An Affordable and Critical Patent Strategy for Start-Ups
May 17, 2017
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Cambridge Innovation Center, 5th Floor - Havana Room
Cambridge, MA 02142
Learn About Affordable and Critical Patent Strategy for Start-Ups
Your start-up company needs to protect your innovations to grow market share, and a strong patent strategy one of the key components to success. How will you afford a patent strategy? How will you figure in patent costs when you have so many other expenses right now?
This presentation discussed the ten considerations for creating a savvy and affordable patent strategy for your innovation. Here are some highlights of the presentation.
Timing for filing a patent application favors the first inventor to file a patent, not the first to person to invent – file your patent early or lose out entirely.
Find out which innovation must be protected first – what you can’t live without.
Hear about the precautions to take when approaching third parties, such as vendors and possible partners in technological development – protect your innovation from others.
Determine timing options for your budgetary needs – there is flexibility.
Learn about pitfalls that result in forfeiture your patent rights – small missteps can cause big issues.
Understand the long-term benefit of protecting your innovation – investors are more likely to invest in an innovation with solid patent protection.
On May 17th from 12:30 - 2:00 p.m., joined presenters Deirdre Sanders and Mark Solomon at the Cambridge Innovation Center (CIC) for a lunch- and-learn presentation hosted by the MIT Enterprise Forum and sponsored by intellectual property law firm Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds.