Category Archives: Intellectual Property

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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Common Factors in the Decision to File a Patent Application

When working with an inventor or  startup, a frequent question is whether it is prudent to proceed with a patent application. More often than not, I am not in a position to concisely answer the question, as the question may … Continue reading

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Keep Your Startup’s Data Secret

Recently I have talked with some scared startups. Scenario #1: Startup has its data on a flash drive and loses the flash drive. Scenario #2: Person has startup’s data on a laptop and the laptop is stolen. The common theme … Continue reading

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