RFaxis Gets Patents

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Irvine-based RFaxis , the semiconductor startup headed by Mike Neshat, reported Thursday that the firm has just received four patents for its technology. The firm said it now has had more than 30 patents filed for its architecture of its RF, front-end integrated circuits. The firm did not details the patents, however, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office shows that patents No. All four patents name Oleksandr Gorbachov -- the firm's CTO -- as the inventor.

Integrien Gets Patent

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Irvine-based Integrien Corporation , a developer of IT performance analysis software, said today that it has received a third patent on its technology. Patent 7,707,285, covering "System and method for generating and using fingerprints for IT performance management". Patent and Trademark office, the patent was actually issued in April, naming CTO Mazda Marvasti as inventor. The firm had filed for the patent in September of 2006.

Integrien Gets Another Patent

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Irvine-based Integrien , a developer of IT performance analytics software, announced this morning that it has received another patent on its technology. The firm said that the patent is the second issued for the firm, which has another 11 additional patent applications. The patent is U.S. Patent 7,620,523, entitled "Nonparametric method for determination of anomalous event states in complex systems exhibiting non-stationarity", and named Mazda A.

Boingo Wireless Gets Patent

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Los Angeles-based Boingo Wireless , which operates an international network of Wi-Fi access points, said today that it has been awarded its first patent, covering a method for accessing networks by a mobile device. The firm said the patent, No.

Networks In Motion Gets Patent

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Aliso Viejo-based Networks In Motion , which develops wireless navigation software, announced Tuesday that the firm has scored a new patent on its technology. The firm said the patent covers technology used to keep its online director of businesses and entertainment venues up to date. Patent and Trademark Office, the patent--number 7,486,958--was granted on February 3rd, and names Michael A. Tags: patent motion networks wireless

Seven Great Startup CTO Posts so far in May

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Continuing my series of posts that I’ve been collecting that live at the intersection of Startups, Startup Development and being a Startup CTO. Here are a couple of the other collections: 16 Great Startup Posts from March , Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April. Software Patent Absurdity - Feld Thoughts , May 6, 2010 Feld on the problems with software patents.

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Frank Addantes FounderBlog: 4. Build a SWAT team

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Build a SWAT team By Frank Addante (Part 4 of a 5 part series: " So, you need to develop a product? ") Any entrepreneur, CEO or CTO should always have a development SWAT team on hand. At L90 (Startup 3.0) , we were sued by DoubleClick on the eve of our IPO for alleged patent-infrindgement.

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The Audacious Plan to Make Electricity as Easy as WiFi

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Meredith came to see me along with the CTO Marc Berte. Did anybody hold patents that would prevent us from using this technology? I seldom hire patent attorneys during due diligence but this was too important. When I first met Meredith Perry she was 24.

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Technology Roles in Startups

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Background This post partly really came about as a result of a great conversation yesterday with David Croslin a former CTO at HP who recently conducted an interesting experiment. This is actually fairly common and I think it’s a bit challenging in that the technology roles (from technology advisor to CTO) in a startup vary widely.

5 Criteria For Splitting Equity In Your New Venture

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Key to required patents or trade secrets. In many cases, one of the co-founders may bring some work in progress that can be patented, trademarked, or copyrighted. Every previous experience filing and winning a patent is a rare and valuable asset.

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

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Startups that come to me and ask me to sign an NDA in order to get Free Startup CTO Consulting really are missing it. Some resources on this: Intellectual Property is More Than Patents Does My Startup Have Intellectual Property?

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NDA Stealth Mode and Sharing Your Startup Concept

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Startups that come to me and ask me to sign an NDA in order to get Free Startup CTO Consulting really are missing it. Some resources on this: Intellectual Property is More Than Patents Does My Startup Have Intellectual Property?

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The Case for Optimism and Risk at Startups

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We checked patents. Marc Berte, the CTO, and a masters from MIT, is exceptionally gifted. What about competing patents.

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What Mattered in 2012: Aber Whitcomb, io/LA

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Aber Whitcomb is a partner at startup co-working and incubation community io/LA , CTO of SGN , and former co-founder and CTO of MySpace.

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How Much Founder Stock Should You Offer Co-Founders?

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Key to required patents or trade secrets. In many cases, one of the co-founders may bring some work in progress that can be patented, trademarked or copyrighted. Every previous experience filing and winning a patent is a rare and valuable asset.

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Are You Getting Your Fair Share Of Startup Equity?

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Key to required patents or trade secrets. In many cases, one of the co-founders may bring some work in progress that can be patented, trademarked, or copyrighted. Every previous experience filing and winning a patent is a rare and valuable asset.

How to Deal with Skeletons in your Closet

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A company has just filed suit against you for product patent infringement (obviously more serious). Your CTO and leading technology visionary has just announced he’s quitting. This is part of my series with Advice on Raising Venture Capital.

Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010

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Continuing my series of posts that I’ve been collecting that live at the intersection of Startups and being a Startup CTO : Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March here are the top posts from May 2010. Why Lawyers Don’t Run Startups - Steve Blank , May 27, 2010 Startups need to have a great lawyer, accountant, patent attorney, etc.

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63 Los Angeles Entrepreneurs To Be Proud Of

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Matt Miller – Co-Founder and CTO of CareerBliss.com. Her patented product, Swiggies (wrist water bottles), have been a NASDAQ product of the year semi-finalist and are currently sold in 24 countries. Our Best Interviews Via Email: Monthly. Weekly. Idea Mensch.

Entrepreneur Startup Share Depends on Contribution

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Ideas are not intellectual property, until they have been converted into patents, trade secrets, trademarks, or copyrights. Who will be the CEO, CFO, and CTO? If you are an inventor and have the key patent in hand, that doesn’t mean you should be CEO.

How urRadio Wants To Make You The Radio Station

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Our CTO was the Senior Web Engineer at Yahoo Music, and helped launch many of its international platforms, and helped rebuild the original Yahoo Music and Messenger radio players.

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Top 30 Startup Posts in June 2010

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Some great content around the intersection of startups and being a Startup CTO in June this year. This continues my series of posts: Top 29 Startup Posts May 2010 Startup CTO Top 30 Posts for April 16 Great Startup Posts from March There was some really great content in June. Just because a product has a patent, deep complexity and an obvious competitive advantage does not mean that it can fly by itself into the market.

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10 C-Level Positions That Are Red Flags For Funding

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The most common ones I see and salute are CEO, CFO, and CTO. If your business is managing contracts and patents, it makes sense, but the CLO for most startups is LegalZoom on the Internet.

Interview with Steve Jillings, TeleSign

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If you look at our web site, there is Charles McColgan, who is the CTO; Forrest Hobbs, who is VP of Sales; Terry Somers, who is VP of Network Services; Max Powers, who is VP of Client Services; the list goes on and on. In 2011, we had two of our patents approved.

10 Entrepreneur Milestones That Make Funding Easy

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A CEO who has “been there and done that” is traction, especially if teamed with a financial lead (CFO) and a product lead (CTO). File a provisional patent, register a trademark, and reserve your company domain names.

10 Job Titles Never Found in an Investable Startup

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The most common ones I see and salute are CEO, CFO, and CTO. If your business is managing contracts and patents, it makes sense, but the CLO for most startups is LegalZoom on the Internet.

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How Beatshare Is Tackling Music And Messaging

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Photo: Barry Lieberman, President and COO; Eli Aizenstat, Founder & CEO; and Rob Patrick, CTO). Barry Lieberman: That's our patent pending, proprietary secret sauce which we've built, which is the back end of the Beatshare's technology. On the technology side, Rob Patrick, our CTO, has 20 plus years of experience in software development. There are lots of music and messaging apps out there, but is there room for an app which makes music the message?

10 Keys to Startup Traction That Investors Look For

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A CEO who has “been there and done that” is traction, especially if teamed with a financial lead (CFO) and a product lead (CTO). File a provisional patent, register a trademark, and reserve your company domain names.

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Splitting Startup Equity for Your Piece of the Pie

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Ideas are not intellectual property, until they have been converted into patents, trade secrets, trademarks, or copyrights. Who will be the CEO, CFO, and CTO? If you are an inventor and have the key patent in hand, that doesn’t mean you should be CEO.

MuckerLab Unveils Second Graduating Class to Investors

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The co-founder core team, including a CTO, should be fully formed and passionate enough to be working on the project full time. A traffic jam of expensive cars lined up to pull into the packed parking lot of MuckerLab for its second graduating class demo day.

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Decoding Signal From Noise For Wall Street, With Bitvore

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That''s really where the genesis of this comes from, and we have patents around the idea of continually analyzing both structure and semistructured data from a wide variety of sources, simultaneously.

These 10 Steps Will Make Your Startup Fundable

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A CEO who has “been there and done that” is traction, especially if teamed with a financial lead (CFO) and a product lead (CTO). File a provisional patent, register a trademark, and reserve your company domain names.

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Ten Executive Titles You Don’t Want in a Startup

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The most common ones I see and salute are CEO, CFO, and CTO. If your business is managing contracts and patents, it makes sense, but the CLO for most startups is LegalZoom on the Internet.

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Makers Making The Sci-Fi Tricorder A Reality With VOXearch

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We spoke with Mike Outmesguine , CEO and Alan DeRossett , CTO of the company, and how their roots in do-it-yourself, "Maker" projects is key to their entry into the prize competition. Mann had long sold the company and patents, but one of their providers which had been installing them surgically, and had started installing parts from China.

Retro: My Favorite Blog Post on Raising VC

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Another called Parker Harris, the co-founder and CTO. Distributed version control model – first in the industry like ours and we are filing patents. On December 2nd, 2006 I wrote the blog post published later in this post when I was CEO of startup Koral about my experiences in pitching VCs. After my company was acquired by Salesforce.com I was asked to stop blogging and they took over my blog as an asset in the sale of the company. My blog was wiped out.