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by Paige Zandri, Attorney Network Director at  Priori Legal. Image credit: Copyright message from Shutterstock. Trademarks. Patents. Copyrights.

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Every Startup Needs Intellectual Property To Thrive

Startup Professionals Musings

When someone says Intellectual Property (IP), most entrepreneurs think only of patents. intellectual property IP patent portfolioPatents.

Traction is the new IP

Version One Ventures

“Traction is the new IP ” sums up perfectly how the technology space has evolved over the past decade due to the nature of the web. This trend is particularly true in markets that are highly susceptible to network effects, such as online auctions and social networks. The same logic holds true for most acquiring companies.

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8 Applications You Should Hunt Down On Your Network


For this reason alone, companies should seriously evaluate which (if any) streaming services should be permitted on the corporate network.

Why The Media Has Been Wrong About YouTube Networks

Both Sides of the Table

So can you successfully build a YouTube network? ” YouTube takes 45%. agree with YouTube (that they provide more (hosting, ad sales, etc.)

2012 – The Year in Apps

VC Cafe

Apple Appstore Appsfire Levi Shapiro 2012 ad networks advertising Android Angry Birds API App Store apple category developers Discovery Draw Something entertainment Games Google handset IP iPhone Lifestyle maps marketing mobile music Navigation rovio sdk social networks statistics UI What's App

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?

30 Machine Intelligence Startups to Watch in Israel

VC Cafe

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning will be eating the world. Some examples: AI will be the new mobile. Chris Rust, Clear Ventures). source).

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.) Type of IP. _. Web 2.0/social network start up – trademark and copyright are more likely. Outside the U.S. your results will vary depending on your distance to a consistent and predictable legal system.

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

VC Cafe

Founded in 2003, ASOCS develops and markets MultiComms.processors that provide seamless connectivity over diverse wireless networks. Asocs.

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.

Optimize Your Toolset To Tackle Today’s Network Issues


Software defined networking (SDN) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are key technology trends sure to affect the future of networking.

10 Characteristics of Successful Distribution Networks - NextWala


10 Characteristics of Successful Distribution Networks. have to find positive network effects, high switching costs, effective. NextWala.

The GeoEdge Worldwide Internet Proxy Network An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

With over 100 global locations, GeoEdge claims to be the largest proxy network in the world. Get the Local Perspective. Product Downloads.

AnyFi Networks Receives €1.06 Million Funding


Sweden's Industrifonden has invested SEK 9 million (€1 060 000) into Malmö-based AnyFi Networks.

IP-Delivered TV: Are We There Yet?

Andrew Payne

think they’ve got a decent shot.  I’ve always felt television, in the limit, will be delivered over IP. Specialized, proprietary cable TV distribution is gradually giving way to big, fast, cheap IP pipes. Payments flow in various ways between advertisers, production companies, traditional TV networks, premium networks (e.g.

IP-Delivered TV: Are We There Yet?

Andrew Payne

think they’ve got a decent shot.  I’ve always felt television, in the limit, will be delivered over IP. Specialized, proprietary cable TV distribution is gradually giving way to big, fast, cheap IP pipes. Payments flow in various ways between advertisers, production companies, traditional TV networks, premium networks (e.g.

Startup Blog: YOU, Learning, Networking, and Valued Mentors in.

Taffy Williams

Learn from books, networks and friends. Having a great network of friends and mentors is so important. Do not start a business! Now what?

The one barrier to entry startups should focus on

Version One Ventures

This is often known as “network effects.” Second, in some industries, users want to be in a large network with other buyers and users.

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Abstract launches private alpha to redesign the design process

Version One Ventures

From these posts, it should be clear that we get excited about social and collaborative platforms where there are strong  network effects , virality and daily utility. Unlike code where version control of text is relatively straightforward, product and design IP is locked up in inaccessible file formats (binary).

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Business Intelligence in a Wiki World!

Active Garage

In each case the advantages of using the wiki world to enhance what may have been considered to be IP was outweighed by the benefits of collaboration.

Social Networking and Business Value


Just a quick note that I'll be moderating a Technology Council Event : Social Networking as a Business Strategy May 19, 2009 - Culver City Social networking media are used on a daily basis to grow businesses and expand career opportunities. This Panel will explore issues such as: How can companies best utilize social networking media?

14 Interesting Findings From The Startup Genome Project


Founders overestimate the value of IP before product market fit by 255%. Here are 14 of the report’s key findings: 1. more money , have 3.6x

4 Easy Steps to Increase Your Business’s Online Security

Up and Running

Install a proper firewall on your network. Have a separate network for your payment terminal. Conclusion.

Public Wi-Fi Security Threats and How to Avoid them

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

They can easily take control of a public network and gain access to each and every attached device. It’s just as simple as that. Technology

Christine: Mobile IM and IP: the Web Portal Killers

Automating this sort of filtering is enabled by IP communications that canovercome todays silo applications. Christine (.net) and other portals.

2012: The Year That Movements Go Mainstream?

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Newt Gingrich says "I think Ron Paul's views are totally outside the mainstream of virtually every decent American." Maybe Paul's win in Iowa is the moment when Paul's ideas and the Tea Party movement go mainstream. 2) Occupy's organizers are building their own social network. And so that's what I did this morning.

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Startup Blog: Virtual Work Force: by Don Alexander

Taffy Williams

Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A. Now what?

The problem with PIPA: the Protect IP Act

EIN News

networks and businesses, including banks and credit. And it's why more than 50 major venture capitalists argue "PIPA will ultimately put American innovators. felt not just by users, but by U.S. of China has no place in the United States of America. Repeating the assertion that PIPA

PBS Newshour on Accelerators

Feld Thoughts

PBS Newshour has a neat eight minute segment on accelerators. TechStars is featured, along with several others. TechStars accelerator startup bootcam

How to Rock Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn

Duct Tape Marketing

Viveka knows all about online networking. The first 100 listeners will receive a FREE IP phone for every line (each an $85 value)!

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Why Lawsuits Are On the Rise at Startups and What To Do About It

Both Sides of the Table

As I write these words I already imagine my next deposition in which I’m asked to read this out loud. Lawsuits are on the rise. For what?

E&Y Journey: Interview with High-Tech Legend Dick Kramlich, by Yoram Tietz

VC Cafe

So if you think they don’t care about IP, then you are wrong. Yoram Tietz – Are these times different? You can only stay down for so long.

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The Pay-It-Forward Culture

Steve Blank

— followed with their own networks. Entrepreneurs in successful clusters build support networks outside of existing companies.

Guest Post from HBS Professor: The Nuances of Marketplaces

the vc in me

These are platforms that create value by connecting multiple types of customers, which results in network effects (e.g. We’ve gotten to a point where the MSP-mania is creating a lot of misguided entrepreneurial attempts or investments: Superficial claims of MSPs and network effects where there are none (e.g. the vc in me. Welcome!

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

[Infographic] Evolution Of The G


The old-school mobile technology of that era used analog-based protocols that could only provide basic voice services.

Protecting The Safe Harbors Of The DMCA And Protecting Jobs

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

It is a complex piece of legislation but it contains four "safe harbors" for "network service providers. The four safe harbors are explained here. "Network service providers" is shorthand for web services. My partner Brad and I spent Thursday in DC along with a bunch of entrepreneurs and VCs. Fast forward to today.

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

Up and Running

Having an employee with a pre-existing network of local connections can help speed up the process of winning new business via referrals.

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.