Basic IP Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know
MAY 10, 2016
Unless you have baked in the proper IP protection, it’s far too easy for a great idea to be replicated and for you to be out of the game before even getting started. The following are four classes of protected IP: trademarks, patents, copyrights, and trade secrets.
7 Incredible Web Design, Branding, Digital Marketing Experiences
JANUARY 28, 2013
Masterful design, branding and marketing. Innocent: Passionate Copy and Heart-warming Visual Design. ~ They use geo/ip to work out where I am. Innocent: Passionate Copy and Heart-warming Visual Design. We are surrounded by incredible digital experiences.
When Old IP Comes Back From the Dead
APRIL 23, 2012
What does that have to do with your IP strategy? There are multiple types of IP in this example. If this holographic entertainment goes on tour, it could turn into a whole lot of very real money because of what all that IP makes possible.
How To Protect Your Business With Intellectual Property Rights
Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog
AUGUST 23, 2015
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. Essentially protecting your IP makes it easier to pursue legal action if someone steals or copies your work. The design or look of your products. IP rights provide protection against someone directly copying your idea. Designs.
The Law on Fonts and Typefaces: Frequently Asked Questions
MARCH 23, 2011
The right typeface is often the key to a great logo, graphic or web design. protects only the font software, not the artistic design of the typeface. may be the only country in the western world not to recognize intellectual property rights in typeface design.
Abstract launches private alpha to redesign the design process
Version One Ventures
NOVEMBER 22, 2016
Josh was previously the principal designer at Twitter. Abstract is building a common infrastructure to support the modern design workflow. If you’re a digital designer, you’ve probably run into some or all of these challenges: Your assets are disorganized and scattered across several places. It helps with the “other half” of design work: managing changes/versions, documenting the work, and making sure everyone stays informed.
Twitter Link Roundup #117 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More
JANUARY 26, 2012
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]. 50 Great Adobe Photoshop Tutorials That Every Designer Should Know About – [link]. 10 Creative Brochure designs - [link].
Startup Blog: Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined
MARCH 21, 2011
Monday, March 21, 2011 Intellectual Property (IP) and Know-how: Defined This blog will eventually discuss several key issues relating to your technology, including: selection, acquisition of rights, due diligence, commercial market, time to market, end users, size of market, and much more.
Someone Stole My Startup Idea – Part 3: The Best Defense is a Good IP Strategy
DECEMBER 10, 2009
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. _. Just about anything can be patented : circuits, hardware, software, applied algorithms, formulas, designs, user interfaces, applications, systems.
Nuts & Bolts of Intellectual Property for New Startups
DECEMBER 22, 2011
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. Second in importance only to talented people, IP in all its forms is the key asset comprising most of the value of any tech startup.
Twitter Link Roundup #71 – Small Business, Social Media, Design, Copywriting, Marketing And More
JANUARY 26, 2011
These posts and videos are about logo design , web design , startups, entrepreneurship, small business, leadership, social media, marketing, and more! Best Practices and Tips for Restaurant Web Design – [link]. 100 Unique Business Cards Design Inspiration – [link].
Innovative Technology and Design Prototypes from Israel’s miLAB
JUNE 8, 2011
The wearer of the shirt encodes a text, image or link that they would like to share using a personally designed barcode shaped as a pattern of LEDs on the shirt. Student: Gabriel Paciornik (Industrial Design student from Shenkar College of Engineering and Design).
3 Reasons Why The Defend Trade Secrets Act Will Help U.S. Manufacturers Protect IP
MARCH 30, 2016
Trade secrets - including manufacturing designs & processes, customer lists and R&D information - are the 'secret sauce' of manufacturing competitiveness
Protect Your Business Plan Like It’s Your Baby—Here’s How
Up and Running
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
Nearly all businesses, whether they are small or large, are comprised of intellectual property (IP) and trade secrets, which can serve as the foundation for commercial success. Examples of IP and trade secrets include but are not limited to: Business plans. Any type of design.
How to optimize your business with a mobile app
The Next Web
DECEMBER 8, 2014
Not to mention, mobile data traffic will grow three times faster than fixed IP traffic. Design & Dev Entrepreneur Analysis and Opinion How-To''s This post is brought to you by Intellectsoft - helping you build software with intelligence.
The Top 5 Intellectual Property Mistakes
Up and Running
SEPTEMBER 22, 2014
My business doesn’t have IP. 100% of businesses have Intellectual Property (IP). IP is not just for tech businesses or inventors. Even if you simply decide to launch a crowdfunding campaign, you’re exposing your IP to risk. What IP do you have?
The high road to building an enterprise SaaS company
The Next Web
JUNE 8, 2014
B2B companies, often due to the higher barriers to develop a working product, have historically been less popular with early-stage investors – such barriers sometimes involve tough requirements for core IP and deep technology. Design & Dev Entrepreneur Analysis and Opinion
Why Content Personalization Is Not Web Personalization (and What to Do About It)
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
Personalization reduces the amount of information and the number of options to help guide visitors through a funnel that’s designed just for them and their individual needs. Design entire UXs for each segment.
Special: The 56 Israeli Companies Exhibiting in Mobile World Congress 2011
JANUARY 16, 2011
Aerotel Medical Systems is a world leading manufacturer of modular, home and mobile telecare and telemedicine solutions designed to transfer essential data over the telephone, mobile phone and the Internet.
Why Your Company NEEDS to Start Playing Pokémon Go
JULY 12, 2016
Obviously, there’s going to be some drop-off when it comes to daily spend as the hype wears out, but Pokémon has a number of benefits that could add to its stickiness, including a beloved IP and ample avenues to expand its content offerings in order to keep users coming back.
Start-up Tips: Identifying Intellectual Property, Simplified
MAY 14, 2015
I’ve attended many IP seminars and conferences conducted specifically for businesses and they are generally always about Patents. Designs. Designs are shapes or patterns or colours or lines or a combination of them that are applied to an object.
Why You Should Care about Intellectual Property
Up and Running
SEPTEMBER 29, 2014
In order to protect your business’s IP, learn the four different categories. Yes, your business has intellectual property (IP). In fact, 100 percent of businesses have IP. Your email list, logo, sales process, and even your website domain are parts of your IP.
Copyrights, Patents, Trademarks, and Trade Secrets…How Do You Protect Your Creations?
Up and Running
JUNE 1, 2015
In the simplest terms, intellectual property (IP) pertains to things you create with your mind; not the ideas themselves, but the expression of the ideas in some form. There are four common types of IP: . Trademarks (including design rights).
A VC : Venture Capital and Technology
MAY 22, 2013
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. Our portfolio companies are independent of USV and can make up their own minds about their IP strategies. No, I am not blogging about India Pale Ale, although I must say that I am a big fan of it.
The Internet is Ready for Things
OCTOBER 8, 2016
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. I’m not a fan of the term “Internet of Things” (IoT), but it is the best way to describe a future where more and more devices are Internet-connected. As computation and communication get cheaper, more “dumb” devices will be “smart” and on-line.
StartupRoar - Great Content for Startups
JULY 13, 2011
This site aggregates and filters content from thought leaders who talk about topics such as Marketing , Sales , Design , Revenue , Hiring , Social Media , Business Models , Metrics , PR , Venture Capital , Angel Investors , Bootstrapping , Incubators , Agile and many others.
Christine: Sprints ILEC-Hosted IP Centrex Deployment Strategy
MARCH 14, 2006
« How the Big Guys Support VoIP Through Mesh Network Transitions | Main | Why Sling Media is Protecting Consumer Freedom » Sprints ILEC-Hosted IP Centrex Deployment Strategy How are ILECs and CLECs propping up their market share in traditional TDM voice services? Christine (.net)
Fear of Failure and Lack of Speed In a Large Corporation
MARCH 11, 2015
I 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. But running a Lean Startup inside an organization designed for execution is an exercise in futility.
I-Corps @ NIH – Pivoting the Curriculum
JUNE 26, 2014
Activities cover clinical trials, FDA approvals, Freedom to Operate (IP, Licenses) software development, drug or device design, etc. Resources may be CRO’s, CPT consultants, IP, Financial or Human resources (regardless of whether they’re consultants or employees.).
Corporate Acquisitions of Startups: Why Do They Fail?
APRIL 23, 2014
Remember, the definition of a startup is a temporary organization designed to search for a repeatable and scalable business model. ( If the startup is acquired for its IP, talent or revenue, it should be rapidly integrated into the acquirer.
The Audacious Plan to Make Electricity as Easy as WiFi
Both Sides of the Table
OCTOBER 30, 2014
Here is where having Marc Berte and a team out of MIT who have designed systems like this for years gave one confidence we could do something others couldn’t copy and at price points that could make us market leaders over night. We hired IP specialists to review prior art.
Lying on your resume
JULY 30, 2012
Most of the sales force were previously design engineers. But instead the minute I said, “my first startup used CATV coax to implement a local-area network for process control systems (which 35 years ago pre-Ethernet and TCP/IP was pretty cutting edge.)
Going Global: 8 Things to Consider If You Want to Expand Your Business
Up and Running
OCTOBER 14, 2015
Are there greater opportunities for higher rankings in the search engines, or is the design of your website helping or hindering you? ( The choice of where to base your IP holding company has become a key strategic decision for a company’s board of directors.
Top Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make
MARCH 13, 2013
Finally, completely understand who owns what as the relationship persists, especially in the case of intellectual property (IP). Not Protecting IP Ownership. Some entrepreneurs make the mistake of creating IP for their new venture while they are still employed by another company.
IX WebHosting Review
Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog
APRIL 5, 2015
Web designing software. Subscribers to this plan would enjoy one free domain as well as two dedicated IP addresses. Three dedicated IP addresses. 15 dedicated IP. Two dedicated IPs. Two dedicated IPs. Two dedicated IPs. Introduction.
How to Master Content Marketing
Duct Tape Marketing
OCTOBER 26, 2016
She’s an award-winning graphic designer and marketing consultant who, for 30 years, has been teaching small business owners how to grow their business with a combined system of marketing, strategy, and design.
Qualcomm’s Corporate Entrepreneurship Program – Lessons Learned (Part 2)
JANUARY 30, 2013
Doing so meant they would have to take risks for IP acquisition and customer/market risks outside their experience or comfort zone. 2) We should have had buy-in about the value of disruptive new business models, design and open innovation thinking.
Is Your WordPress Website Optimised?
MARCH 30, 2017
Starting with a nicely designed WordPress theme is the first place to start as nice clean code will make it easier and quicker for your website to render. You can block users from logging in by certain usernames and also IP addresses.
How to Avoid Innovation Theater: The Six Decisions To Make Before Establishing an Innovation Outpost
DECEMBER 8, 2015
Startups are developing IP relevant to the disruption. This is the third in a series about the changing models of corporate innovation co-authored with Evangelos Simoudis. Evangelos and I are working on what we hope will become a book about the new model for corporate entrepreneurship.
Copywrong Again: Founding the Next Pinterest or Napster?
JULY 3, 2012
Copyright is not the only type of IP right implicated — and others such as rights of privacy and publicity become increasingly relevant in the age of social media — but it provides many of the most accessible examples.