Intellectual property is an asset for any company, but only if you know how to monetize and/or defend it. For your product or service, does patenting or trademarking make more sense, or both? Do you really need to spend $$$ on these items, and if yes, then when exactly is the right time for it? Trade secrets can be another way to protect assets of your company, but you need certain systems in place to make it effective.
– Patents (provisional, non-provisional, utility, design, process etc.)
– Trade secrets
The goal of Entrepreneurial Launch Pad is to equip entrepreneurs (startup founders & small business owners) with concepts and a practical understanding of starting and running the first 2-3 years of their companies. The workshop is being led by Rupak Doshi, CEO of OmniSync.
This is week 4 of a 6 week series.
Duration: 30 min + 30 min Q&A
Guest Conduit Speaker: Danna Cotman
Format: How the topic pertains to startups versus small businesses, concepts & misconceptions, real-life examples, and resources
Tips to get the most out of this program:
Have an open mind – this workshop is designed to provide practical education on real-world entrepreneurial concepts, some of which can be hard to digest if you have pre-conceived notions about things. So, try listening with an open mind and let’s have a discussion!
Keep notes on the ‘tips & tricks’ – every session will have real-world examples of how other companies and entrepreneurs have approached or experienced issues in their journey.
Get as much as you can from this free consulting opportunity