare information technology like electronic medical records, but gradual progress is being made both in terms of IT deployment and patient data exchange. With the help of grant funding, Wisconsin's rural hospitals are...

What needs to be done in order to bolster downtown and suburban office building leases? How about making sure they are the intelligent office buildings required by modern businesses that compete globally, suggests columnist James Carlini. In this edition of Carlini's Comments, he maintains that...

Virtualization, the process of moving multiple applications running on multiple physical servers to a single virtual server, is gaining traction as it moves from a mere tactical tool to the more strategic role of automating network infrastructure. While long-term savings is a powerful motivator, chief...