Whether you are exploring a new product idea, developing an initial business plan, pitching investors, or preparing for a successful exit, intellectual property (IP) protection is an increasingly important issue for every technology start-up. This presentation will provide you with a basic understanding of each of the primary forms of IP protection and help you to appreciate how those protections can be put to work as valuable tools to add value to your business.
What You Will Learn
- What are the benefits and limitations of each of the primary forms of IP protection?
- How can I begin to develop an IP strategy that fits my business – even if my business is evolving?
- Where can I turn for additional assistance, and what steps should I take – even before contacting an attorney?
- How can I benefit from IP protections, even on a tight budget?