How to Work with Lawyers at a Startup
Both Sides of the Table
JANUARY 21, 2010
Shame about not getting it in legal writing that you owned the original IP. Oh, they didn’t cover that in your Stanford CS course? But if you can stomach that he’s a star and contingency work / risk sharing on IP claims is key!
Intellectual Property – Worthless To A Startup, Priceless To A Big Dumb Company
AUGUST 10, 2010
Intellectual Property (IP) is an ugly thing at a startup. However, to a Big Dumb Company (BDC), a startup’s IP is a thing of beauty. How can IP be worthless to a startup yet very worthwhile to a BDC? Because IP has intrinsic value, but only in the right hands.
De-risk Your Startup By Doing It Again: The Joy Of Getting The Band Back Together
JULY 7, 2010
IP Risk – The closer the Serial Team’s new adVenture is to their prior successes, the greater the risk that they may be accused of infringing on their former company’s intellectual property (IP).
How To Write An Effective Answer On Quora: Communications 101
MARCH 8, 2011
Listing a variety of bread-and-butter IP protection tactics would not have been as compelling. He is a member of the University of California at Santa Barbara’s Faculty where he teaches several entrepreneurial courses. _.
How To Make Freemium Customers Generate Revenue For Your Startup
MARCH 3, 2011
As we did not require users to sign in, we were forced to correlate IP addresses with company names, which, in 1999, was an inexact and very manual science. In the course of a few months, despite the cumbersome sales cycle, we finalized deals with a number of former BuddyHelp users including CompUSA, Blackbaud and Cox. He is a member of the University of California at Santa Barbara’s Faculty where he teaches several entrepreneurial courses. _.