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Patents are a virtue: Springs and sleeps

Patent publication is often the first sign of new technology initiatives. Patents are usually published well before the technology is commercialised. Searching intellectual property databases is an effective way of learning where others in your industry are heading. AJ Park patent experts Anton Blijlevens and Jillian Lim touch on some of the interesting patents to look out for on the shelves.

Social media: check yourself before you wreck yourself

The use of social media as a business tool is becoming the norm rather than the exception. Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn are just some of the websites used to promote businesses and products, as well as being excellent tools for interacting directly with customers and associates. But there can be risks associated with publishing too much information online, particularly in relation to your intellectual property. So what steps can you take to ensure that you are getting the best exposure possible without jeopardising it?