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VIDEO: Legal Risks of Crowdfunding

By |2015-12-03T12:25:39-05:00December 3rd, 2015|Crowdfunding, Intellectual Property|

Public disclosure of intellectual property on crowdfunding platforms can have a significant impact on its legal status. Therefore, before you launch your campaign on Kickstarter or other crowdfunding platforms, you must protect your company’s intellectual property.

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IP Risks of Reward Crowdfunding – PART III: Losing Your Brand

By |2018-05-31T13:34:05-05:00November 25th, 2015|Crowdfunding, Intellectual Property, Trademarks|

It is tempting to include a catchy name for your product in your crowdfunding proposal in the hopes of attracting [...]

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IP Risks of Reward Crowdfunding – PART II: Losing Control of Your Idea

By |2018-05-31T13:35:02-05:00November 25th, 2015|Crowdfunding, Intellectual Property, Trade Secrets|

While crowdfunding platforms can give entrepreneurs access to customers and capital, they also present many risks that can cause unsuspecting [...]

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IP Risks of Reward Crowdfunding – PART I: Patents

By |2018-05-31T13:35:55-05:00November 25th, 2015|Crowdfunding, Intellectual Property|

If you read the terms and conditions that govern your use of any crowdfunding platform, you will quickly discover that [...]

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Can You Reach More Investors With A “Mini I.P.O.”?

By |2018-05-31T13:32:14-05:00June 26th, 2015|Crowdfunding|

Starting this month, companies that seek to raise up to $50 million have a new financing option that will give some private businesses access to a wider pool of potential investors.

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Who owns your company’s Intellectual Property? The answer may surprise you

By |2016-10-27T09:54:19-05:00February 25th, 2015|Copyrights, Trade Secrets, Trademarks|

Founders often make the mistake of assuming that their company automatically owns the intellectual property associated with their business.

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