intellectual property

Murky contractor ownership masks national security threats to IT

by Dave Nyczepir • 2 months ago

The Department of Defense hasn't done a good enough job assessing such threats, the Government Accountability Office found.

Audit: USPTO’s mismanagement of active directory poses ‘significant’ cyber risk

by Dave Nyczepir • 7 months ago

Additionally, the agency failed to protect critical information technology assets found to be vulnerable two years ago, which could lead to intellectual property theft.

How USPTO’s Jill Leyden helps the trademarking process walk the line between legal and personable

by Samantha Ehlinger • 2 years ago

Leyden wants to make the trademark process a little bit easier.

Smartphones can steal 3-D printing plans by listening to the printer

by Shaun Waterman • 3 years ago

Smartphones equipped with special programming can become a sophisticated spy sensor capable of stealing designs from a 3-D printer — just by measuring the noise and electromagnetic radiation the printer emits.

Asia trade deal impacts cybersecurity, telecoms and open Internet policy

by Grayson Ullman • 4 years ago

In the final draft of the document, three chapters are dedicated to issues pressing the tech world.

Aging IT threatens innovation at Copyright Office

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 5 years ago

Representatives from the software industry and intellectual property law sector told House lawmakers that the office needs restructuring.

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