Russ Krajec of Blue Iron has a new way of helping startups with their IP costs. He does a lease-back arrangement. He takes ownership of the patentable idea, handles all the filings required and then leases the patent ba
This video from the USPTO goes through all the basics of what a trademark is, how it differs from other intellectual property, and how you file for one.
This is a demostration of the difference between the returns on Google Versus Google Scholar
These tools are used to search patents both in the US and globally. They were demonstrated in a workshop at UCI Applied Innovation by Cynthia Kirkeby of Startupmanship.
These excellent Google search tools will help make your searching much simpler. Use standard search tools, or go advanced…
Silicon Valley has become enough of a hotbed of innovation that the USPTO has opened a Silicon Valley Regional Office right in the Valley (October 15, 2015).
Why More Start-Ups Are Sharing Ideas Without Legal Protection
WSJ Startup of the Year, NanoSatisfi™ founder Peter Platzer explains how his satellite startup came up with its logo, name and tagline…
12 patent myths every startup should understand.
One of the most amazing resources that I’ve come across in Orange County, California is The Inventors Forum. Although this is a strange item to have under tools, the set of member assistance meetings that take place at the end of each month, is an extremely valuable tool for anyone inventing… pretty much anything.