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Use Prenuptial Agreements to Protect Your Invention 1278 769 Hutchison Law

Use Prenuptial Agreements to Protect Your Invention

An inventor invests in commercializing the invention, leveraging patents and non-disclosure agreements to protect the invention and control a market. In a divorce proceeding, the inventor’s spouse may get some of the royalties from the inventor’s efforts. In this interview with Ferrier Stillman, Partner at Tydings in Baltimore and Towson, we learn how a premarital agreement helps direct the royalties, the value of the invention, and other commercial benefits to the inventor.

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Patents Work for a Small Manufacturer: Patents Promote the Business. 319 135 Hutchison Law

Patents Work for a Small Manufacturer: Patents Promote the Business.

Patents come with risks. The patent process may take years and cost tens of thousands of dollars, and the result may or may not be a patented invention. In this interview with Axel Van Briesen, President of New Precision Technology, Inc., we learn that patents benefit small manufacturers and those benefits are worth the time and money risks.

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Transformative Mediation as a First Step in Business Planning 666 863 Hutchison Law

Transformative Mediation as a First Step in Business Planning

Let’s write a song together. Let’s make a product together. In this interview with Louise Phipps Senft, Founder of Baltimore Mediation, we learn how using a transformative mediator early in a business relationship encourages smooth commercialization of intellectual property.

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When You Develop Manufacturing Startups, You Develop Baltimore’s Economy 1344 545 Hutchison Law

When You Develop Manufacturing Startups, You Develop Baltimore’s Economy

What’s key to innovative manufacturing in Baltimore? Starting small and going big! In this interview with Will Holman, Executive Director of Open Works, we learn about how a nonprofit makerspace re-energizes Baltimore’s innovative manufacturing industry one startup at a time.

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An Artist’s Passion is at the Heart of Innovation 4032 3024 Hutchison Law

An Artist’s Passion is at the Heart of Innovation

What is different about the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) UP/Start program relative to other entrepreneurship competitions? Student-artists are the difference. In this interview with Stephanie Chin, Assistant Director of Entrepreneurship and Entrepreneurship Evangelist at Maryland Institute College of Art, we learn about the MICA UP/Start program and how student-artists use their entrepreneurial spirit to benefit Baltimore.

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What do farmers need? Ask a farmer. 766 161 Hutchison Law

What do farmers need? Ask a farmer.

How does innovation get to rural. farming areas? In this interview with Chris Hlubb, Program Director of F3 Tech, an accelerator program sponsored by the Eastern Shore Entrepreneurship Center, we learn about a proof-of-concept process for agriculture and aquaculture innovations, and intellectual property protections available to them.

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Claiming a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in a Patent Application 980 602 Hutchison Law

Claiming a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) in a Patent Application

Are some markets better suited to benefit from patent protection than others? In this interview with Chris Haug, Chapter Director of StartUp Grind, Columbia, MD, we discuss a patent strategy from a market perspective.

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A Patent Applicant’s Toolbox: A Non-Disclosure Agreement 618 353 Hutchison Law

A Patent Applicant’s Toolbox: A Non-Disclosure Agreement

An interview with Barbara Petilli, Esq. of Inflection Point Law

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Patent Eligible Inventions May Embody Patent Ineligible Laws of Nature 873 311 Hutchison Law

Patent Eligible Inventions May Embody Patent Ineligible Laws of Nature

An Interview with Steven A. Fisher, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine

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How Design Patents Protect a Retailer’s Business Transformation 548 504 Hutchison Law

How Design Patents Protect a Retailer’s Business Transformation

Build-A-Bear leverages design patents to protect its brand while it transforms its business.

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To Publish, or Not to Publish: That is a Patent Application Question. 1920 1440 Hutchison Law

To Publish, or Not to Publish: That is a Patent Application Question.

An Interview with Eric Orlinsky of TREBLE, LLC

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We meet. We eat. We are co-inventors? 2439 1581 Hutchison Law

We meet. We eat. We are co-inventors?

Interviews with Brian Pickett of CRISTAL and Chad Schneider of Root3 Labs

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Developing a Patent Portfolio on the Run 491 243 Hutchison Law

Developing a Patent Portfolio on the Run

An Interview with Julie and Tim Polanowski of At Night Athletic LLC

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Filing a Patent Application when the Timing is Right 644 333 Hutchison Law

Filing a Patent Application when the Timing is Right

An Interview with Cara Martin of Optimized Thermal Systems, Inc.

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Filing a Patent Application to Freeze Out the Competition 720 456 Hutchison Law

Filing a Patent Application to Freeze Out the Competition

The weather gets warmer and our thoughts turn to sun, fun, and ice cream. Sub Zero™ Nitrogen Ice Cream, frequently referred to as “Sub Zero”, welcomes visitors to the Mall in Columbia. Situated near an iconic merry-go-round, Sub Zero offers its customers an alternative to frozen yogurt and traditional ice cream. Customers choose from a…

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