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Five Special St. Patrick's Day Patents

St. Patrick's Day is just hours away, and somewhere someone is celebrating these related patents.
St. Patrick's Day is just hours away, and what started as a religious holiday honoring the patron saint now stands as a national celebration of Irish culture. In looking for fun w… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/03/five-special-st-patricks-day-patents/

Emerge 2015 Coming March 6th to SkySong

Arizona State University is looking forward to its 2015 Emerge event to be held at SkySong on March 6th.
Arizona State University is looking forward to its 2015 Emerge event, with ten teams preparing to share their creative vision of what's to come with visitors like you. Watch as the… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/02/emerge-2015-coming-march-6th-skysong/

Disney Inspires Young Innovators with Annual Imaginations Competition

For more than twenty years, Walt Disney Corp has aimed to inspire young engineers and innovators with its annual Imaginations Design Competition.
For more than twenty years, Walt Disney Corp has aimed to inspire young engineers and innovators with its annual Imaginations Design Competition. Challenging college students and r… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/02/disney-inspires-young-innovators-annual-imaginations-competition/

The Tech Behind Super Bowl XLIX

If you're not interested in the football, you may be one of thousands watching the Super Bowl simply for the commercials.
If you're not interested in the football, you may be one of thousands watching the Super Bowl simply for the commercials.  Advertisers of all kinds are securing their spot, paying… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/01/tech-behind-super-bowl-xlix/

Snapshot of A Selfie: Technology, History and Patents

People all over the world are snapping photos of themselves, but did you know that the first selfie can be traced all the way back to 1839?
sel·fie /ˈselfē/ noun informal            a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and            shared … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/01/snapshot-selfie-technology-history-and-patents/

Year in Review: Top Patent Moments of 2014

Just a few of this year's most talked-about patent stories.
As we come to the end of another great year, we thought it would be fun to look back on some of the top patent stories of 2014.  Following are a few of this year's hottest topics:… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/12/2014-review-top-patent-moments-remember/

A Real Brief History of Fake Trees

This winter, more than 80% of U.S. homes have decked the halls and put up a tree in celebration of Christmas.
This winter, more than 80% of U.S. homes have decked the halls and put up a tree in celebration of Christmas.  Each year, over 17 million real trees are harvested from the more th… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/12/real-brief-history-fake-trees/

Innovation & Expertise: What Makes A Genius?

To this day, researchers are still trying to explain the reason behind creative and intellectual superiority, more specifically asking: Is it nature or nurture that's more responsible?
We often define genius as a person demonstrating exceptional creativity or intelligence, either in general or in a specific field.  Albert Einstein is usually one of the first peo… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/12/innovation-expertise-what-makes-genius/

Disney Seeks Out Patents on Drones for Aerial Displays

Three new patent filings recently surfaced related to “a multi-drone aerial display system,” capable of moving projections screens and manipulating large marionette puppets for performances.
When it comes to the Walt Disney Company, you can forget fireworks – word has it that the company is on to bigger and better things.  Three new patent filings recently surfaced re… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/09/disney-seeks-out-patents-drones-aerial-displays/

Washington Redskins Lose Trademark, File Appeal

As the 2014 football season approaches, controversy over the Washington Redskins team name continues to build.
As the 2014 football season approaches, controversy over the Washington Redskins team name continues to build. In June, the USPTO made the bold decision to take away six of the… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/08/washington-redskins-lose-trademark-file-appeal/

5 Surprising Facts About Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak

Commonly known as "Woz," this guy was there from the very beginning, inventing the Apple I and II and helping his friend and colleague Steve Jobs change the tech world
Most people jump straight to Jobs when they hear the word Apple, but the company's co-founder Steve-Wozniak is definitely worth getting to know.  Commonly known as "Woz," this guy… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/08/5-surprising-facts-about-apple-co-founder-steve-wozniak/

Adam Carolla Won't Back Down: Podcasting Patent Suit Continues

Adam Carolla and Personal Audio LLC are still at it, battling over the comedian's alleged infringement of a patent related to podcasting, after denying PA's offer to dismiss the case.
 Adam Carolla and Personal Audio LLC are still at it, battling over the comedian's alleged infringement of a patent related to podcasting - a "system for disseminating media conte… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/08/adam-carolla-wont-back-down-podcasting-patent-suit-continues/

5 Innovative Businessmen Who Started with Nothing

These successful entrepreneurs started out with nothing, but with some hard work and good business sense they rose to the top.
These five men may be incredibly wealthy and successful now, but they didn’t start out that way.     John Paul Dejoria, owner of Paul Mitchell Systems and Patron Tequila, might… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/07/5-innovative-businessmen-who-started-nothing/

FIFA World Cup Premiers New Goal Line Technology

After years of controversial goal calls, FIFA has finally implemented Goal Line Technology into the World Cup.
After years of controversial goal calls, FIFA has finally implemented Goal Line Technology into the World Cup.  The GoalControl 4D system consists of 14 high-speed cameras set up … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/07/fifa-world-cup-premiers-new-goal-line-technology/

Michael Jackson Rocks the Billboard Music Awards Despite Patent Suit

Last weekend's Billboard Music Awards were a huge success. The live program broadcasted Sunday pulled in record ratings, with over 11 million viewers tuning in from home to watch … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/michael-jackson-rocks-billboard-music-awards-despite-patent-suit/

Podcasting Patent Update: Adam Carolla, Amazon and the EFF

We've mentioned before that comedy-king Adam Carolla (star of the The Adam Carolla Show) is caught in a patent mess. The comedian's podcast network ACE Broadcasting is just one of… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/podcasting-patent-update-adam-carolla-amazon-eff/

Adam Carolla Fights Patent Troll to Save Podcasts

Adam Carolla, best known for his work on The Man Show and The Adam Carolla Show, is suiting up to join the war ag...
Adam Carolla, best known for his work on The Man Show and The Adam Carolla Show, is suiting up to join the war against patent trolls. The comedian is being su… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/adam-carolla-fights-patent-troll-save-podcasts/

Quirky, GE, Andy Samberg and Bill Nye in “A Night of Invention.”

Just last Saturday executives, engineers and inventors from all over gathered in Austin for the Quirky+GE “Night of Invention...
Just last Saturday executives, engineers and inventors from all over gathered in Austin for the Quirky+GE “Night of Invention,” an innovative addition to this year’s South by Sout… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/quirky-ge-andy-samberg-and-bill-nye-night-invention/

True Blood, Beverages, and One Weird Patent

For years now young adult entertainment series’ like Twilight, Underworld and True Blood have been sweeping the nation, pro...
For years now young adult entertainment series’ like Twilight, Underworld and True Blood have been sweeping the nation, proving that few can resist the allure of glittering vamp… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/true-blood-beverages-and-one-weird-patent/

Celebrity Innovation and Patents: The Great and Powerful Oz

Dr. Mehmet Oz- cardiothoracic surgeon and daytime talk show host- is probably best known for his appearances on the Oprah W...
Dr. Mehmet Oz- cardiothoracic surgeon and daytime talk show host- is probably best known for his appearances on the Oprah Winfrey Show as a featured health expert. While h… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/celebrity-innovation-and-patents-great-and-powerful-oz/

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