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Ferrick Joins Trig Innovation

Trig Innovation, an innovation management firm based in Durham, North Carolina, announces the addition of Lilly Ferrick to its business development team. A graduate of Florida International University, Ferrick arrives at Trig with a wealth of experience in consulting on behalf of industrial design and communications companies.  

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Shaping an Agency, Chapter Two

Agency agreement signed, sealed, and delivered, we set forth with the ATX communications plan. Brian knew this would be a real test-not just for the company, but for himself.  He had always exceeded expectations for a variety of clients of most shapes and sizes, but the ATX project represented the biggest fish we had hauled in thus far.

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Raster Is Disaster: Quality Patent Illustrations

A few weeks ago, I was catching up with Justin Nifong, a Triangle-area intellectual property attorney who relies on our patent illustration service, Trig PDQ.  Our conversation turned to the merits of using vector illustration tools versus the old approach of hand-drawn, rasterized patent figures for submission to the US Patent and Trademark Office. In expressing his frustration with the old-school approach, Justin provided this gem of wisdom, “Raster is Disaster.”

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Innovation: Being Everything for Somebody

Sometimes you hear a compelling speaker, and you just can’t get it out of your head in the following days and weeks.  We had this happen to us at last year’s Carolinas PDMA Innovate Carolina conference with David Burney’s compelling breakout session on community-driven innovation through his work at New Kind and Red Hat. And this year, it’s happened again at the same conference, 2012 edition. Thanks a lot, Greg Hopper.

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