1. Best Way to Protect Your Brilliant Ideas

    Best Way to Protect Your Brilliant Ideas
    How do you know when to patent, trademark, or a license your idea? We grilled the CEO of General Patent Corp. to find out. Everyone has ideas. What matters is whether you turn those ideas into action. That... and whether you protect the ideas you put into action. Here's another in my series where I choose a topic, pick someone smarter than me, and we discuss. (There's a list of previous installments at the end of this article.) This time I talked to Alexander Poltorak, founder and CEO of General Patent Corporation, an intellectual property firm that focuses on IP strategy, valuation, licensing, and enforcement. He's taught biomathematics at Cornell and physics at Touro, and he guest lectures at Columbia. (In his case that whole "smarter than me" thing is a massive understatement.) The topic: Patents are the new currency of a knowledge-based economy... so how can ...
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