Tag Archives: trademark

Get IP Checkup Before Crowdfunding

Some unappreciated crowdfunding risks to issuers come in the form of intellectual property protection. This article notes that there are: patent risks of pre-mature disclosure of technical information and of infringement if the patent research is not conducted prior to … Continue reading

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Comic Con Crowdfunds To Fight Other Comic Con

Superheroes and cosplayers unite! It’s come to this. The Salt Lake City Comic Con is considering crowdfunding its over $1 million in legal fees in its fight with the San Diego Comic Con. What’s the fight? The name “Comic Con.” … Continue reading

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Cover Your Apps

The American Bar Association warns that crowdfunding investors, issuers, and the funding portals may be subject to intellectual property dangers. These dangers include patent infringement, trademark dilution, theft of trade secrets, and copyright DMCA violations. Startups are often undercapitalized and/or … Continue reading

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