Thursday, February 19, 2015

Oh, patents! Inventors and artists: What's the difference?

Copyright © Françoise Herrmann

Inventors take creative leaps, called inventive steps! Artists also leap, and are creative by definition,  so what’s the difference?

Below, inventors as perceived by the inventors themselves, in a community of inventors at the occasion of the 2011 EPO (European Patent Organisation) awards in Budapest, Hungary:

And below, a link to a GoogleDoodle post by Mark Holmes, a Google, Inc.; in house artist explaining how he designed the February 18 2015, Google Doodle celebrating Alessandro Volta

Kinda different species, aren’t they!

We will be examining in great details what is involved in the disclosure of an invention, working backwards to what counts as an invention, so that these differences will become even more substantiated.

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