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Re: Patent Law: Juicy Enough for the Silver Screen
Posted by: Renay San Miguel 2008-10-14 09:07:40
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The new film "Flash of Genius" may be based on a 1960s case of patent infringement, but its David-vs.-Goliath story involving independent inventors going up against monolithic corporations continues to spin off sequels well into the 21st Century, says a Minneapolis-based patent attorney. And while the movie uses the automotive industry to tell its tale of innovation, obsession and redemption, the new dramas are being played out on the e-commerce and Internet search stages.

What I learned in College
Posted by: ab8ru 2008-10-14 09:22:48 In reply to: Renay San Miguel
Nowdays you would need to set up a report and document everything as well register it at a US Patent Office to protect yourself.

Especiallly in a society we live in it was discussed that if someone develops an idea to protect it, companies are using reports as well other documents to prove ownership.
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What was your initial reaction to news of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack?
It demonstrates that all critical infrastructure sectors are at high risk of disruption by cybercriminals.
Everyone will be paying for this attack in the form of higher energy costs.
Governments need to work more closely with private industries to protect networks for the sake of public safety.
It's a global problem. An international alliance must be formed to hold the perpetrators accountable and prevent future attacks.