Tagged: ip

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

IP workshop for Fintech – Singapore

Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) is organising an IP workshop for Fintech. You may want to know how to protect your brand locally and internationally. How to accelerate your patents protection overseas with Fintech Fast Track. Include IP’s role in your business strategy. After… Read More

PatentAngels Wants to Crowdfund Companies with Patent Rights

Investment crowdfunding covers many different verticals. From early stage to later stage companies from debt to equity from real estate to revenue share. The internet can be a great leveler of information and opportunity. Patents can be a plus for early stage companies as investors… Read More

Brief: 5th Cell Partners with Video Game Focused Platform Fig to Crowdfund Original IP

Last month, Double Fine’s Tim Schafer, inXile’s Brian Fargo, and Obsidian’s Feargus Urquhart launched Fig, which focuses exclusively on video games. The platform allows the reward-based component as a way of “proving out a market, de-risking investment, getting investors more excited.” If investors see fans supporting… Read More

AppVested Unleashes New App Offering: GenieGram

AppVested, an equity crowdfunding platform for mobile apps, is introducing its newest app, GenieGram, to AppVestors. AppVested is marketing GenieGram as a social greetings application that adds fun layers to messaging. The idea is to take the nostalgia and whimsy of snail mail and make… 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

Kickstarter Alum Carbon Audio Files Suit Against Monster Alleging IP Theft

Oregon-based Carbon Audio has one successful Kickstarter under their belt. The company raised over $70,000 on a $25,000 goal for the Zooka, a wireless speaker for iDevices. The crowdfunding success was also accompanied by a $1.5 million round. The product eventually found its way into… 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

David S. Rose On Crowdfunding, IP Protection & Execution

We recently stumbled upon a Quora answer from David S. Rose made in July of last year. One of the topics relevant to crowdfunding is IP protection. Crowdfunding is a very public endeavor, and exposing early-stage ideas to the crowd carries some risk of garnering… Read More

#Crowdfunding News Roundup: November 29, 2013

I was feeling a little festive yesterday and didn’t get to a roundup, so we’re making up for it today with a big roundup of things we’ve found throughout the week. My turkey coma has thankfully worn off. Forbes | Britain’s Crowdfunders Plot World Domination… Read More

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