What’s your IP strategy? Do you even have one? Did you know that you should? What do you tell your Investors about one of the most important parts of value creation in your startup?

What is a tech startup’s most valuable asset? It’s not the seed money. It’s not the workspace. And it’s definitely not the espresso machine or ping pong table. The priceless heart of a promising startup is its IP — the disruptive idea, the brilliant invention, the genius breakthrough. For startups, the prospect of where to even begin with an IP strategy can be a daunting task. It may seem easiest to leave this to law firms and other third parties, but that is not always feasible due to budgetary constraints, but even more importantly, a firm should never outsource its strategic intent.

Here’s the workshop outline for “Intellectual Property by Dr. Stephen Di Biase. He just held a workshop at 1871 in Chicago last week. We’re looking at holding another seminar in Cincinnati this spring.

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The book is also out:

Intellectual Property: A Handbook for Startups by Dr. Stephen Di Biase