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This article is a primer for entrepreneurs who need to understand the basics of intellectual property law as a precursor to selecting how to protect their intangible assets, trade secrets and know-how, trademarks and trade names, patents and patent applications, and copyrights.
Distributors, sales representatives, and cooperatives are all different venues for enabling entrepreneurial companies to sell their products and services. Understand the similarities and differences, and chose the alternative that is right for your business.
Effective business planning is critical to an entrepreneurial company's long-term success and its ability to raise capital and grow successfully. A properly prepared Business Plan should tell a story, make an argument and conservatively predict the future. All companies have different stories to tell, different arguments to make and different futures to predict, so they must resist the temptation to copy from others or to follow a rigid outline.
Many entrepreneurs assume IP protection is part of the entrepreneurial process, and often don't ask the right questions to determine if it's the right path for them. In this story, the author shows how his team first identified a market need and a product solution, then considered patenting their product.
Carving a niche in a specialty business entails listening to customers for specific needs and becoming known in the industry as an expert or insider, says the cofounder of a broker-dealer that serves credit unions.
How do medical device startups and other new healthcare businesses get investments? They need to know how to answer some key questions, according to the manager of the West Health Investment Fund.
Medical mobile apps will be placing patients in closer touch with their own health data, if doctors are willing to give up that control. That was one of the takeaways from a speaker at the mHealth Summit going on in Washington, D.C.
New healthcare businesses in some medical cities may benefit from the Occupy Wall Street movement. Read more about how cities in areas without state incentives for investment could be better off in the near future.
Leaders of biotech companies and other life science businesses need to keep their speeches focused and light on the science. Read more about this and other tips for giving great speeches to investors or anyone else.
Life science entrepreneurs give insight into what they are made of by answering one question. Read more about what keeps life science CEOs up at night.
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