George Keller, Ph.D., chief engineer at MATRIC | Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center, addresses the Society of Plastics Engineers' ANTEC 2013 conference today in Cincinnati, Ohio. His presentation outlines the importance of differentiating between invention and innovation. The former primarily concerns the discovery or identification of something new with possible uses in the real [...]
An understanding of intellectual property is critical in the field of research and development. Below, attorney Daniel Lev of the Finnegan law firm discusses the 2011 America Invents Act. He describes the law's "sweeping change[s]," which include the significance of "first inventor" filing, new procedures for challenging patents and expedited patent review processes.