When it comes to starting your own business and becoming an entrepreneur, you tend to share your idea with investors. The point is to get that investor interested in your idea, so they invest in your business. In reality, how much of your idea should you share with people? Can over sharing cause problems in the future? What can you do about intellectual property (IP) and your business? In the articles below, they talk about intellectual property and entrepreneurs and how to protect your business. The United States Patent Office provides a PowerPoint going over The Fundamentals of Intellectual Property for the Entrepreneur. Go ahead and discover more about IP and businesses!
If you are interested in reading more about intellectual property and business/entrepreneurship, take a look at Entrepreneur: Intellectual Property.
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Purvic, S. A. The Fundamentals of Intellectual Property for the Entrepreneur [PowerPoint Slides]. Retrieved from https://www.uspto.gov/sites/default/files/about/offices/ous/121115.pdf.