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[19 Jul 2011 | One Comment | ]
What is your exit strategy?

When I met Nellie Akalp, we realized quickly that we had so many things in common; being entreprenettes, being moms, having twins, general business philosophies, and that we both wanted to enjoy our lives with our families as much as we wanted to enjoy being our own boss!
Having experienced what it's like to work with investors while experiencing the pros and cons of those relationships, and watching from the side as they tried to find a buyer for my then troubled handbag line, I wanted to hear Nellie's story of …

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[15 Jun 2011 | 3 Comments | ]
Boost Sales with Trademarks and Copyrights

A client I worked with last year recently contacted me to tell me that someone in her small town was actually copying her product that is patent pending.  After commiserating with her, I remembered this post I did over a year ago on this exact topic.  After revisiting the story, the memories came flooding back and I wanted to share this with you again as it is so important to protect yourself whenever possible.  I of course did not have "patent pending" status, but the situation is very similar.
Protecting your …

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[18 Feb 2010 | 2 Comments | ]
Can You Protect Your idea??

One of the questions that has come up a lot with clients is How do I protect my idea?
This can be a super frustrating aspect of a great invention. Unfortunately, while we pay the big bucks to the lawyers to file Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights, if you don’t have the cash to put up on the back end, they can be rendered useless by an infringer.  I am not saying to bypass this step if you have an invention worth protecting, but I am saying to be wise about what …

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