Adnan “Eddie” M. Obissi is an associate with McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP. Mr. Obissi’s practice is focused on intellectual property matters, including patent litigation, prosecution, and client counseling, particularly in the electrical and software areas.
Many startups struggle to determine when to obtain a patent, or whether to obtain one at all. Here, we’ll examine the show, “Shark Tank,” to demonstrate that it is important to first determine the marketability of a product and sustainability of the corresponding business before applying for patent protection. “Shark Tank” features a panel of...
August 28, 2018