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They use early IPOs as an alternative to traditional venture funding But one of the things that the investors place a huge importance on is a very sophisticated robust patent operation So whereas it used to be you d…

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David Morland a partner with LP Advisors moderated the first panel He lead off the segment by pointing out that in the United States patents are being both applied for and issued in record numbers year after year He…

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I have had a fair number of clients staff members and managers and have been fortunate to glean various nuggets of wisdom from my interactions with all of them I now share those learnings distilled into ten business-oriented rules…

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Anyone can say I know what I'm doing and that is the problem The lesson is simple It is far better for a prospective client or customer to come to the understanding that you know what you are talking…

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Making a startup into a successful small business venture requires more than an entrepreneurial heart and willpower It takes a loyal base comprised of engaged connected customers and clients to help a business go from start up to sustainable…

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Licensing is relatively easy and potentially less risk financially and less time consuming but licensing also has its negatives So I went to Surf Expo with my wife to help us decide what to do At the tradeshow we…

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In my opinion the best way to judge the success or failure of the patent system is by looking broadly at the type of competition it enables or disables in the marketplace And that doesn't mean focusing solely on…

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The month of January started off quite busy which in all likelihood was as the result of deals and announcements either held over or that simply couldn't get done in the run up to closing out the year There…

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By now you may have noticed that most successful businesses have a blog This is no coincidence Blogging can help you gain customers drive traffic to your website and raise your rank in the search engine result pages Here…

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Not surprisingly began with a predictable rush of interesting news So here are some of the most recent highlights from court rulings and medical study findings to FDA doings and steps taken to developed new parameters for prescribing and…

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When the media paints images of all patents being bad they are doing a disservice to the industry and ignoring the good that has come from patented innovation and the sharing of such innovation via patent pools and other…

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We pick up our conversation with where many inventors stumble as they attempt to move from idea person to small business person We also discuss lessons learned from a Big Bang Theory episode as well as the important of…

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