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Intellectual Property for Startups

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Intellectual Property for Startups, presented at Startup Weekend Miami, May 21, 2011.

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Intellectual Property for Startups

  1. 1. Startup Weekend<br />Miami<br />
  2. 2. 6 Questions<br />Who, What, When, Where,<br />Why, How?<br />
  3. 3. Who?<br />Who are you?<br />Entrepreneurs?<br />Background?<br />Others?<br />
  4. 4. What?<br />Business?<br />Product<br />Service<br />Content<br />Digital product<br />
  5. 5. How?<br />Business model?<br />Commodity<br />Service<br />Advertisement/Referral<br />Innovation<br />
  6. 6. Patents, TM and ©<br />Oh My!<br />
  7. 7. Patents, TM and ©<br />Oh My!<br />
  8. 8. Patents, TM and ©<br />F.U.D.<br />Oh My!<br />
  9. 9. Primer<br />on<br />Intellectual Property<br />
  10. 10. Primer<br />on<br />Intellectual Property<br />
  11. 11. Intellectual Property <br />for<br />Startups<br />
  12. 12. Intellectual?Property?<br />for<br />Startups?<br />
  13. 13. Intellectual?Property?<br />for<br />Startups?<br />
  14. 14. Intellectual?Property?<br />for<br />Startups?<br />
  15. 15. Why: IP System?<br />U.S. Constitution:<br />“To promote the Progress of Science and the useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive right to their respective Writings and Discoveries.”<br />
  16. 16. Phases of a Business<br />The Hero's Journey<br />Phases<br />Idea > <br />Startup > <br />Funding or Bootstrap? > <br />Release > <br />Sales > <br />Exit<br />
  17. 17. Supply & Demand<br />
  18. 18. IP for Startups<br />
  19. 19. Types of Tasks<br />
  20. 20. IP for Startups<br />Trademarks<br />Copyrights<br />Patents<br />Other:<br />Trade Secrets?<br />Unfair Competition?<br />
  21. 21. Other Legal Issues<br />Agreements<br />Litigation<br />
  22. 22. Credits:<br />Supply & Demand:<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Supply-demand-P.png<br />Stephen Covey matrix:<br />http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:MerrillCoveyMatrix.png<br />
  23. 23. Michael Montgomery<br />@Montgomery<br />Patent & Intellectual Property Attorney,Internet Consultant, Friend of the Web.http://cwiplaw.com<br />(Note: This is not legal advice. But you knew that already.)<br />

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