In the salad days of the dot-com boom, exiting your internet startup through an IPO inside of three years almost became the expectation of any company with “.com” in the name. In these more sober web2.0 days, the path to exit has become significantly longer and more tumultuous.
When founders begin contemplating the launch of their technology startup, thought should be given to a variety of considerations, especially if one or more of the founders are currently employed at other technology companies.
One of the first questions an entrepreneur must address when launching a technology startup is how the company will be funded during its early stages.
Internet-enabled devices bring near total connectivity. While this world of connection benefits us, it inevitably poses certain security and privacy risks.
A trademark serves to identify and distinguish one party’s goods or services from the goods and services of others. A trademark may be a word, phrase, symbol or design, or any combination of those.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has reduced the governmental filing fees for trademark applications and renewals, effective January 17, 2015. For applicants that agree to utilize electronic correspondence, the new per-classification fee for a standard trademark application has been reduced from $325 to $275 per class.