Tagged: intellectual property

The Respect, or Lack Thereof, When It Comes to Intellectual Property: 5 Ways to Protect Your Patents

You’ve worked tirelessly on your latest project, and eventually, find yourself sitting with what could be a breakthrough invention. Months, or even years, of hard work have come to fruition, and now you’ve reached the promised land of sorts. Your first instinct may be to… Read More

UK Government Responds to Report on Groundless Threats Regarding IP, Patents

The UK government has responded to the Law Commission report on the law on groundless threats to bring proceedings for infringement of Intellectual Property rights including patents. The proposed reforms are intended to ensure the “threats provisions” are clearer for businesses. A spokesperson stated this will make… Read More

WATCH: OurCrowd Hosts Webinar On IP Protection For Crowdfunders

OurCrowd Head of Investor Community & Partnerships Zack Miller recently hosted a webinar that featured Heidi Brun, Joint Head of the Patent Department at Eitan, Mehulal & Sadot. The webinar tackles common investor pitfalls related to IP, including but not limited to… The various types of Intellectual… Read More

KarmaKrowd Wants to Cater to Inventors

Expecting to launch in the next few weeks, KarmaKrowd is a new crowdfunding platform that will cater to inventors and entrepreneurs that want to protect their intellectual property (IP).  KarmaKrowd is currently accepting applicants for up to 25 campaigns.  Each beta tester company will have… Read More

Steps To Take Now To Prepare For A JOBS Act Crowdfunding Campaign

The SEC’s 90-day comment period for the proposed JOBS Act equity crowdfunding rules ends in late January 2014. There is a chance that we could see the first JOBS Act crowdfunding campaigns as early as April, although I am not holding my breath on that… Read More

Indiegogo, Traklight & Crowdnetic To Provide Crowdfunding Webinar Series

Traklight, Indiegogo and Crowdnetic are teaming up to host a series of educational webinars to provide crowdfunding and IP education for entrepreneurs and startups. Traklight is a provider of affordable intellectual property resources and tools online. Crowdnetic is a provider of funding portal platform technology… Read More

Nintendo Files IP Dispute Over Metroid Fan Film On Kickstarter

A fan-created involving the popular video game series Metroid is now the subject of an IP dispute between the project creators and Nintendo. Perhaps dispute is a strong word. In short, it’s obvious that Nintendo has the rights to their own works. The question is whether or… Read More

Kickstarter crowdfunding patent suit may well be the first of many

It was reported last week that high-tech start-up Formlabs and crowdfunding website Kickstarter have been sued by 3D Systems for infringing its patents relating to stereolithography – a technology more commonly known as 3D printing. The case highlights the importance for early stage businesses to… Read More

SoBe Drinks Founder Kevin McGovern Takes Position with The Soho Loft

Kevin McGovern, Founder of SoBe soft drinks, sold to Pepsi for $325 million, and current Trustee at Cornell University, has taken a board advisory position with The Soho Loft.  The intention is to build TSL to a media company and allow capital creation such as… Read More

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