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Before attempting to obtain a patent, entrepreneurs can use this ten-point checklist to determine if the benefits of protecting an invention outweigh the costs of prosecuting and protecting it under a patent.
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.
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.
Entrepreneurs going abroad for sales can protect their IP through an international protocol called the Madrid System. This system allows entrepreneurs to eliminate the need to file separate patent protection applications in each country where trademark protection is required and where they wish to conduct business.
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.
Join the conversation this week with eMed's entrepreneurs to follow on twitter.
Find out who we are highlighting in this week's eMed's 6 entrepreneurs to follow on twitter.
See who we're following this week for insights of importance to healthcare entrepreneurs.
One thing that helps entrepreneurs is networking. So every week @emedcommunity is going to highlight some healthcare and life science entrepreneurs on twitter you should consider following. This is not an endorsement, but an encouragement. Network with your peers!
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