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10 Things To Look For In a Software Patent Attorney

10 Things To Look For In a Software Patent Attorney

By JD Houvener | February 5, 2019

Here is a question that I’ll receive fairly often. It usually goes something like this: “Do you have any attorneys at your firm that specialize in software?” Or… “Do you have anyone with a college degree in Computer Science?” While I am usually able to just take a deep breath and answer them accordingly, it’s …

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20 Essential Resources for Entrepreneurs and Inventors in Los Angeles Bold Patents Resources

20 Essential Resources For Entrepreneurs and Inventors in Los Angeles

By Athena Baker | February 1, 2019

From preparing for entrepreneurial events, filing a patent in Los Angeles, to finding the best mentors in Los Angeles, there’s no doubt that starting a business in the “City of Angels” can be such backbreaking work! That’s why we created this comprehensive guide so that all LA startups know exactly where to start, as well …

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20 Essential Resources For Entrepreneurs and Inventors in Seattle

By Athena Baker | February 1, 2019

From finding the perfect Seattle coworking space to figuring out who can best explain how to patent an idea in Seattle, there’s no doubt that starting a business in Seattle can be quite a challenge. That’s why we created this comprehensive guide so that all startup companies in Seattle know exactly where to start, as …

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How to file a plant patent in 5 steps

How To File A Plant Patent In 5 Steps

By JD Houvener | January 22, 2019

Even though this might be your initial thought, a plant patent is not a right-giving exclusive protection for an industrial manufacturing building, nor is it about protection for a secret, undercover informant. It is actually a form of legal protection for rock n’ roll-related inventions and the name is a tribute to legendary lead singer Robert Plant …

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Top 17 Coworking Spaces in Los Angeles

Top 17 Los Angeles Coworking Spaces

By Athena Baker | January 18, 2019

It’s 2019 and here in Los Angeles, startups are searching for the perfect place(s) to develop the tools (and services) needed to jumpstart America’s. From the eclectic Podshare to the classy NeueHouse Hollywood, many startups are choosing to work in collaborative co-working spaces. Not only do these places provide many goods and services at a …

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Top 17 Coworking Spaces in Seattle

Top 17 Seattle Coworking Spaces

By Athena Baker | January 18, 2019

It’s 2019 and here in the Emerald City, startups are searching for the perfect place(s) to develop the tools (and services) needed to jumpstart the future of America. From the well-known Office Nomads to the lesser known Black Dot, many startups are choosing to work in collaborative co-working spaces. Not only do these places provide …

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how much does a a patent cost

How Much Does a Patent Cost?

By JD Houvener | January 16, 2019

After a new idea is born, you may ask yourself: “How much does it cost to file a patent?”  Patents cost somewhere between $750 – $40,000+ dollars… In this article we dive into the specifics. Like most questions, the answer is only as good as the question that was asked. So if you’re just asking, …

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Top San Diego Co-working Spaces

Top 17 San Diego Coworking Spaces

By Athena Baker | January 14, 2019

It’s 2019 and here in California’s own city of innovation, startups are “boldly going where no one has ever gone before” to find the perfect place to develop the tools (and services) needed to jumpstart America’s future. From the funky and fresh We Work San Diego to the calm and collective Union Cowork San Diego, …

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20 Essential Resources For Entrepreneurs and Inventors in San Diego

By Todd VanDuzer | January 14, 2019

From obtaining a San Diego business license to figuring out where the nearest San Diego startup incubator is, or filing a patent in San Diego, there’s no doubt that starting a business in San Diego can be quite a challenge. That’s why we created this comprehensive guide so that all small businesses in San Diego …

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Advantage of trademarks

Top 3 Advantages of Trademarks

By JD Houvener | January 8, 2019

When it comes to how customers interact with your brand, trademarks are one of the most important to get right. Short, sweet, and to the point, a strong trademark goes a long way to adding value to your brand, as well as letting your customers know what your business is all about. There are many …

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