Every Startup Needs Intellectual Property To Thrive

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A large portion of your competitive advantage and your potential value to investors is the size of your intellectual property portfolio. When someone says Intellectual Property (IP), most entrepreneurs think only of patents. intellectual property IP patent portfolio

8 Intellectual Property Items Every Startup Needs

Startup Professionals Musings

A large portion of your competitive advantage and your potential value to investors is the size of your intellectual property portfolio. When someone says Intellectual Property (IP), most entrepreneurs think only of patents.

Intellectual Property 101

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Please consult with an attorney before making any intellectual property or other legal decisions. Does your business have intellectual property? The post Intellectual Property 101 appeared first on Bplans Blog.

Why You Should Care about Intellectual Property

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All businesses have intellectual property. Yes, your business has intellectual property (IP). Intellectual property is divided into four major categories: Copyrights: software, literature works, and TV broadcasts.

The Top 5 Intellectual Property Mistakes

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Please consult with an attorney before making any intellectual property or other legal decisions. Read on to see five common mistakes regarding intellectual property, so you can avoid the pitfalls. 100% of businesses have Intellectual Property (IP).

7 Things to Know Before You Start Licensing Intellectual Property

Inc Startups

From pigs to pictures, you can rent intellectual property. But beware the details

Yes, You Do Have Intellectual Property. Here's What to Do With It

Inc Startups

IP attorney Jason Webb says your intellectual property may account for as much as 80% of your business's value. Here's how to find and protect it. Strategy

Intellectual Property for Startups in the Real World

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Last month we covered the basics of intellectual property (IP) for startups, including a simple taxonomy, some common issues and related documents for entrepreneurs to use when forming a new startup. Industry Experts entrepreneurs entrepreneurship intellectual property IP legal startups structure tacticsGiven that 2011 is already behind us, I’d like to take a brief time-out from the usual legal and financial wonkery to wish you and your loved ones a Happy New Year.

Nuts & Bolts of Intellectual Property for New Startups

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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. Industry Experts 101 advisors entrepreneurs entrepreneurship execution intellectual property IP legal startups team venture capital

VC Perspective on Intellectual Property

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Intellectual Property Recommendations for Startup Product Managers

The Product Guy

In our a recent live stream from one of our mentors of The Product Mentor , Steven Cohn, lead a conversation around “Intellectual Property Recommendations for Startup Product Managers”.

Startups and Intellectual Property (IP)

BeyondVC

Lately questions about Intellectual Property or IP have been cropping up left and right. Entrepreneurship Venture Capital entrepreneurship intellectual property IP startups venture capitalEliot Durbin (my partner at BOLDstart Ventures) and I had a long discussion this morning in preparation for his panel today about IP and patents.

Startups and Intellectual Property (IP)

BeyondVC

Lately questions about Intellectual Property or IP have been cropping up left and right. Entrepreneurship Venture Capital entrepreneurship intellectual property IP startups venture capitalEliot Durbin (my partner at BOLDstart Ventures) and I had a long discussion this morning in preparation for his panel today about IP and patents.

How To Protect Your Business With Intellectual Property Rights

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

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. If you haven’t had the time yet to fully explore all the options available to you, here is an overview of the different types of Intellectual Property and how they can contribute to the ultimate success of your business.

How Does Your State Rank with Protecting Your Intellectual Property?

Inc Startups

50 state ranking of intellectual property rights protection

Intellectual Property is More Than Patents

Startup Professionals Musings

When someone says Intellectual Property (IP), most people think only of patents. The company name becomes your intellectual property at the moment you incorporate your startup as an LLC or a Corporation.

Intellectual property gone mad

EIN News

kinds of intellectual property were non-transferable. Would venture capitalists be less likely to invest, would startups. question. Patent and copyright law in the U.S. derives from the Constitution, and it's for

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

High Contrast

If company intellectual property is not a collateral someone can lay a claim to, it reverts to it owners prior to incorporation. If the intellectual property was created inside the company, e.g., when three employees file a patent, the IP goes to the inventors and is shared equally. I had created a significant amount of intellectual property during that period. startups business idea ownership intellectual property intellectual property rights technolog

Entrepreneurs Must Defend Intellectual Property Rights

Inc Startups

There''s a movement afoot to transfer your intellectual property into the public domain. It''s communism by another name and needs to be stopped

Intellectual Property Tips for Start Ups

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As an Angel investor and retired intellectual property lawyer I am struck by the amount of money spent by startups for IP. Blog Intellectual Property UncategorizedBy Lee Rahn. There are so many cash demands made on a new venture that I think management should consider engaging in more self-help to meet their IP needs.

3 Steps to Protecting Intellectual Property

Inc Startups

Many start-up owners are concerned with the intellectual property (IP) of their company, and they should be. How do you keep your IP safe from view. and under what circumstances should you show it to others?

10 Ways to Protect Your Intellectual Property

Inc Startups

Companies like Facebook and Twitter show that intellectual property isn't the must-have it once was. How important is intellectual property protection to your startup? Patent what is important to others, not just you Make time to get smart on intellectual property.

4 Ways to Protect Your Intellectual Property (Infographic)

Inc Startups

The greatest invention in the world is nothing without the proper intellectual property protections. Here''s how to prevent copycats from ripping off your idea

Tax Incentives for Intellectual Property Not Likely to Stop Inversions

Inc Startups

Want to make more lawyers rich? Enact a Patent Box, says one critic, but it won't prevent American corporations from pursuing tax inversion deals

Six Tips to Make Sure You Aren’t Poaching Intellectual Property Along with Employees

YoungUpstarts

Ultimately, establishing an overall culture of respect for intellectual property is your best defense against information contamination when you are hiring employees away from the competition.

How To Protect Your Startup Idea From Day One

YFS Magazine

Business Law Grow Intellectual Property legal tips patents protecting your trademark trademarksHistory is rife with nightmarish stories of stolen ideas that keep entrepreneurs up at night.

Why It Pays To Patent Your Invention

YFS Magazine

Business Law Grow Intellectual Property inventors patentsInventing is not something everyone does, but it's something everyone wants to take credit for. Here's why patenting your invention is a good idea.

Update on America’s Slipping Global Competitiveness– Implications for Intellectual Property Development of Senate Bill 515

Pascal's View

patent system and broadly impact intellectual property rights in our country. This morning I gave the keynote speech at the ICAP Ocean Tomo IP auction in San Francisco.

Dear China: Stop Stealing My Intellectual Property, Or Else

Inc Startups

Intellectual property theft is an enormous and growing burden for American business. I shouldn’t have to worry about reinventing it again because of intellectual property theft abroad.

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

Taffy Williams

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.

How to Protect Your Intellectual Property When Crowdfunding: 5 Tips

Inc Startups

Be smart and get funded without divulging your trade secrets

How to File Patents in Multiple Countries

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You can also file your international patent application directly with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) , without filing with the U.S. Law and Taxes Starting a Business intellectual Property IP patentsYour U.S.

Key Facts In Keeping Your Ideas Safe

YoungUpstarts

With over 30 years of combined Patent and Trademark experience, they will be able to protect your intellectual property. Others intellectual property intellectual property rights intellectual property rights management

Innovators Travel to Washington to Oppose Intellectual Property Legislation

EIN News

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)is bringing 15 venture capitalists specializing in Internet innovation to Washington on. association promoting growth in the $190 billion U.S. consumer electronics industry. More than 2,000 companies

Protecting Your Business Idea

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Is Your Small Business Vulnerable To IP Theft?

YFS Magazine

Business Law Grow Intellectual Property ip theft legal legal tipsDoes your business have the policies, procedures, and personnel emplace to withstand the impact of IP theft and overall security breaches? This article Is Your Small Business Vulnerable To IP Theft?

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Invention vs. Innovation: The Chicken Or The Egg?

YFS Magazine

A common misconception plaguing entrepreneurs today is this: the terms “innovation” Plan innovation Intellectual Property invention patents starting a business

There’s gold in re-purposing intellectual property.

Berkonomics

Intellectual property is the principle asset of technology companies.

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? Inventors do not always have ownership and rights to license the intellectual property they create. Intellectual Property: How Do I Get Rights to Pate.

10 Signs You Have What It Takes To Be An Inventor

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Plan creativity innovation Intellectual Property invention inventors patents product development starting a businessWhat differentiates those who do have the bones of an inventor from us regular people? See if you’ve got what it takes to invent.