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This article was originally published at The Ruby-Slippered Sisterhood blog in 2013, titled "Copyright Graveyard." It is being reprinted today with permission from the...

4 Reasons You Need Intellectual Property

Everyone has a great idea once in a while. Some of us pursue these ideas. But sometimes people also pursue the ideas of others....
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Monetizing Intellectual Property at Universities- Part 2

(READ Post 1 HERE) Patents, Trade Secrets and Open Licenses The traditional model, of universities assuming ownership over patentable technology created under their policies, and then licensing...
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Creating Your Own IP Strategy

As your business grows and your brand becomes more recognizable, it’s important to protect your intellectual property and come up with a strategy for...
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How Do I Protect my Design? (Part 2)

So what if I think I qualify for more than one protection? Can I have two (or more) intellectual property protections for the same...

What is Intellectual Property Law?

What is it?  Intellectual property law or (IP law for short) is the act of attaining and maintaining your legal rights to your inventions, designs...

What Are the Different Types of Intellectual Property?

First lets start off with what exactly is intellectual property? IP is the protection of creations of the mind in the same manner that...
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Announcement: New Manufacturing Feature on Trademarkia

LegalForce Trademarkia now helps small businesses design their products and take them to market!  For just $199, we will help you get bids from our network...

What’s So Fair About Fair Use?

This article was originally published at The Ruby-Slippered Sisterhood blog in 2012. It is being reprinted today with permission from the author, Amanda Brice, who...

How To Develop Your IP Strategy

As your business grows and your brand becomes more recognizable, it’s important to come up with a strategy on how to best protect your...
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Flying With Altaïr: Getting Your Gaming Startup Off the Ground

December 20th sees the release of the Assassin’s Creed film; the first motion picture in a media franchise that began with a video game...
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Copyright Law and Fanfiction…Not Always OTP: Legal Issues with Fanfiction

Do the words “fic” or  “fannish” mean anything to you?  If they do there are pretty good chances you are familiar with fanfiction.  Maybe...