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Common IP Mistakes When Starting a Startup

There’s really no “startup” if you don’t have a stream of revenue. The major revenue stream for a new startup is the product you’re bringing to market. However, you can’t do that if you don’t own what you’re selling. Mistakes with intellectual property issues can be the death knell of the hopes and dreams of a budding entrepreneur. Those that …

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Intellectual Property Protection a Critical Consideration for Startups

Although there are literally a thousand things for a new startup to consider, intellectual property (IP) protection should be high on the list. The protection of intellectual property for a startup can decrease competition, help defend against infringement claims, and help a startup stop the theft of its innovations by bigger companies. In addition, intellectual property can also be attractive …

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Turning Plastic to Oil, U.K. Startup Sees Money in Saving Oceans

Source: Bloomberg At a garbage dump about 80 miles west of London, Adrian Griffiths is testing an invention he’s confident will save the world’s oceans from choking in plastic waste. And earn him millions. His machine, about the size of a tennis court, churns all sorts of petroleum-based products — cling wrap, polyester clothing, carpets, electronics — back into oil. …

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Your Guide to Ivanka Trump’s Potential Conflicts of Interest

Source: Bloomberg On April 25, presidential daughter Ivanka Trump joined a panel on women entrepreneurs in Berlin, where the moderator asked: “What is your role, and who are you representing, your father as president of the United States, the American people, or your business?” Ivanka Trump said she wasn’t there for her firm, but the question crystallized her situation, which …