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Startups and Intellectual Property (IP)

BeyondVC

Lately questions about Intellectual Property or IP have been cropping up left and right. Eliot Durbin (my partner at BOLDstart Ventures) and I had a long discussion this morning in preparation for his panel today about IP and patents. Yes, having core tech or IP matters but patents are a different question altogether.

Startups and Intellectual Property (IP)

BeyondVC

Lately questions about Intellectual Property or IP have been cropping up left and right. Eliot Durbin (my partner at BOLDstart Ventures) and I had a long discussion this morning in preparation for his panel today about IP and patents. Yes, having core tech or IP matters but patents are a different question altogether.

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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Israel & Japan: Konnichi Wa to Collaboration, Sayonara to Stagnation

VC Cafe

It is not even a top 10 trading partner. Japan is the world’s #3 economy…but not for Israel. In 2015, bilateral trade reached $ 2.5

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For IP Security at Startups, "Later" Isn't Soon Enough

ReadWriteStart

Porter recommends startups find a trusted partner, a third-party cloud-based solution to manage IP security for you. A brilliant idea.

Startup Blog: A great ?leave piece? for partnering your technology.

Taffy Williams

Wednesday, June 1, 2011 A great “leave piece&# for partnering your technology (by Linda Pullan, Ph.D.) Answer the key questions. Linda M.

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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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.

The high road to building an enterprise SaaS company

The Next Web

Yoav Leitersdorf and Ofer Schreiber of are partners at YL Ventures. Developing an enterprise-grade SaaS product is not easy.

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Startup Blog: Tips on getting a partnership for your early drug.

Taffy Williams

Over the years, I’ve learned a few key things to getting a partner to be interested. It is easier for partners to say no than yes.

Google Going All In on Mobile

Venture Chronicles

If I’m HTC and Samsung this will ultimately be a good thing because the IP equivalent of the Allied Powers has just been formed. Uncategorized Android Google IP Microsoft mobile Motorola RIMSure the hardware business is very different than software but Microsoft has proven they can co-exist so why can’t Google pull it off?

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.

I-Corps @ NIH – Pivoting the Curriculum

Steve Blank

Finally we move to the left side of the canvas to teach the supporting elements of Resources, Partners, Activities and Costs. Rationale.

Startup Blog: Virtual Work Force: by Don Alexander

Taffy Williams

great “leave piece&# for partnering your technolo. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. Who’s the Boss?

Venture Capitalists Take Fight Against IP Bill To The Hill

EIN News

harder to get startups going" in the United States, Josh Mendelsohn, a partner with a VC websites was introduced, more than a dozen venture capitalists came to Washington Thursday to complain that.

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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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

Corporate Acquisitions of Startups: Why Do They Fail?

Steve Blank

Corporate business development and strategic partner executives are flocking to Silicon Valley to find these five types of innovation. So what?

NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

NDAs or Other Protection So you decide you want to be able to share with experts, users, customers, VCs, partners, etc. Lots of thoughts here.

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

SoCal CTO

NDAs or Other Protection So you decide you want to be able to share with experts, users, customers, VCs, partners, etc. Lots of thoughts here.

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

Up and Running

Understanding all the schemes available can be time-consuming, but partnering with someone who has experience in these areas can ultimately help.

University of Glasgow Offers Entrepreneurs "Easy Access IP"

ReadWriteStart

In a move to reduce some of the barriers to IP transfer between academic research and entrepreneurship, the University of Glasgow has launched a new website " Easy Access IP " that will make some its intellectual property available to the public for free of charge, without cumbersome licensing rules and restrictions. Sponsor. Discuss.

Christine: Sprints ILEC-Hosted IP Centrex Deployment Strategy

Christine.net

Leverage years of IP Centrex learnings immediately 2. Partner with an experienced wholesale VoIP provider 2. Christine (.net)

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.

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.

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. 

Top Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make

Deimar

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

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. That particular feature I came up with was during a chat to one of my start-up partners. 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. Your practice.

Social Change Through Social Media: Kip Solutions

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

’” says Ip. The team has partnered up with clients around the world to make a global impact. ”

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

The Next Web

The Chinese domestic market is what typically matters the most to your Chinese strategic partners and investors. Prepare for China’s IP laws.

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The Twitter "Patent Hack"

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

Many years ago now, my prior venture capital firm, Flatiron Partners, invested in a company called Thinking Media. So IP that was partially funded by our firm was used to sue other portfolio companies. Yesterday Twitter announced that they plan to amend the assignments agreements that they sign with their employees. Related articles.

Lying on your resume

Steve Blank

It’s not the crime that gets you, it’s the coverup. Richard Nixon and Watergate. Badly Want the Job. Steve, you left off your education. 

Protecting The Safe Harbors Of The DMCA And Protecting Jobs

A VC : Venture Capital and Technology

My partner Brad and I spent Thursday in DC along with a bunch of entrepreneurs and VCs. The content industry's lobbyists have forged two new bills, one in the Senate called Protect IP and one in the House called E-Parasites.   The DMCA is the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. Fast forward to today.

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Five Lessons Learned From Bringing Cleantech to China

Secret Formula

tl;dr: Experienced cleantech CEOs leverage China instead of fearing it – enlisting self-interested partners to defend IP and manage risk.

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Fear of Failure and Lack of Speed In a Large Corporation

Steve Blank

They know the activities, resources and partners (manufacturing, regulation, IP, supply chain, etc.) – and the costs to deliver the product/service and have well defined product development and product management tools that emphasize the linear nature of shipping products to existing customers. —-. What Drives Innovation?

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How to Shorten Your Sales Cycle and Avoid Wasting Time

Both Sides of the Table

” “There’s no way we’re going to partner in this area. Call high, and get passed down or; B. Call High. Summary.

How to get a job in Venture Capital

Jason Ball's TechBytes

Bonus points if you’re a ninja in your field of expertise. 3) Work in the industry - Accelerators, PR, HR, Design, IP – whatever. Get Analyst, Associate, Principal, Venture Partner, General Partner, Managing Partner – all require different amounts of the above. I get asked this question a *lot*.

Creating a Tech or Biotech: The Entrepreneur

Taffy Williams

great “leave piece&# for partnering your technolo. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. This is fairly common.

What Should You Do with Your Crappy Little Services Business?

Both Sides of the Table

You own the IP you create. In a down market IP can become a huge differentiator. 3. This post originally appeared on TechCrunch. Period.

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.