NewEgg's Quest Against A Patent Troll

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Most high tech executives in Southern California might not be aware that Newegg , the online electronics and technology products retailer, is based here in the City of Industry. newegg patent ecommerce legal lawyer troll

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Why Has LA Suddenly Gotten So Much Attention from VCs and Entrepreneurs?

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If you want the full SlideShare deck with many slides not in either post it’s in this link –> The LA Tech Market. ” It’s the most common refrain I hear from investors and even entrepreneurs these days. They estimate that high-tech work contributes $108.3

Intellectual Property – Worthless To A Startup, Priceless To A Big Dumb Company

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Although BDCs often act irrationally, in this instance, their perception of beauty is highly rational. Patents held by startups generally have a limited ability to reduce competition. Even if you are granted a patent, the scope of your claims may be significantly denuded.

Be Frugal, But Never Cheap When Locking Down Your IP

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An invalidated patent or one deemed to infringe the rights of another party can devastate a startup. Defensible Claims - Some companies take pride in the number of patents they own. Fewer patents with readily defensible claims will help keep your legal costs under control.

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Five Startup Tips From Bill Gates

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Mark noted that even if an entrepreneur does not become a master developer, by simply understanding the software development process, they will be a more effective startup leader. Microsoft was one of the first successful high-tech companies to not distribute its profits to shareholders.

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What Mattered in 2012: Aber Whitcomb, io/LA

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For the last week of the year, we're featuring the thoughts and reflections of some of the movers and shakers of Southern California's high tech community. See more insights from the Southern California high tech community in our continued series this whole week!

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Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. Helping entrepreneurs succeed. An on-line community for entrepreneurs. source for executive talent -- serving emerging growth company clients in the high. tech, new media, entertainment and consumer industries. www.socalip.com) Focused on high tech's unique need - Pragmatic cost-effective IP.

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Once again, we'd like to thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. Helping entrepreneurs succeed. An on-line community for entrepreneurs. Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (www.sycr.com) Sponsoring socalTECH's Orange County High Tech Report. Need office or Tech Space? www.socalip.com) Focused on high tech's unique need - Pragmatic cost-effective IP.

10 Reasons To Start A Company In An Economic Downturn

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There has recently been a common theme among the entrepreneurs I have interviewed and the conferences I have attended: despite the relatively weak state of the world economy, now is a great time to create a high-tech startup.

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Southern California's high tech news and companies. Helping entrepreneurs succeed. An on-line community for entrepreneurs. Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (www.sycr.com) Sponsoring socalTECH's Orange County High Tech Report. Need office or Tech Space? www.socalip.com) Focused on high tech's unique need - Pragmatic cost-effective IP. and international patent and trademark procurement - IP.

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Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. Helping entrepreneurs succeed. Need office or Tech Space? An on-line community for entrepreneurs. Stradling Yocca Carlson & Rauth (www.sycr.com) Sponsoring socalTECH's Orange County High Tech Report. www.socalip.com) Focused on high tech's unique need - Pragmatic cost-effective IP portfolio management - U.S.

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Southern California's high tech news and companies. Helping entrepreneurs succeed. An on-line community for entrepreneurs. www.socalip.com) Focused on high tech's unique need - Pragmatic cost-effective IP. and international patent and trademark procurement - IP. Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on. They include: Sponsors. Redpoint Ventures (www.redpoint.com).

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Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. Helping entrepreneurs succeed. An on-line community for entrepreneurs. www.socalip.com) Focused on high tech's unique need - Pragmatic cost-effective IP. and international patent and trademark procurement - IP.

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Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. Helping entrepreneurs succeed. An on-line community for entrepreneurs. BASSETT Executive Search Solutions (www.BassettSearch.com) The confidential source for executive talent -- serving emerging growth company clients in the high tech, new media, entertainment and consumer industries.

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Thanks to all of the sponsors and advertisers, who allow us to keep you updated on Southern California's high tech news and companies. Helping entrepreneurs succeed. An on-line community for entrepreneurs. BASSETT Executive Search Solutions (www.BassettSearch.com) The confidential source for executive talent -- serving emerging growth company clients in the high tech, new media, entertainment and consumer industries.

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Interview with Dipanshu Sharma, Kadonk

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Often times, in the world of cell phones and high tech software, you don't know the challenges throughout the process of creating a product. Anders and I own a multitude of patents at Nokia--I have 11 at Nokia--and we were inventing technology all the time. Tags: project management startup dipanshu entrepreneur interview microsoft kadonk nokia sharma

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Interview with Ryan Scott, CauseCast

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One trend in the Southern California high tech startup market has been an increasing number of startups--and executives--who have been looking to combine their interests in business with their enthusiasm for giving back through nonprofits and causes.