The Reality of Royalties
An expert explains why investors ask for them and what that means for you and your company.
Selling a Business
Digitally Sold: The Logistics of Transferring Your Online Business
Instead of handing over keys to a building, you're transferring account passwords, intellectual property and domain names.
Protecting an Idea Is Easy. Selling an Idea Is Hard.
I received great advice from my patent attorney after freaking out about one of my big ideas.
5 Reasons Your Startup Should Add a 'Shark' to the Dream Team
Your startup has its your hustler, its hipster, its hacker. But, wait, isn't somebody missing here?
Fact vs Fiction
4 Intellectual Property Myths That You Should Avoid
Don't get tripped up in legal technicalities in the pursuit of protecting your ideas.
Burning Man Considers Legal Action Against Quiznos After Parody Ad
The festival didn't find a video made by the sandwich chain mocking Burning Man for selling out very funny.
Low-Cost Patent Search Options for Inventors on a Budget
Inventors routinely believe they were the first to think of their great idea. They are not routinely correct.
3 Things to Do After You Register a Trademark
To maximize your protection, follow this quick checklist.
Are Standard Equity Stakes in Spinoffs Misguided?
Universities may be missing out on owning a share of their strongest spinoffs.
Ready To Launch
5 Preventable Disasters That Have Ruined Countless Startups
Allowing your business to succumb to one of these entirely preventable fates will lead to regret.
California Man Sues Uber Claiming It Stole Ridesharing Idea
The complaint accusing alleges misappropriation of trade secrets and breach of contract.
Why File Design Patents? Modern Uses of a Classic Form of Intellectual Property.
Today's smart companies -- big and small -- are using them as part of a comprehensive IP strategy.
When It Comes to Knockoffs, Imitation Is the Costliest Form of Flattery
Trademarks and patents are far from perfect protection but they are, literally, the least a business can do to protect itself from counterfeiters.
Make More Happen
Artist Claims Apple Stole His Style
The suit demands Apple and the design firm Craig & Karl immediately cease using the images in question.
Starting a Business
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