IP: Your Super Secret Weapon Against the Evil Competition
MinneBar 7 Session
Summary: How Intellectual Property can help your business succeed. http://speakerdeck.com/u/justinporter/p/ip-your-super-secret-weapon-against-the-evil-competition
Time: 13:50 to 14:35
Mr. Porter holds a BSB in Management Information Systems and Entrepreneurial Studies from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities and an MBA from the University of Minnesota – Carlson School of Management.create one)
Do you remember playing with G.I. Joes and other various action figures? I do. And it always seemed you or your friends would make up new ways to attack and defend against each other. Where did those creative days go? Well, there is still relevancy today if you are thinking about starting a company. The question is, how do you, as an entrepreneur, attack or protect yourself against the competition? One way is through the creative works you develop and protect, also known as Intellectual Property or IP for short. We'll use this session to educate you on the forms of IP protection you have at your disposal. So that when you need to blast the competition with a patented nuclear photon missile, you can!