For Startup & Early-Stage Businesses and Inventors
We Turn Your Ideas and Knowledge Into Assets
Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights
Operate: Can you sell your creations without being sued?
Patent and Trademark Searches Show the Way
Monopoly Profits: Can You Own Your Best Ideas?
Registered Intellectual Property Assets Support Revenue
Fast: Do You Want to Save Months Mistakes of Trying to Do It Yourself?
Protect Your Ideas, Brands & Trade Secrets Professionally
3 Steps to Start with Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights:
Step 1: Explore
Let’s Look At What You Have
Call or email me to schedule an appointment. If you have an emergency, you’ll be moved to the front of the line.
Step 2: Strategize
Let’s Develop a Plan
On a detailed followup call or video conference, you’ll share your business and invention goals. You’ll leave with clarity and a plan for protecting your ideas and turning them into assets.
Inventions & Patents
If you want to protect your invention, a patent is the best way to do it because without a patent you will be knocked-off. A patent is a government-granted right to exclude others from making, using…
Funding & Licensing
Intellectual property, including patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights are assets that you can use to generate revenue and get funding. A license agreement is the contract that gets you…
Brands & Trademarks
A brand can be a word or logo or design that identifies goods and services, while a trademark is the legal right to exclude others from using confusingly similar marks. A trademark can be a state registration, a federally…
LLCs & Incorporation
When should you incorporate? How and where do you incorporate? Heck, should you incorporate at all?
Incorporating creates an entity you can use to do business through, and has advantages…
When I met Steve, I didn’t even know where to begin. Steve is able to make impossibly complex business issues understandable.
– Logan Smith Riise
Steve coordinated a successful defense when a major competitor tried to kill us in the cradle with their Trademark.
– Charles Gillis
Inventions and Business
Really, really good at patents! Beyond patents, Steve understands the business world.
– Lisa Lloyd
Steve has impeccable skills and a love of innovation and entrepreneurship.
– Brad Taylor
You: Inventor, Entrepreneur, or Innovator?
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Inventions don’t just randomly get patented or invited to Shark Tank. That’s why Inventors like you need a plan and an experienced guide…
Ready for this? I actually want you to do business – and lots of it. I want you to close deals – and lots of them. Innovative businesses . . .
Congratulations! There’s never been a better time to be an inventor or entrepreneur!
Today’s inventors and entrepreneurs can do more, faster than ever. Let’s do a quick comparison:
In 2004 a little business called Digg created software that enabled users to like webpages or articles. It took Digg six rounds of funding and $49 Million to create its product and grow. Today, you know them as Facebook’s “like” functions.
Today, Digg’s same functionality (heck, much better functionality) can be created over a long weekend. In fact, most of that time would be devoted to Design. If you have any doubt, just join in on the next Startup Weekend in the area!