Jan 092015

US PatentHave you ever wondered exactly what a patent is, or a patent troll? How you get or enforce a copyright? Whether you should be worried about someone else’s intellectual property? Why litigation is so expensive?

Come find out.

Resistor is hosting a talk and Q&A on intellectual property on Saturday, January 17 at 5pm.

The talk will be a high level overview of the major types of IP, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. Our intrepid presenter and resident lawyer, Ryan Micallef, will then attempt to field any IP questions you may have. Ryan has been a patent lawyer for eight years and has represented many high-tech clients, large and small.

The event is free, but please RSVP here.

Mar 172011

Luge under construction

Some friends of mine have a house in the mountains in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  In the winter they dig a luge track in the (many feet of) snow in their yard and have timed sled races to see who can make it down the fastest. They call it the Mario Cup. I went out there last week with my buddy Mario (a member at Artisan’s Asylum and the namesake of the race) and we made some improvements to the system. Details below.

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