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In order to show that a corporate officer or director is personally liable for infringing intellectual property, a plaintiff has to meet a different standard for copyright, trademark, and patent infringement. While the bar is set high for each standard, corporate officers and directors must...

Not-so-clever “iconization” is no substitute for smart, savvy branding, as many companies have discovered. Columnist Naseem Javed has had just about enough of this iTrend, and he's calling out overly cute marketers who fail to iDentify something original. ...

The Medical College of Wisconsin and Children's Hospital and Health System have dedicated a new biomedical research facility. The collaborative project will provide shared research space for Children's Research Institute and the Medical College's Translational and Biomedical Research Center. ...

Scott Converse believes he has his finger on the pulse of information technology workforce development issues, and as director of technology programs for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Business School, he has been involved in revamping programs for technology professionals. The latest trend, he explains, is...

Wisconsin’s women entrepreneurs will have an opportunity to be part of the Make Mine a Million business program, which seeks to inspire one million American women business owners to reach the $1 million revenue level by 2010. Wisconsin is the first state to hold a...

The speakers at the Executive Club of Chicago luncheon offered some new economic insights for 2007, but not necessarily foresight on the new Apple iPhone. In the latest edition of Carlini's Comments, columnist James Carlini handicaps their financial forecasts, and bemoans their lack of...

The best way for a CIO to gain credibility in the boardroom is to bring value to the business enterprise - both economic and strategic value, says American Family's Byrne Chapman. His Information Services Division has managed to do so with incremental improvements to the...

Epic Systems is one of the reasons that Wisconsin is in the forefront of electronic medical records, and the company would like to add 1,500 more individual offices to its Verona campus. That number is roughly 500 more than the 2,500 employees it now has...

A U.S. District court in Wisconsin has issued an injunction to enjoin Abbott Laboratories from any further sales of products that infringe on a patent held by Innogenetics, a Belgian-based biopharmaceutical firm. It is the latest in a series of court victories for Innogenetics,...