Entrepreneur: Latest from Tomima Edmark http://www.entrepreneur.com The latest small business tips and advice from Entrepreneur.com. en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Mon, 01 Nov 1999 00:00:00 GMT Do You Copy? To © or not to ©: How a copyright can protect your creative works Mon, 01 Nov 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18550 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18550 To © or not to ©: How a copyright can protect your creative works What's in a Name? Possibly your entire image. Before you rush to get your product on the market, take the time to choose the right name. Fri, 01 Oct 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18666 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18666 Possibly your entire image. Before you rush to get your product on the market, take the time to choose the right name. Inventions: The Next Generation Can't think of an original product? You don't have to. Making an existing product better could be your ticket to success. Wed, 01 Sep 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18214 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18214 Can't think of an original product? You don't have to. Making an existing product better could be your ticket to success. Watch Your Mouth! If you don't want to lose the rights to your idea, don't talk about it--without a nondisclosure agreement, that is. Sun, 01 Aug 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18130 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/18130 If you don't want to lose the rights to your idea, don't talk about it--without a nondisclosure agreement, that is. Now Showing Secrets to presenting your great idea Thu, 01 Jul 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17986 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17986 Secrets to presenting your great idea Second Opinion When the going gets tough, consultants provide the expertise you need. Tue, 01 Jun 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17848 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17848 When the going gets tough, consultants provide the expertise you need. Breaking New Ground You've always been able to patent your inventions. Thanks to recent court rulings, you can now patent your ideas. Sat, 01 May 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17700 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17700 You've always been able to patent your inventions. Thanks to recent court rulings, you can now patent your ideas. On Your Mark . . . Just thought of a great new product? Well, that was the easy part. Here's how to get it off the drawing board. Thu, 01 Apr 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17564 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17564 Just thought of a great new product? Well, that was the easy part. Here's how to get it off the drawing board. Buying Time Have a great idea, but you're not quite ready for a patent? A provisional patent protects your rights--and ''holds your place'' in the Patent Office's line. Mon, 01 Mar 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17338 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17338 Have a great idea, but you're not quite ready for a patent? A provisional patent protects your rights--and ''holds your place'' in the Patent Office's line. The Best Defense Resources to protect yourself against scams and legal thieves. Mon, 01 Feb 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17202 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/17202 Resources to protect yourself against scams and legal thieves. Property Rights What gives you the right to your idea? We'll tell you. Fri, 01 Jan 1999 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16982 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16982 What gives you the right to your idea? We'll tell you. Portion Control Thinking about manufacturing offshore? Consider the cost of quotas first. Tue, 01 Dec 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16852 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16852 Thinking about manufacturing offshore? Consider the cost of quotas first. Surprise Attack Inventors beware: Submarine patents could surface when you least expect it. Sun, 01 Nov 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16738 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16738 Inventors beware: Submarine patents could surface when you least expect it. Shelf Life Want to get your product on grocers' shelves? Don't go it alone. Thu, 01 Oct 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16600 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16600 Want to get your product on grocers' shelves? Don't go it alone. What Price Protection? Want to secure your invention with a patent? It's going to cost you. Tue, 01 Sep 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16406 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16406 Want to secure your invention with a patent? It's going to cost you. Father Of Invention Meet a man who holds more than 60 U.S. patents. (You might learn a thing or two!) Sat, 01 Aug 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16208 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16208 Meet a man who holds more than 60 U.S. patents. (You might learn a thing or two!) Finders Keepers Not sure how to choose the right patent attorney? Here's where to look and what to look for. Wed, 01 Jul 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16000 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/16000 Not sure how to choose the right patent attorney? Here's where to look and what to look for. Testing Your Wings Will your idea fly? Our expert tests the experts. Mon, 01 Jun 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15892 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15892 Will your idea fly? Our expert tests the experts. Got It Made Looking for a manufacturer? Here's a blueprint for getting just what you want. Fri, 01 May 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15622 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15622 Looking for a manufacturer? Here's a blueprint for getting just what you want. Winner's Circle Your chances of hitting the venture capital jackpot could depend on who you know. Wed, 01 Apr 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15464 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15464 Your chances of hitting the venture capital jackpot could depend on who you know. At Your Fingertips Inventor assistance is only a Web site away. Sun, 01 Mar 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15302 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15302 Inventor assistance is only a Web site away. How Much Is Too Much? When it comes to shipping and handling charges, there are no rules. Sun, 01 Feb 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15120 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15120 When it comes to shipping and handling charges, there are no rules. Stop, Thief! Protecting your invention from copycats and crooks. Thu, 01 Jan 1998 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15042 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/15042 Protecting your invention from copycats and crooks. Know-It-Alls Product development companies make getting your invention to market a cinch. Mon, 01 Dec 1997 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14854 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14854 Product development companies make getting your invention to market a cinch. Rest Insured How the right insurance policy can protect you in a patent lawsuit Sat, 01 Nov 1997 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14764 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14764 How the right insurance policy can protect you in a patent lawsuit Model Approach Creating a prototype that will wow investors. Wed, 01 Oct 1997 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14670 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14670 Creating a prototype that will wow investors. Ask Me Anything Answers to the most frequently asked patent questions. Mon, 01 Sep 1997 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14570 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14570 Answers to the most frequently asked patent questions. On Guard! When your patent is under attack, these tips can protect it from infringement. Fri, 01 Aug 1997 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14456 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14456 When your patent is under attack, these tips can protect it from infringement. Bright Ideas Learning the finer points of negotiating Tue, 01 Jul 1997 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14362 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14362 Learning the finer points of negotiating Now Presenting... The best approach to finding buyers for your idea. Sun, 01 Jun 1997 00:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14268 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/14268 The best approach to finding buyers for your idea.