How do you protect your startup idea? Does it take a patent? The average cost to file a patent is about $12,000 and it will cost you even more to finish it up. The savvy founder knows they have a number of alternatives to filing for a patent to keep their intellectual property safe. Patent Attorney Yuri Kvichko will help you understand your options for protecting your idea in this workshop.
Topics to be Covered:
- Strategic use of trademarks and how they can be used to protect designs.
- Using trade secrets as a patent substitute.
- The strengths and weaknesses of using copyright to protect software code.