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Being The First Inventor No Longer Counts

By George Rondeau The most significant change in U.S. patent law goes into effect on March 16, 2013 when for all patent applications filed on or after that date the U.S. switches to a “first-to-file” system. Under the America Invents … Continue reading

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Now For Something Completely Different

Rarely do we get a break around here from the lofty world of startup law, corporate strategy, venture capital, SEC rules, M&A, etc. I received a submission from a friend who publishes ski/snowboard magazines and a fly fishing magazine. An … Continue reading

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Event: World Financial Symposiums Growth and Exit Strategies for Software and IT Companies Conference

Wednesday, January 30th, 2013 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Davis Wright Tremaine 1201 Third Avenue, Suite 2200
Seattle, WA 98101 The World Financial Symposiums Growth and Exit Strategies for Software and IT Companies conference, sponsored by Davis Wright Tremaine, GeekWire, WTIA … Continue reading

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How To Keep Your Startup From Acting Like a Big Company

By Matt Heinz The kind of big-company behavior we all hate – bureaucracy, slow decision-making, politics, stifled innovation – doesn’t just happen at big companies. It creeps into new businesses as well, with just a handful of people. If you … Continue reading

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New Governor, New Legislature, Same Problems

Guest Post by Lewis A. McMurran (@lewismcmurran) As 2013 unfolds, the U.S. economy appears to be healing.  Good news from the housing sector is giving some hope and upside to the financial markets.  Averting the so-called “fiscal cliff”, albeit only temporarily, … Continue reading

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