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If one does not know to which port one is sailing, no wind is favorable. -- Lucius Annaeus Seneca

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Upon the sacredness of property civilization itself depends. -- Andrew Carnegie

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The loftier the building, the deeper must the foundation be laid. -- Thomas Kempis

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Land is the only thing in the world that amounts to anything, for it's the only thing in this world that lasts. -- Margaret Mitchell, Gone With the Wind

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By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. -- Benjamin Franklin

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Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us. -- Eskimo Proverb

Intellectual Property

The Congress shall have Power… To promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries. -- Article I, Section 8, United States Constitution

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Litigation is the pursuit of practical ends, not a game of chess. -- Felix Frankfurter

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Why Protect IP? An Economic Approach – Part 2

By Daniel P. Custodio   In Part 1 of this series, I discussed a qualitative assessment of various costs involved in pursuing patent protections, including government expenses and patent agent/attorney fees.  I also highlighted certain risks as well as potential strategic and tactical benefits that may result from obtaining a valid and effective patent.  (Link) But the questions remain: beyond …

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He stores up sound wisdom for the upright; He is a shield to those who walk in integrity, guarding the paths of justice … Prov. 2:7-8