Is Your Intellectual Property Protected?

YFS Magazine

Business Law Grow copyright Intellectual Property ip theft patents trademarksIn case your IP is stolen or used without your permission, there are a number of paths that you can take. Here's what every entrepreneur needs to know.

Patent and Intellectual Property Protection for Startups

The Startup Magazine

Intellectual property is the most important asset of many start-ups. Here is a summary of the main forms of intellectual property protection in the UK. Trademarks can be applied for from the UK Intellectual Property Office.

Every Startup Needs Intellectual Property To Thrive

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 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.

Start-up Tips: Identifying Intellectual Property, Simplified

YoungUpstarts

Intellectual Property, simply put, is a creation of the mind that’s unique. Intellectual Property is all about protecting what’s “mine”. Navarre Roy is a Senior Associate with Selvam and Selvam , a boutique law firm that specializes in Intellectual Property.

Intellectual Property 101

Up and Running

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

Up and Running

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.

Social Media Accounts are Intellectual Property

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.

Business Owners Need To Understand Intellectual Property Law

YoungUpstarts

Understanding the four main types of intellectual property is a preliminary step to intellectual property acumen as patents, trademarks, trade secrets and copyrights each have their own legal protections. Does my company own its intellectual property?

Protecting Intellectual Property: Strategies for Startups

Women Entrepreneurs Can

In the rush to get your business off the ground, you might neglect the need to protect your intellectual property. But if your intellectual property is original and differentiates you from your competition, it will be one of the most valuable parts of your business.

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.

Nuts & Bolts of Intellectual Property for New Startups

Gust

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

Intellectual Property for Startups in the Real World

Gust

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.

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.

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.

There’s gold in re-purposing intellectual property.

Berkonomics

Intellectual property is the principle asset of technology companies.

All About Patents: An Entrepreneur’s Guide

YoungUpstarts

Alternatively, you can search AmericanBar.org to locate pro bono intellectual property attorneys in your area to see if there may be a pro bono patent attorney who is able to conduct research on your behalf and assist you in filing your patent.

What Start-Ups Need to Know About Protecting Intellectual Property Around the World

ReadWriteStart

Intellectual Property (IP) is vitally important to start-ups. But start-ups face significant challenges in acquiring, maintaining and enforcing their intellectual property.

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

A Blogger’s Guide To Trademarks And Copyrights

YoungUpstarts

Below are some guide in navigating the world of intellectual property, trademark, and copyright. Intellectual Property. So save yourself a future headache and register your intellectual property today. Alright, so you’re a blogger.

Protecting Your Business Idea

YoungUpstarts

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3 Ways To Protect Corporate Business Assets

YoungUpstarts

Not only do enterprise-level businesses need to protect their intellectual property, but they must also protect physical assets. Register Intellectual Property. Others business assets business security intellectual property

4 Different Lawyers That Entrepreneurs Need

The Startup Magazine

Intellectual Property Lawyer. If your new business is heavily vested in creating new products and ideas, then it might be a good idea to have an intellectual property lawyer on staff.

[Infographic] The Cybersquatting Phenomenon

YoungUpstarts

But companies wanting to protect their trademarks can file a complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) – and many do.

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.

What All New Entrepreneurs Need To Know About Trademarks

YoungUpstarts

Entrepreneurs need to learn how to register a trademark , as well as other dos and don’ts surrounding the protection of their precious intellectual property. Others intellectual property intellectual property rights trademark trademark law

Defending Groundbreaking Ideas From Killer Competition

YoungUpstarts

One of the most effective ways to protect your intellectual property is to patent it. Contact an experienced legal representative to advise you about how to proceed and keep your intellectual property secure. by Lewis Robinson. It’s finally happened.

5 Ways To Protect Your Idea From Theft

YoungUpstarts

Professionalisms business advice business idea idea protection intellectual property intellectual property rights Lewis Robinsonby Lewis Robinson.

4 Steps To Register A Trademark In India – The Fast And Cost Effective Way

YoungUpstarts

Raja Pannir Selvam is a Managing Attorney with Selvam and Selvam , a law firm specializing in Intellectual Property. His main expertise lies in Trademark law and Domain disputes within the field of intellectual property.

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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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Trademark or Copyright – Which Does Your Small Business Need?

YoungUpstarts

According to copyright.gov , “Copyright, a form of intellectual property law, protects original works of authorship including literary, dramatic, musical, and artistic works, such as poetry, novels, movies, songs, computer software, and architecture.” by Xavier Morales.

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

Basic IP Tips Every Entrepreneur Should Know

YoungUpstarts

An intellectual property lawyer can help you identify all your IP assets and develop a comprehensive legal framework with strategies to mitigate your risk and exposure. Image credit: Copyright message from Shutterstock. by Paige Zandri, Attorney Network Director at Priori Legal.

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5 Legal Mistakes To Avoid

YoungUpstarts

Professionalisms business mistakes intellectual property legal issues Vivek Jayaramby Vivek Jayaram , founder and president of Jayaram Law Group. Entrepreneurs are talented at doing many things, and they like to move fast.

How to File Patents in Multiple Countries

Up and Running

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.

10 Signs You Have What It Takes To Be An Inventor

YFS Magazine

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.

Tips On Negotiating A Licensing Agreement For Your Patent

YoungUpstarts

Safeguarding intellectual property is complicated and it requires the work of a professional attorney who is familiar with the process. #2. Professionalisms Andrew Armstrong intellectual property intellectual property rights management licensing licensing agreement

The Importance of Trademarking

Up and Running

See Also: Intellectual Property 101. It protects your image and ensures that other businesses don’t infringe on your intellectual property. See Also: Why You Should Care about Intellectual Property. See Also: The Top 5 Intellectual Property Mistakes.

Getting A Software Patent Is Valuable But Frustrating

Startup Professionals Musings

For a software startup, a patent can be the intellectual property providing the key competitive advantage, or it can be an expensive non-defensible bureaucratic nightmare -- or both. business frustration intellectual property software patent startup valuation

Should You Patent Your Idea?

Up and Running

Every country has a defined list of certain properties or things that are not patentable —they fall under the category of non-patentable subject matter. Patentscope by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) gives anyone access to 65+ millions of patent documents.