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Honoring 25 Years of Lemelson-MIT Prize Winners: 2001 Winner Raymond Kurzweil

We’ll skip ahead a few years to 2001 in our short list of notable Lemelson-MIT Prize winners, as we focus on the winner from 2001: Raymond Kurzweil.

Honoring 25 Years of Lemelson-MIT Prize Winners: 1997 Winner Douglas Engelbart

As we continue our series honoring 25 years of Lemelson-MIT Prize winners, we turn next to the winner in 1997: Douglas Engelbart. There is not a single computer user on Earth who hasn’t benefitted from Engelbart’s contribution to technology. Perhaps you’ve heard of it—the computer mouse.

March 2021 Patent News: The Smart, the Fast, and the Adventurous

What contributes most to a modern, advancing society? It isn’t technology, per se, but rather how that technology is used. However, to have a society that thrives, a little enjoyment should be added to the mix.

February 2021 Patent News: Getting Better All the Time

In a world tired of quarantining for Covid-19, many communities are seeing a decline in the members’ general state of emotional well-being. One Chinese company thinks they have just the patented device to heal that, while an American automobile company thinks it could be as easy as sharing a smile. And of course, no one is happy without fully-charged iPhones, so Apple is doing their part for society as well.

Celebrating National Inventors’ Day and the Lemelson-MIT Prize

 

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Last-Minute Holiday Gift Ideas for the Invention Obsessed

November 2020 Patent News: A Gateway to the Moon

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September 2020 Patent News: It’s All About Where We’re Going

Now that many countries have lifted quarantining restrictions, the news in the world of IP focuses on how people can get from here to there. Hopefully, they will do so safely, or we’ll have to get back into vaccine watch. Here’s where the transportation industry is going.

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Should the Company Make or Buy an IP Portfolio?

Let’s return now to the mental image of a piece of real estate. If your parcel of real estate is “landlocked” because someone else owns all of the adjacent property, you have no way of reaching your parcel unless you and the other landowner reach an agreement to provide an easement, or a license to cross the land.

July 2020 Patent News: Impending Disasters and Patent Races

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