Patents: Misconceptions and Watch-Outs”.

Patents: Misconceptions and Watch-Outs”.

An entrepreneur recently told me she had discovered a new use for an old molecule. She was not sure about moving ahead with it because patent protection was not solid. I said “so what”, just to be provocative. Then I told her that having patent protection was not the...
How to Handle Complaints Made About Your Innovation

How to Handle Complaints Made About Your Innovation

A lot of people have been contacting me about complaints made about their innovations. Now to be clear, I’m not referring to things like Google reviews although these may or may not be relevant. I am thinking of complaints made directly to the company about the...

FPR Nominated Co-op Employer of the Year

Focal Point Research is very honoured to have received an award nomination  for Co-op Employer of the Year last month from the University of Guelph. FPR was nominated by student Anna Schwanke who completed an 8-month Co-op term at FPR in 2017. “FPR has provided...