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In The Mix

Trademark secrets, a business that delivers

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This story appears in the February 1999 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

Q: My brother and I came up with a few awesome recipes fordrink mixes that we think are delicious enough to market and makeinto a business. What should we do to protect the recipes?

A: It's hard to get a patent for a recipe, but it canbe done. To be given a patent, a recipe must be significantlydifferent from other drink mixes on the market.

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