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Entrepreneurs should take great care to protect the time, effort, money, and value they have invested in a business including its intellectual property.
Businesses that can align their product and service offerings with both their business strategy and the customers' needs will grow the strongest businesses and maintain their success in the long run.
Addressing limitations and liabilities helps entrepreneurs analyze their business's ability to produce products, deliver services, and create new products and services.
Although some companies can thrive by pushing beyond their current strengths, it makes sense to continue to offer products and services within a company's current core competencies.
Knowing where your products or services are in their life cycle will help you make refinements or adjustments to align them with your business strategy.
Thorough market research includes analysis of the customers and the competitive environment.
When evaluating industry potential, key considerations include its current size and rate of growth as well as profitability characteristics and trends.
Many entrepreneurs assume IP protection is part of the entrepreneurial process, and often don't ask the right questions to determine if it's the right path for them. In this story, the author shows how his team first identified a market need and a product solution, then considered patenting their product.
Many patents are valuable assets and are worth the time and money spent in obtaining them. This topic overview asserts entrepreneurs should undertake an objective analysis of a potential patent's value prior to filing an application to avoid investing in a possibly worthless asset.
Entrepreneurs going abroad for sales can protect their IP through an international protocol called the Madrid System. This system allows entrepreneurs to eliminate the need to file separate patent protection applications in each country where trademark protection is required and where they wish to conduct business.
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