Patent It and Grow Rich! @ CSUF Startup Incubator

Today at 6pm at the CSUF Startup Incubator in Placentia we welcome patent attorney John Connors to speak about patents and how they are a vitally important aspect of every startup, whether they know it or not. To get a ticket and please go to our event page. Guiding Entrepreneurs, Inventors, and Developers through the […]

CSUF Patent Troll Seminar – Full Video At this seminar, panelists Roger N. Behle (IP litigator at Foley, Bezek, Behle & Curtis, LLP), Jerry Conrey (Principal at Conrey Insurance Brokers) and Dr. Robert Kovacev (Professor of Finance at CSUF) discussed: The role of a patent troll and how to identify one Other intellectual property threats Current and pending legislation designed to […]

Top 10 Patent Troll Facts

Apple is the number one patent troll victim with 171 patent troll lawsuits from 2009 to 2013. The number of patent suits filed by Patent Assertion Entities (Patent Trolls) has tripled in the last two years. Small and medium businesses represented 90% of the defendants sued. Patent litigation is very expensive; the average suit in […]

Patent Trolls: Who or What Are They Anyway?

So what exactly is a patent troll? A patent troll can be a person or an entity who attempts to enforce or protect patent rights. Typically, the patent troll is on the hunt for patent infringers with the hope of stopping the infringement while collecting money. This pursuit may include a lawsuit or the threat […]

Patent Trolls Are On the Hunt for Businesses Like Yours

If you think that patent trolling is an issue that affects only large corporations, think again. Small businesses like yours are often targeted by patent trolls, with threats of lawsuits and litigation. Learn more about this threat at: Patent Trolls and Other IP-Related Threats: How to Protect Your Business from a New Kind of Predator […]

How I beat a Patent Troll – Drew Curtis

On January 22, 2014, the Center for Entrepreneurship will host a panel that will address the pernicious affects that patent trolls can have on small business.  The panel will be made up of a range of people who will be able to give attendees a clear view of what patent trolls and other IP trolls […]

Patents and Prototypes Web TV Show

Longtime friend of CSUF Entrepreneurship, Leardon Solutions CEO Joe Donoghue, suggests that we check out a live web TV show called “Patents and Prototypes” which will be broadcast at 6:30pm on Tuesday May 1. The show will address the important aspects of patenting and prototyping your product idea. If interested, please click here. And, you […]