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Intellectual Property 101

Up and Running

Please consult with an attorney before making any intellectual property or other legal decisions. IP is a not just a legal issue.

The Top 5 Intellectual Property Mistakes

Up and Running

Please consult with an attorney before making any intellectual property or other legal decisions. Should you get a patent? trademark?

Intellectual Property Recommendations for Startup Product Managers

The Product Guy

We are always looking for more product mentors from all around the world. Signup to be a Mentor Today! View the live stream…. About The Product Mentor.

Intellectual Property for Startups in the Real World

Gust

Financial, technical and operational plans and forecasts of all kinds (trade secret). Industry Experts entrepreneurs entrepreneurship intellectual property IP legal startups structure tacticsWhat kind of advantage will this create vs. our competitors ? Barriers to entry ? Easier said than done!)  trade secret). trade secret).

Business Owners Need To Understand Intellectual Property Law

YoungUpstarts

Does my company own its intellectual property? Most early-stage companies have little registered intellectual property, such as patents.

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

Taffy Williams

As such I want to discuss Intellectual Property (IP), Copyrights, Trademarks, and Know-how by first defining what it means to NewCo.

The Law on Fonts and Typefaces: Frequently Asked Questions

crowdSPRING Blog

may be the only country in the western world not to recognize intellectual property rights in typeface design. What is copyright? Maybe.

5 Business Plan Secrets For A Successful Tech Startup

YoungUpstarts

What problems could arise in daily operations? This is particularly true for tech startups – whose industry evolves at a rapid pace.

Elon Musk Makes Right Decision Over Tesla Patents

YoungUpstarts

In other words, we’re now operating in the collaboration economy, and if you don’t collaborate your business will disintegrate. 

Startup Blog: Intellectual Property: How Do I Get Rights to Patents?

Taffy Williams

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 Intellectual Property: How Do I Get Rights to Patents? Intellectual Property: How Do I Get Rights to Pate.

Business Intelligence in a Wiki World!

Active Garage

This data is analyzed and compiled into reports including dashboards, scorecards, and predictive models. The Problem. The Dilemma. Wikis.

Join us for CONNECT Weekend, March 13-18

Ask the Angels

We’re proud to sponsor the work of Innovate Pasadena , who is hosting the CONNECT Weekend, March 13-18. Tweet Tweet.

Take Advantage of a New Trend: Big Business Looks to Small to Innovate

Up and Running

Managing a Business Operations Strategy Sometimes it’s the smaller business that has more freedom to innovate. Case in Point.

Expanding your startup into Asia? Here’s how to build out your operations in the region

The Next Web

Mobile operators still matter in the ecosystem. Therefore, working with operators is still one of the quickest ways to reach the masses.

6 Ways To Prevent Disastrous Outsourcing Decisions

Startup Professionals Musings

Keep intellectual property keys in-house. Focus on operational processes, rather than innovative new ones. Marty Zwilling.

These 8 Disciplines Define A Fundable Entrepreneur

Startup Professionals Musings

Register some intellectual property to provide a barrier to entry. You shouldn’t try to create a business that hasn’t yet been defined.

How To Find the Right Co-Founders?

Steve Blank

Therefore the ideal medical device team might be a physician; engineer; operator; business development/financial analyst. Who can I hire later?

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. Rationale.

Corporate Acquisitions of Startups: Why Do They Fail?

Steve Blank

If they decide to buy, large companies can: license/acquire intellectual property. The Innovation Portfolio. So what? Lessons Learned.

A Joint Venture Just Might Be Your Ticket to Rapid Growth

Up and Running

For your joint venture to operate, you will need to employ workers. The intellectual property ownership. What is a joint venture?

7 Critical Success Factors For A Services Business

Startup Professionals Musings

With services, scaling the business often implies cloning yourself, since you are the intellectual property and the competitive advantage.

The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly Of Software Patents

Gust

Until mid-2013, the USPTO still operated on the doctrine of “first to invent,” rather than first to patent. Software technology changes rapidly.

Startups Providing A Service Are Difficult To Scale

Startup Professionals Musings

With services, scaling the business often implies cloning yourself, since you are the intellectual property and the competitive advantage.

7 Ways To Prepare For A Growing Global Opportunity

Startup Professionals Musings

Selectively protect your intellectual property worldwide. Anticipate greater growth outside of North America. Be ready. Marty Zwilling.

Are You Getting Your Fair Share Of Startup Equity?

Startup Professionals Musings

Your idea is not intellectual property yet, so it has no inherent value. Now comes the reality check. Amount of venture funding provided.

6 Business Essentials To Keep Your Startup Thriving

Startup Professionals Musings

In all cases, don’t forget permits, licenses, or registration forms required to operate the business under federal, state or local laws.

NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

Some resources on this: Intellectual Property is More Than Patents Does My Startup Have Intellectual Property? " Ummm.

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

Some resources on this: Intellectual Property is More Than Patents Does My Startup Have Intellectual Property? " Ummm.

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7 Ways Due Diligence Helps Before Final Commitment

Startup Professionals Musings

Related discussions include intellectual property status and plans. Team synergies, commitment and depth. Solution readiness and quality.

Legal Issues Behind Running A Small Business

YoungUpstarts

business operation entails many transactions and agreements that should be recorded in written form. Intellectual property.

10 Common Startup Flaws Leading To An Early Demise

Gust

Even a non-profit has to generate revenue (or donations) to offset operating costs. No intellectual property. Inexperienced team.

10 Top Reasons For First-time Entrepreneur Failure

Startup Professionals Musings

Even a non-profit has to generate revenue (or donations) to offset operating costs. No intellectual property. Inexperienced team.

Conversations with Richard Chino, pt. 3

Ask the Angels

Richard Chino is passionate about investing in the business environment. Today, Richard shares his views on startups and what it takes to succeed. Q.

Are You Properly Managing Your Core Competency?

Startup Professionals Musings

Keep intellectual property keys in-house. Focus on operational processes, rather than innovative new ones. Marty Zwilling.

Innovation Outposts in Silicon Valley – Going to Where the Action Is

Steve Blank

For example, Google acquired several of the robotics startups that had what was considered the best intellectual property. are examples.

PAs participate in Startup Weekend Pasadena

Ask the Angels

Winning team Digital Production Studio presents at Startup Weekend Pasadena. Chairman Terry Kay chats with judge Dan Dato, co-founder of Cross Campus.

10 Shortcuts To Startup Success I Don’t Recommend

Startup Professionals Musings

Even non-profits need a profitable business model to offset staff and operating costs. Bypasses intellectual property as not worth the cost.

10 Paths Which Often Lead To Early Business Failure

Startup Professionals Musings

Even non-profits need a profitable business model to offset staff and operating costs. Bypasses intellectual property as not worth the cost.

Swing by Swing Golf Acquired by Back9Network

Ask the Angels

Company Creation/Operation Fundraising Intellectual Property Mobile News Product/Technology Uncategorized agreements Angel Company Sale Exit Strategy Pasadena Angels Startup Companies Startups Read the press release. Tweet Tweet.

Is This Startup Ready For Investment?

Steve Blank

Since 2005 startup accelerators have provided cohorts of startups with mentoring, pitch practice and product focus. —-. Medical Devices.