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Ten Common Concerns with Expanding Business to the United States

Ten Common Concerns with Doing Business in the United States

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Startup IP, Investors, and Nondisclosures

Frequently, in an intellectual property consultation with a startup team, we inventory and discuss the intellectual property involved in the business plan and the timing, cost, and strategy in protecting it. As some intellectual property rights can be impacted or … Continue reading

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Governmental Sources for Inventor Prototyping and Manufacturing Assistance

Many small businesses need help with design and development of inventions at various stages. A startup may want a mockup or virtual prototype in order to pitch for funding. Later, the business may need a working prototype for further proof … Continue reading

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Startup Myth – First Come First Served for Domain Names

Frequently I encounter businesses seeking to protect a brand name. In discussing the actions taken to date taken, owners frequently state that they have registered the domain name corresponding to the desired brand name. Frequently, they believe that their name … Continue reading

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Small Business Innovative Research Funding for Your Patentable Concept

Funding is a concern for many startups and small business creating new products.  The Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) is a congressionally authorized, federal program that may be an option for funding for some of those businesses operating in select … Continue reading

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