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Patent Filing Analysis Checklist
Sherman Andrew J
8/1/2006
Article Resource
Summary:

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.

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Packaging that Moves Product
7/12/2007
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An updated design for your product may be the key to beefing up sales. Business 2.0 provides success stories focusing on new ergonomic designs, including Listerine, Solo Cup, and Gatorade.

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O'Brien: Finding Startup Success as a Physician-Inventor Far From Healthcare Hotspots
2/19/2013
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Dr. Todd O’Brien has additional challenges beyond those encountered by most startup life science CEOs. The 48-year-old podiatrist still sees patients even while developing his latest innovation: an electronic tuning fork for measuring diabetes-related nerve damage in people’s feet. He's also building his company in Orono, Maine - far from any major healthcare hub.

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Navigating the Patent Office: Knowledge Makes Process Easier
9/13/2007
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This article quickly and clearly helps inventors and entrepreneurs understand the overall patent process and some of its pitfalls. (US patents are good only in the US, for example, not other countries.) If you're inventing or working with visionary technology, be sure to read this article before telling the world about your achievement.

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National Export Strategy 2007
10/29/2010
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The 2007 National Export Strategy

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Metals Statistics
10/29/2010
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Trade Data on Metals

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Marketplace Research
FastTrac
3/20/2007
Article Resource
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Finding and using market information to anticipate customer demands can provide invaluable business growth information.

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Market Research Checklist
3/21/2007
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Use this Market Research Checklist to identify the information you will research for your business.

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Machinery Statistics
10/29/2010
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Trade Data on the Machinery Industry

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Lessons from Failure :: Renting High-end Jewelry
Kander Diana
11/15/2012
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Summary:

At age 25, Laura Sanko was a founding member of a startup that raised $3.5 Million from some world-famous investors and the Founder’s Fund.  The business model was simple: a website that rented high-end jewelry for special occasions for a fraction of the retail value of each piece.  Three years later, the investment money was all gone and while the site continued to operate, it had failed to meet the investors’ expectations.

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