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Basic IP Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

YoungUpstarts

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

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How Great, Operationally-Focused CFO’s Can Transform Your Business

Both Sides of the Table

Legal threats from other IP holders? Having an amazing and operationally focused CFO has freed up the rest of the team to achieve even more while giving the board much more confidence in our strategic direction. We hired Steve Pease to run finance and then eventually all operations and it has transformed how we operate.

Putting the Dev in Devops: Bringing Software Engineering to Operations Infrastructure Tooling

Code as Craft

In homage to Tumblr’s Phil Collins tribute, we named the first ruby script of our own operations toolset after his bandmate Peter Gabriel.

Intellectual Property 101

Up and Running

Furthermore, solo inventors or creators generally wear all the hats and adopt the DIY mode of operation without consulting anyone.

6 Ways For Startups To Reduce Operating Costs

YoungUpstarts

Here are a few ways for startups to reduce operating costs so they can function more efficiently, and make every dollar count: 1.

Intellectual Property for Startups in the Real World

Gust

The questions that arise most with respect to any category of IP at the earliest stages include: How will this affect our chances of getting funded on favorable terms ? How much is it worth investing in cultivating and enforcing an IP portfolio ? What kind of risk do we run of being put out of business by others’ IP rights ?

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?

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. How is a font different from a typeface? What is copyright? The U.S. Maybe.

How to Protect Your Startup IP

Early Growth Financial Services

Not protecting your business’ IP or unwittingly infringing someone else’s can be a really costly unforced error. This week Allonn Levy of Hopkins & Carley and Glenn McCrae, EGFS’ Strategy Officer, gave a webinar on how to avoid the biggest mistakes startups make with IP. Mistake #1 — Failure to register IP.

Protecting IP in Crowdfunded Deals

Angel Investing News

Investors will eventually want to validate the intellectual property (IP) prior to investing but not just to hear about the opportunity.  During this phase of the investment process, representatives of the investor group may agree to a non-disclosure agreement as part of their validation of the IP.

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

VC Cafe

nigma was successfully deployed by hundreds of enterprises, among them operators, advertisers, integrators and solution providers. Asocs. Gstat.

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How Do You Set Up Operations In The US And Why? Interview With Microtask CEO

ArcticStartup

Microtask has been putting in a lot of effort in the recent year or so to expand their operations beyond the Finnish borders. issues.

Proof that speeding up websites improves online business.

Watching Websites

We’ve seen hard evidence from major web operators like Shopzilla, Google, and Microsoft. Definitely. But what about other websites?

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.

3 Ways Structure Can Take Your Tech Startup To New Heights

YoungUpstarts

Look no further than  Google and Oracle , and you’ll see that no company is immune from IP impasses. Jenga tower is a precariously built one.

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Clean Up Before Raising Funding

Instigator Blog

Deal with IP Assignment as quickly as possible; you don’t want to leave any loopholes in there that will scare investors away. Accounting.

Christine: Mobile IM and IP: the Web Portal Killers

Christine.net

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

LXC – Automating Containers aka Virtual Madness (Part 2)

Code as Craft

An LXC config file is then created using the IP address and other options. engineering infrastructure operations

Robots, Graphs, and Binary Search

Code as Craft

engineering operations securityWe love our human customers. That said we get a lot of traffic from robots too. Linear scan? Binary Search?

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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?

NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

The Top Five Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn About IP Law What Can a Well Drafted Contract Do For Your Company? Lots of thoughts here.

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

The Top Five Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Learn About IP Law What Can a Well Drafted Contract Do For Your Company? Lots of thoughts here.

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Corporate Acquisitions of Startups: Why Do They Fail?

Steve Blank

Often they have brought in an operating executive as the new CEO. For decades large companies have gone shopping in Silicon Valley for startups.

Christine: Deployment Challenges for WiFi Operators

Christine.net

Jonker, on the other hand, segments theindustry by service provider, aggregator, hot spot operator, and venue. Christine (.net)

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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.

Christine: Sprints ILEC-Hosted IP Centrex Deployment Strategy

Christine.net

Leverage years of IP Centrex learnings immediately 2. Christine (.net) net) technology and society Tweets follow me on Twitter Snaps www.

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.

Are You An Internet Entrepreneur In Colorado? Oppose PIPA!

Feld Thoughts

Under the DMCA, Internet companies are not required to architect their offerings in any particular manner to prevent possible copyright infringement; rather, they enjoy a “safe harbor” from secondary liability provided they comply with a “notice-and-takedown” provision that operates after-the-fact. Politics censorship PIPA

Kernel Debugging 101

Code as Craft

The code at the end of the previous section tells us a null pointer dereference was the cause of the crash, and it gives us some clues as to what happened: IP: [<ffffffff8142bb40>] __netif_receive_skb+0x60/0x6e0. But we’ll still be sleeping with one eye open… engineering operationsBasics and theory. Basic debugging.

IX WebHosting Review

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Subscribers to this plan would enjoy one free domain as well as two dedicated IP addresses. Three dedicated IP addresses. Introduction.

Startups and intellectual property: how much is a muse worth?

High Contrast

Every now and then, a comment merits its own post: I have a question regarding IP rights. The question is whose idea is it and who owns an IP for it? There is a legal standard as to what constitutes full IP ownership. It’s just part of how high-tech operates. I don’t have great data about other fields.

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. 

Legal Issues Behind Running A Small Business

YoungUpstarts

business operation entails many transactions and agreements that should be recorded in written form. by Melissa Page. Government compliance.

Setting Up a Security System For Your Small Business

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

If you are a small-business owner or are responsible for the day-to-day operations of a small business, you know that it’s not a matter of if, but when you’ll suffer a loss due to robbery, burglary or internal theft. Once you face this reality, you have a choice: You can be proactive, or you can be reactive. Security Signage.

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As Chinese and Israeli tech relations grow, here are the keys to success

The Next Web

Turkish Airlines is operating an efficient connection to China through Istanbul. Prepare for China’s IP laws. know exactly what he means.

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Startup Blog: Stuck? Mix it up a bit!

Taffy Williams

You can make flawless business or operating plans. It can occur with most any operation in the company. Sunday, June 12, 2011 Stuck?

Creating a Tech or Biotech: The Entrepreneur

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?

Copywrong Again: Founding the Next Pinterest or Napster?

Gust

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

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

Taffy Williams

There are a few ways to obtain the rights to IP for your NewCo. Great article and information on IP and patents, truly valuable info.

How to get a job in Venture Capital

Jason Ball's TechBytes

You’ll have insight into big company M&A (they will be your customer as a VC) and you’ll have some operational skills. Bonus points if you’re a ninja in your field of expertise. 3) Work in the industry - Accelerators, PR, HR, Design, IP – whatever. Get I get asked this question a *lot*. Successful or failed.