Licensing

You’re ready to turn your idea into a business. But how do you protect it from competitors and copycats? In this course, an experienced patent attorney explains the different types of legal protections to help you determine which is best for your business.

Melissa Maklan-Zimberg Founder, Elements Accessories Inc.

July 19th, 2016

I am a very small, bootstrapped company that manufactures a consumer product called Lava Lunch- it is essentially an insulated... More

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John Duffield

December 10th, 2013

Hi guys, I'm new to FD so wanted to say hello. I'm developing a B2B SaaS product and had a few questions surrounding structuring pricing…  I'm not... More

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Sri Vemulpali Member of Technical Staff at Riverbed Technology

June 10th, 2013

I have very pressing concern in regard to using open source software in my product. I am developing a telecom product, that will go in to service... More

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Murali Sangubhatla Co-founder at 500 Miles

October 27th, 2014

I am developing a solution that will potentially be rolled out in an international market first. At the moment, the barrier for entry is pretty low... More

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Anonymous

October 10th, 2014

I'm looking at providing SaaS. I have found an existing technology that works well if I were to license and use it as my engine.... More

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Connor Muckler Associate at Hidden Valley Ski Tube Ride

August 10th, 2015

The idea is as far as a virtual 3d model, with a personal website. I am planning to start a company.

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Mike Moyer

February 26th, 2014

Does anyone have any good license agreement templates for licensing intellectual property (brands and copyrighted material). I'm not looking for a... More

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Jacob Johnson Artist and Creative Product Designer

April 3rd, 2015

I have an immersive storytelling framework that I've built, and I'm moving on to my next strategic goal in my vision.  There are a handful of authors... More

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Jesse Chen

June 3rd, 2015

We're currently exploring releasing our software as open source. This would definitely be a shift for us, so we're looking to do some homework and... More

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Anonymous

April 6th, 2016

I’m prototyping a product for infants that needs a protective plastic coating of a BPA-free material that only one company in the... More

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