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Lessons in Protecting Patents and Trademarks from IBM

Lessons in Protecting Patents and Trademarks from IBM

IBM holds more patents and trademarks than any other technology company, having received 9,100 in 2018 alone, and with a total portfolio of more than 110,000 patents. This was their 26th year at the top of the list in the number of patents received. Though the...

Lessons in Protecting Patents and Trademarks from IBM

Staying on top of such a huge intellectual property portfolio means aggressive protection strategies, including protection in court, when necessary. IBM is quite regularly in the process of suing even some of the largest companies in the world for alleged patent infringement.

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What Are the Benefits of an LLC Over an S Corp?

What Are the Benefits of an LLC Over an S Corp?

If you’re like most people, you’re probably not sure where to begin when it comes to choosing which type of business you should form. Chances are you’ve been advised at one point or another to form either an LLC or an S corp, and you might not know just...

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How to Attract Qualified Talent to Your Startup Business

How to Attract Qualified Talent to Your Startup Business

It’s an exciting day when you realize your startup has taken off and you’re ready to bring on help. Finding the right people for your team, however, can be easier said than done. Since you’re likely still running a small operation, you want to make sure...

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Is it Better to Buy a Small Business or Start Your Own?

Is it Better to Buy a Small Business or Start Your Own?

Many people have the desire to go into business for themselves, but don’t know where to start. The common perception is that you have to start from scratch with an innovative idea and the wherewithal to build a company from the ground up. Sure, many new...

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The Steps to Buying A Franchise

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The 5 Key Differences Between Angel and Venture Capital

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What Are the Stages of Venture Capital Financing?

What Are the Stages of Venture Capital Financing?

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When Is the Right Time to Incorporate?

When Is the Right Time to Incorporate?

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What Type of Security Do I Need for an Online Business?

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How Important Is a Patent Portfolio to Potential Investors?

How Important Is a Patent Portfolio to Potential Investors?

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Can I Accept Bitcoin as Funding for My Startup?

Can I Accept Bitcoin as Funding for My Startup?

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How Your IP Portfolio Affects the Value of Your Business

How Your IP Portfolio Affects the Value of Your Business

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Four Common Reasons Business Partnerships Fall Apart

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How to Defend Your Intellectual Property From Misuse

For many emerging companies, the most valuable assets are ones that aren’t tangible. It’s easy to think of property as only the physical things you use to build your business. In reality, though, the most important building blocks for your company are usually the...

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LLC Operating Agreements: Non-Competes

LLC Operating Agreements: Non-Competes

So, you’ve decided to form an LLC and turn your dream into a legitimate business. By now, you’ve probably read lots of advice on the steps to you need to take to make your LLC official, including drafting an Operating Agreement. Most resources, however, don’t give you...

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