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Entrepreneurs often fail to take inventory of the Intellectaul property assets they have developed and as a result tend to under-leverage these assets. To ensure continued business growth, it is critical for entrepreneurs to consider a periodic intellectual property audit and strategic analysis.
This article provides an expert explanation of the various kinds of patents, including utility patents and design patents, along with a practical description of the complete patenting process.
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.
When evaluating industry potential, key considerations include its current size and rate of growth as well as profitability characteristics and trends.
Use this tool to identify your major customer groups, their distinguishing characteristics, and the market research needed to develop a customer profile.
This tool provides questions to help entrepreneurs consider the strategic and tactical pluses and minuses of investing in new product/service development.
Greg Ballard, a veteran entrepreneur and currently the CEO of Glu Mobile, shares his business insights on products, people and values through a variety of enlightening and entertaining anecdotes.
Janice Roberts, General Partner at Mayfield, discusses how Mayfield is going global and carefully evaluating opportunities in countries like India and China. She stresses the importance of accessing the needs of young customers who are embracing new technologies at an extremely fast pace and demanding more products and services.
Businesses that can align their product and service offerings with both their business strategy and the customers' needs will grow the strongest businesses and maintain their success in the long run.
Addressing limitations and liabilities helps entrepreneurs analyze their business's ability to produce products, deliver services, and create new products and services.
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