• own

    Take action to own your startup's IP.

  • protect

    Protect your startup's IP rights.

  • grow

    Increase the value of your startup's IP

Course curriculum

  • 1
    iPscaling: launch
  • 2
    iPscaling: first steps
    • Entity Selection
    • Entity Selection
    • Registering an LLC in Florida
    • Registering a Corporation in Florida
    • Obtaining a FEIN from irs.gov
    • Operating Agreement - choose your type of operating agreement
    • Operating Agreement with Auction Provision (no shotgun buyout)
    • Operating Agreement with Secret Auction + Shotgun Buyout
    • Operating Agreement with Fair Market Value Provision (no shotgun buyout)
    • Operating Agreement with Fair Market Value + Shotgun Buyout
    • Complete your operating agreement
    • Week 1 Survey
  • 3
    iPscaling: branding
  • 4
    iPscaling: copyright
    • Own the copyright
    • Copyright Work for Hire and Assignment-form
    • Circular9-WorksMadeforHire
    • Circular1-copyright Basics
    • Content marketing?
    • What is a work of authorship?
    • Who is an author?
  • 5
    iPscaling: publishing
    • Owning your new mark
    • Build a website?
    • Should I publish?
  • 6
    iPscaling: infringement
    • Research your competition
    • Avoiding infringement
    • Licensing or owning?
    • Domain name as IP?
    • Quick release
    • Taking down an infringing website
    • Trademark search revisited
    • Opposition Opportunity
    • Coexistence agreement
  • 7
    iPscaling: owning ideas
    • How to own ideas
    • Create an IP agreement
    • Confidentiality & IP Agreement
    • Patent or Secret?
    • Who is an Inventor?
    • Create a patent assignment
  • 8
    iPscaling: protecting your IP
    • Protecting trademarks and service marks
    • Florida trademark
    • Federal trademark
    • Registering copyright
    • Capturing trade secrets
    • Patenting inventions
    • Protecting domain names
  • 9
    iPscaling: building value
    • Recruiting talent
    • Employees v. contractors
    • Employment Agreement
    • Innovation Notebook
    • Control access to domain names
    • IP Inventory
    • Docketing reminders
  • 10
    iPscaling: what's next
    • Your business license(s)
    • DUNNS, banks and accounting
    • When to seek advice of legal counsel?

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