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XXVIII: The Intricate, Ever-Changing Nature of Patent Law, and How it Affects IoT—with John Sotomayor, Founder and Managing Patent Attorney at SotoIP.

January 30, 2020 RIoT Season 1 Episode 28
RIoT Underground
XXVIII: The Intricate, Ever-Changing Nature of Patent Law, and How it Affects IoT—with John Sotomayor, Founder and Managing Patent Attorney at SotoIP.
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RIoT Underground
XXVIII: The Intricate, Ever-Changing Nature of Patent Law, and How it Affects IoT—with John Sotomayor, Founder and Managing Patent Attorney at SotoIP.
Jan 30, 2020 Season 1 Episode 28
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Did you know that software hasn't always been patent-eligible? Or that the right to patent and profit off inventions is the only right guaranteed to citizens in the US Constitution? Join us in RIoT Studios for a conversation with John Sotomayor, a former patent examiner and current Managing Patent Attorney at SotoIP. John gifts us a deep dive into the history of patent law, then we fast forward to now, considering the effect of patent law on the 4th industrial revolution. John also shares lots of information that current entrepreneurs and inventors should consider when developing their IP strategy. 

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SotoIP is a micro-boutique strategic IP advisory and patent prosecution firm serving startup and emerging growth companies throughout the United States, as well as international clients entering the US National Stage. We partner with founders to discover and capture their innovations, develop an IP strategy, build a patent portfolio, and to ensure that the IP strategy remains in lockstep with the overall business strategy. Learn more at http://sotoip.com/

Show Notes

Did you know that software hasn't always been patent-eligible? Or that the right to patent and profit off inventions is the only right guaranteed to citizens in the US Constitution? Join us in RIoT Studios for a conversation with John Sotomayor, a former patent examiner and current Managing Patent Attorney at SotoIP. John gifts us a deep dive into the history of patent law, then we fast forward to now, considering the effect of patent law on the 4th industrial revolution. John also shares lots of information that current entrepreneurs and inventors should consider when developing their IP strategy. 

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SotoIP is a micro-boutique strategic IP advisory and patent prosecution firm serving startup and emerging growth companies throughout the United States, as well as international clients entering the US National Stage. We partner with founders to discover and capture their innovations, develop an IP strategy, build a patent portfolio, and to ensure that the IP strategy remains in lockstep with the overall business strategy. Learn more at http://sotoip.com/

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