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Marketing creatively will enable entrepreneurial retailers to prosper in difficult or changing times, writes the founder of a venerable direct marketing company. The author offers examples of creative marketing from the company's half century in business.
To sell more and sell faster, study the bell curve of prospective customers to find out which ones are most likely to be early adopters. If your product improves their performance, they'll influence others to buy.
The term “access” can have a variety of definitions for life science and digital health entrepreneurs, depending on the phase of their company’s development. Similarly, the ability for entrepreneurs to secure access – whether to potential buyers or to funding – varies depending on the type of access they’re seeking and the stage of their company.
Taking reasonable steps to protect your trade secrets gives your company a stronger basis for legal action in the event of misuse. Read more to find out what safeguards and remedies are available.
Patents protect inventors and may enrich companies--but the application and registration process may be long and costly. Here are the statutory requirements, plus the basics of an effective patent protection program.
Trademark protection may help a growing company establish, maintain and expand market share. This column, first of a series of three, explains how to meet the criteria for eligible words and symbols when you choose a trademark for your product or company.
Here's how to constitute and file an application to register your trademark. This column, second in a series, also lists the benefits of getting your mark onto either the Principal or the Supplemental Register, or both.
Once your trademark is registered, you'll need an active program to protect its use and ensure compliance. Detailed guidelines, monitoring and taking action against infringers can help.
Design elements that build brand awareness for your business constitute its "trade dress" and can be protected by federal and state trademark laws. Learn how to enhance trade-dress protection and defend against infringement by competitors.
Balance sheets of many emerging companies show that their intellectual property is their most valuable asset. For that reason, owners and managers must focus their energies and resources on its development and protection.
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