Why should you seek cooperation if you are working on a ground-breaking innovation? Patent expert Hans Helsloot talks about the balancing act between sharing knowledge and keeping it secret.
Are you done with fortune tellers and trend watchers and do you want to know what the future really looks like? Then take a look inside a patent database, our columnist Hans Helsloot writes.
That software cannot be patented in Europe is a persistent myth, explains our patent expert Hans Helsloot. Something new and innovative just has to be done on a technical level.
Our patent expert columnist Hans Helsloot took a virtual look at the online Dutch Design Week and reached a shocking conclusion: lots of beautiful designs are not protected. This can be done better!
Our columnists are working on solutions to the problems of our time. In the section Tomorrow is Good, they write about their ideas and dreams for the future.
Our columnists are working on finding solutions to today's problems and write about their ideas and dreams for the future in the Tomorrow is Good section.
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