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To Patent or Not to Patent

: Run & Grow Business, Legal Issues Do I always need a patent for my business idea? The quick answer is no, not always. But for some reason most people want to patent their idea. Let’s explore. How often have you heard someone say, “My idea needs a patent” or “I will make a billion on a patent ... ...

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Mentor Helped Lead Inventors to Patents

Thu, 2012-05-24 10:26 Steve Greenfield - former SCORE client, current SCORE mentor and owner of Greenfield Patents Invention and Patent Consulting - has helped hundreds of SCORE clients obtain the proper patents for their inventions ... ...

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SCORE Mentor Gives Advice on Product Patents - HuffPost Business

Thu, 2011-12-22 12:13 Jerry Chautin of SCORE Atlanta tells the story of client "Mr. Spinwall" navigating the world of patents with the help of SCORE mentor, Dick Fenster.   CLICK TO READ THE ARTICLE ... ...

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How to Get a Patent

I need a patent or maybe a trademark? - LT  A: Do you remember the first video arcade ... ...

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Understanding Intellectual Property: What Every Entrepreneur Should Know About IP

: •    The different types of intellectual property (trademark, copyright, patent). •    Is my idea protectable by IP? •    Why would I want a patent, copyright or trademark? •    How much does a patent ... ...

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A Hand Up for Small Businesses

Fri, 2012-02-24 10:42 "Organizations like SCORE and the Small Business Development Center can lend a hand, whether that's arranging financial counseling, connecting owners with a patent attorney or pointing ... ...

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Podcast: Intellectual Property

with other intellectual properties, such as trademarks and patents, notification is useful. Dennis ... ...

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TC brothers grow sporting equipment lights business

, find a way to attach the lights to equipment, develop a business plan, file a patent ... ...

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10 Steps to Protecting Your Ideas

a Preliminary Patentability. Search to discover what patents exist like your ideas— and get a patent attorney to render you a Patentability Opinion. There are many ways to conduct the search, including the Patent ... ...

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Alternative Financing for Small Businesses

, inventory, machinery, patents, trademarks or other assets where value can be determined. Alternative ... ...

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