Capitalizing on Technology Innovation
Friday, February 22, 2013
In the vigorous, ongoing debate about the state of America’s patent system — and the state of software patents, in particular — there are some legitimate issues that call for practical solutions, and there is a great deal of peripheral noise. To sort through and identify which is which, BSA and the National Association of Manufacturers co-hosted a packed briefing event this week on Capitol Hill. David Kahn, CEO of Covia Labs, explained how, for small, startup companies with breakthrough software solutions, patents demonstrate to investors that what they have in front of them is legitimately novel technology with real growth potential.