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Necessary Steps When Trying to Protect Your Business with Patents 1

Necessary Steps When Trying to Protect Your Business with Patents

If you’ve ever watched an episode of Shark Tank, you know how essential it can be to have something proprietary about your business, especially if you are looking for investment capital. Even if you want to keep 100% of your equity, you still need to protect your intellectual property (IP) in order to maintain your […]

How to Acquire a Patent for Your Business Process or Invention

How to Acquire a Patent for Your Business Process or Invention

Everything from your business practices to proprietary software can be patented to give your company a competitive advantage. This is particularly important if you are running a small business that has to compete with global corporations. Here are a few tips to help you acquire the patent you need. Check the requirements – Not everything […]

Protect Your Photographs! – Copyright Law for California Photographers

Protect Your Photographs! – Copyright Law for California Photographers

Protecting your intellectual property plays a key role in whether you can make money as a photographer. But why are contracts so important? If you’re the one clicking the shutter, you have the copyright automatically, right? Be that as it may, most people don’t understand copyright law regarding photography, and that can lead to misuse […]

Understanding the 3 Different Patent Types (And When You Need Them)

Understanding the 3 Different Patent Types (And When You Need Them)

When it comes to protecting your intellectual property (IP), understanding the options that are available to you is a key element to success. Let’s take a closer look at the 3 different types of patents and when it makes sense to apply for each of them. Design Patents – Design patents are useful when you […]