Intellectual Property http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/intellectual-property The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Intellectual Property en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:33:00 GMT Your One-Stop Guide to Royalty Rates (Infographic) There are several important factors to consider before you license your invention. Here's a handy overview to help you out. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:33:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235851 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235851 Nina Zipkin Hasbro to Let Fans Design 3-D Printed My Little Pony Art Hasbro and the online marketplace Shapeways said their team-up marks the first time that a major global company has opened up its intellectual property for fan-made products. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:19:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235808 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235808 Geoff Weiss Why Protecting Intellectual Property Is Crucial to Business Success on 5 Counts An ounce of prevention can be really worth the investment. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235467 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235467 Darin Klemchuk Tesla's New Patent Strategy Makes Sense For a large number of people to replace their gasoline-powered cars with electric- vehicles, many automakers need to make electric cars. Tue, 08 Jul 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235408 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235408 Scott Shane How to Triage Your Intellectual Property Needs While this protection can rack up a bill, businesses will gain certain competitive advantages in the process. Thu, 15 May 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233927 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233927 Darin Klemchuk How to Avoid Trademark Infringement Infringing on someone else's trademark is no laughing matter. Attorney Doug Wolf offers up advice on what entrepreneurs need to know about trademark infringement. Wed, 26 Mar 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232518 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232518 Doug Wolf Counteracting Copyright and Trademark Infringement Online Take protective measures and find out how enforcement actions can provide your businesss relief. Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232405 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232405 Darin Klemchuk When Entrepreneurs Should Be Concerned About Copyrighting and Trademarking Dealing with legalities like copyright and trademarks can be a confusing (and costly) matter for entrepreneurs. Our expert attorney Doug Wolf provides some insight into this gray area. Wed, 19 Mar 2014 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232304 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232304 Doug Wolf 7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property Misunderstandings about patents and copyrights can cost your business. Avoid these traps. Tue, 18 Mar 2014 19:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232263 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232263 David G. Oberdick When It Makes Sense to Hire a Patent Attorney While patent attorneys can be costly, they can help protect your ideas and work, which can save you money down the road. Wed, 12 Mar 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232119 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/232119 Doug Wolf How to Take Advantage of the “First-to-File” Patent System There were big changes last year to who acquires protection. Here are answers to four common questions. Tue, 04 Mar 2014 19:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231884 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231884 Kirby Drake What Sochi Can Teach Us About Trademarks When it was announced that Sochi would be the home of the 2014 Olympics, the International Olympic Committee jumped into motion, filing numerous trademark applications to protect the Olympic brand. While your startup doesn't have the global presence of the Olympics, here are some tips on how to protect your brand. Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231632 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231632 Anderson Duff Keeping Your Intellectual Property Safe and Sound Whether they know it or not, almost all startups possess some sort of intellectual property. Here are a few ways to protect these IP secrets. Fri, 07 Feb 2014 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231309 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231309 Mary Juetten How to Sell Your Business for Top Dollar in 2014 2014 looks like it's going to be a seller's market for small businesses, so here are five tips to help you know what you're worth. Tue, 07 Jan 2014 19:54:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230682 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230682 Elaine Pofeldt How to Keep Your Startup's Secrets Private Our expert attorney Peter Buckland discusses how startups should go about divulging startup secrets to investors, business partners and others. Thu, 26 Dec 2013 15:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230541 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230541 Peter Buckland Will the New Patent Law Kill the Garage Inventor and Startup? Congress got it wrong when it harmonized U.S. patent laws with the rest of the world. Now, startups and American inventors are at a disadvantage. Thu, 21 Nov 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230034 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230034 Bernard Klosowski The Big Benefits Behind These Three Little Letters: D.B.A. A "Doing Business As" filing can be used to both start or expand a current business on the quick. Here, accounting whiz Mark Kohler parses the innumerable ways he loves DBAs. Tue, 15 Oct 2013 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/229445 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/229445 Mark J. Kohler Why Intellectual Property Allows You to Be An Entrepreneur Some argue you can't patent an idea, but if IP laws didn't exist, would you even be in business? Tue, 15 Oct 2013 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229407 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229407 Erik Telford 7 Ways to Save Big Bucks On a Patent Attorney It's easy to run up the bills when hiring a patent attorney. Here are some steps to keep you from blowing your whole budget. Mon, 14 Oct 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229315 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229315 Stephen Key How Can I Legally Improve a Product I Didn't Create? An innovator wonders if her ideas could generate a profit or a lawsuit. Ask Entrepreneur's legal expert answers, pointing out red flags that could keep the green out of reach. Tue, 24 Sep 2013 20:50:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/answer/228410 http://www.entrepreneur.com/answer/228410 Nina Kaufman