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Engineering and Raytheon Corp., William Merritt patented a coffee-cup holder that attaches to laptop computers. It presented the biggest challenge of his working life. "It was simple to get the patent ... ...

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5 Legal Mistakes Every Startup Should Avoid

-disclosure contracts before you reveal anything. Patents must be applied for, and although the process may take ... ...

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How to Protect and Leverage Your IP

businesses and one-person shops have IP. These days, small inventors sometimes have hundreds of patents. Individual inventors and small businesses are still the ones who create the vast majority of patent activity. In fact, small businesses receive nearly 15 times the number of patents per employee as larger ... ...

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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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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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20 Places to Get Low Cost or Free Legal Advice for Your Business

eventually included business related topics ranging from forming a corporation to patenting inventions ... ...

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The Why, What and How of Crowdfunding

your project online, the possibility of intellectual property theft rises. Get the necessary patents ... ...

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Where Can I Get Business Financing?

secured by trade secrets or strong patents, as once posted, your idea is ripe for being copied or stolen ... ...

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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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