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Basic IP Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know


The following are four classes of protected IP: trademarks, patents, copyrights, and trade secrets. Trademarks. Patents. Copyrights.

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When Old IP Comes Back From the Dead

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

What does that have to do with your IP strategy? There are multiple types of IP in this example. Plenty. So is the promotional savvy.

7 Incredible Web Design, Branding, Digital Marketing Experiences

Occam's Razor

Masterful design, branding and marketing. They use geo/ip to work out where I am. We are surrounded by incredible digital experiences.

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How To Protect Your Business With Intellectual Property Rights

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Protecting your Intellectual Property is an essential component of running a business and in the early stages when there’s so much to sort out; it’s often understandable that your IP rights get pushed down the ever-expanding “to-do” list. The design or look of your products. IP rights help maintain a businesses competitive edge.

The Law on Fonts and Typefaces: Frequently Asked Questions

crowdSPRING Blog

The right typeface is often the key to a great logo, graphic or web design. Typeface designs can be patented but typically are not.

3 Reasons Why The Defend Trade Secrets Act Will Help U.S. Manufacturers Protect IP

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Startup Blog: Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined

Taffy Williams

The discussion of IP is sufficiently important to the NewCo that it will take more than one article to get the basics down. What is a patent?

Twitter Link Roundup #117 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Silicon Valley’s New Secret Weapon: Designers Who Found Startups – [link]. 25 New Fonts for Graphic & Web Designers – Download Now - [link]. How U.S.

Nuts & Bolts of Intellectual Property for New Startups


Having covered all the bases to ensure that your corporate name is available, the domain name can be acquired, and the name doesn’t infringe any existing trademarks (as we discussed last week ), now is a good time to look at the categories of intellectual property (IP) that are relevant to most startups. Intellectual property.

Twitter Link Roundup #71 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More

crowdSPRING Blog

These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more!

Innovative Technology and Design Prototypes from Israel’s miLAB

VC Cafe

Student: Gabriel Paciornik (Industrial Design student from Shenkar College of Engineering and Design). Alan Kay. Info Fridge. How2UDo.

Someone Stole My Startup Idea – Part 3: The Best Defense is a Good IP Strategy

Steve Blank

Early on in my career I took a “we’re moving too fast to deal with lawyers” attitude to patents and Intellectual Property (IP.) The assets you can protect may include your “core technology&# like source code, hardware designs, architectures, processes, formulas. Type of IP. _. Outside the U.S. Intellectual Property.

How to optimize your business with a mobile app

The Next Web

Not to mention, mobile data traffic will grow three times faster than fixed IP traffic. But getting started isn’t easy.…

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The high road to building an enterprise SaaS company

The Next Web

Design & Dev Entrepreneur Analysis and Opinion Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber of are partners at YL Ventures.

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Protect Your Business Plan Like It’s Your Baby—Here’s How

Up and Running

The World Intellectual Property Organization defines IP as,  “creations of the mind,” which, depending on the business, can take many forms.

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The Top 5 Intellectual Property Mistakes

Up and Running

My business doesn’t have IP. 100% of businesses have Intellectual Property (IP). IP is not just for tech businesses or inventors.

Why Content Personalization Is Not Web Personalization (and What to Do About It)


Design entire UXs for each segment. Blog beginner design ecommerce Jakob Nielsen Jordan Julien Karl Wirth Personalization SaaS UXGranify.

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Why Your Company NEEDS to Start Playing Pokémon Go

crowdSPRING Blog

Design your own Pokémon as a promotional stunt. Everyone and their fifth grade cousin are playing Pokémon Go right now. How big is this thing?

Special: The 56 Israeli Companies Exhibiting in Mobile World Congress 2011

VC Cafe

Israeli startups in the mobile space are once again showing impressive attendance levels, with 56 Israeli companies exhibiting in the Israeli Pavilion.

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Start-up Tips: Identifying Intellectual Property, Simplified


Designs. Designs are shapes or patterns or colours or lines or a combination of them that are applied to an object. Trademarks. Patents.

Why You Should Care about Intellectual Property

Up and Running

In order to protect your business’s IP, learn the four different categories. Yes, your business has intellectual property (IP).

Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets…How Do You Protect Your Creations?

Up and Running

There are four common types of IP:  . Trademarks (including design rights). What are “design and trade dress rights”? Copyrights.

The Internet is Ready for Things

Andrew Payne

4G/LTE is a pipe for IP packets. Designing a compelling user experience for a small touch-based screen is different, but the underlying tech infrastructure is nearly identical to the desktop. The infrastructure elements already exist, as the Internet is exceptional at expanding and shifting to accommodate new kids on the block.



A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

The basic idea of the IPA is that it is a contract between Twitter and the engineer(s) and designer(s) who developed the IP. It goes on to say that Twitter or a subsquent owner could use the patent offensively with the engineers' and/or designers' approval. We will not do more than that however.

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StartupRoar - Great Content for Startups


Today I join Ben Yoskovitz , Vinicius Vacanti , Jill Hubbard Bowman and Steve Blank and others in announcing the launch of StartupRoar.

Christine: Sprints ILEC-Hosted IP Centrex Deployment Strategy

Leverage years of IP Centrex learnings immediately 2. Outsource VoIP network design 3. Christine (.net) Quick Followup: VCTips at Web 2.0

I-Corps @ NIH – Pivoting the Curriculum

Steve Blank

Activities cover clinical trials, FDA approvals, Freedom to Operate (IP, Licenses) software development, drug or device design, etc.

Fear of Failure and Lack of Speed In a Large Corporation

Steve Blank

suggested the best place to start the conversation is with the 21 st century definition of a startup: A startup is a temporary organization designed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model. The corollary for a large company is: A company is a permanent organization designed to execute a repeatable and scalable business model.

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Corporate Acquisitions of Startups: Why Do They Fail?

Steve Blank

If the startup is acquired for its IP, talent or revenue, it should be rapidly integrated into the acquirer. The Innovation Portfolio. So what?

Going Global: 8 Things to Consider If You Want to Expand Your Business

Up and Running

The choice of where to base your IP holding company has become a key strategic decision for a company’s board of directors.

The Audacious Plan to Make Electricity as Easy as WiFi

Both Sides of the Table

We hired IP specialists to review prior art. We grilled their IP attorneys. When I first met Meredith Perry she was 24. Check. Check.

Lying on your resume

Steve Blank

Most of the sales force were previously design engineers. I can’t present a candidate without a college degree.  Richard Nixon and Watergate.

Top Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make


Finally, completely understand who owns what as the relationship persists, especially in the case of intellectual property (IP).

IX WebHosting Review

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Web designing software. Subscribers to this plan would enjoy one free domain as well as two dedicated IP addresses. 15 dedicated IP.

Qualcomm’s Corporate Entrepreneurship Program – Lessons Learned (Part 2)

Steve Blank

Doing so meant they would have to take risks for IP acquisition and customer/market risks outside their experience or comfort zone. Epilogue.

How to Avoid Innovation Theater: The Six Decisions To Make Before Establishing an Innovation Outpost

Steve Blank

Startups are developing IP relevant to the disruption. —– Corporate Leadership’s Innovation Outpost Decision Process. Sold? 6. 

Apple Wants to Trademark the Word 'Startup'

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

However, IP Australia, the country''s trademark governing body, must examine and approve the application first, pending any objections.

Copywrong Again: Founding the Next Pinterest or Napster?


Does using a friend’s name or photo in a Facebook “Sponsored Story”  (e.g., “David S. Rose likes Gust.

Legal Issues Behind Running A Small Business


Patents, copyright, design rights, and trademarks are some of the main types of intellectual property rights. by Melissa Page. Debt collection.

Who should learn to program?

Chris Dixon

CS is a great foundation to do other things in tech industry like starting a tech company (although I’d argue that design is an increasingly valuable foundation for web startups). There has recently been a lot of talk in the tech world and beyond about getting more people to learn computer programming. Jobs & the economy. startups