Category: Features

Opportunity in a Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has created unprecedented disruptions, challenges and suffering around the world. But Chuck Swoboda, a co-inventor on more than 25 patents covering LEDs and lighting technology, says it’s also creating opportunities for innovation.

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A Lesson for All

A group of Charlotte makers responded to PPE shortages by making face shields and leading a fundraising effort that resulted in more than $100,000 raised in the first 2 1/2 weeks, enabling the delivery of more than 76,640 face shields.  

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Money for Your Operations

When seeking capital, you must decide how much ownership you want. Think about how hard personal relationships are, add in the beliefs people have about money, throw some gasoline on it and then imagine what it’s like to light a match.

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GIPA Expands to Unite in IP Mission

The U.S. Intellectual Property Alliance is a new organization, built from GIPA partnering and support, with a mission to bring together national organizations and ecosystem constituents for the betterment of intellectual property in the United States.

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O, Yes: Operations

Choosing a distribution method for your product is a key operational setup that determines how it is sold. The choice is based on your end customers; where do they buy what you have to sell?

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Getting it Write

Students of the Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property’s Foundation’s course, “Intellectual Property: Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Creators,” told their stories in a contest that ended in June. This was well timed in the context of innovation challenges during these unprecedented times.

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Your Company, Your IP

All companies have intellectual property. When most people think of IP, they think of copyrights, patents, trademarks and inventions. But customer lists, marketing strategies, pricing, financial statements, and supplier and vendor lists are also IP.Essentially, every company—large or small—has valuable IP at stake.

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