Advice, Tips, & Thoughts
for Inventors, Innovators, & Entrepreneurs

Want the Best Advice? Top 3 Legal Factors for Onboarding a Business “Advisor” For Your Startup

Looking for a business advisor for your startup? Start with these basics: the advisor's role, granting equity compensation, and using an advisor agreement.

March 6, 2023
Best Inventions of 2022 by TIME

We're excited to recognize TWO of our clients whose inventions were named the Best Inventions of 2022 by TIME.

November 21, 2022
Intellectual Strategies: New Client Onboarding

For those of you who are curious about the process of engaging our team, this is our process from first conversation to the start of your first project.

September 2, 2022
Due Diligence: Business Owner Checklist

Check out our Due Diligence Checklist below, or feel free to download a copy for your keeping.

August 29, 2022
What are the Legal Implications of Giveaways?

Looking to do a Giveaway within your company? Don't know where to start? Read on to discover a great list to begin the process.

August 5, 2022
Can I use another Company's Logo in My Artwork?

Confused on the legality of using other's intellectual property in your creative work? Read on to see a real response to one of our clients.

July 22, 2022
Should I file a Non-Provisional Patent Application or a PCT Patent Application?

Stuck trying to decide on which patent application to file? Sometimes the answer is: both!

July 8, 2022
What do patents do?

If you have ever needed more information on what patents do, read on, and gain incredible insight.

June 27, 2022
Investment Due Diligence – What is the Screening Process?

Gain insight on the investment process as both an investor and as a business owner.

June 10, 2022
When You’re Ready to Hire Legal Counsel for Your Business

Gain a better understanding of the differing types of legal counsel.

May 19, 2022
Intellectual Property
What is an IP Policy? Your Startup Should Start Here.

Get a sample outline for your IP Policy to help your startup company implement standard policies and procedures for intellectual property management.

October 17, 2021
Intellectual Property
Why is Intellectual Property Important to You? It Depends on Your Perspective

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are important to people for different reasons. Your role and objectives will influence your view of intellectual property.

October 1, 2021
Business Law for Entrepreneurs & Managers - Intellectual Property - Copyright

A book chapter on copyrights, from Utah Business Law for Entrepreneurs & Managers (2016, The Utah Bar Association, Business Law Section)

September 23, 2021
Utility or Design Patent - Which One Should I File?

Utility and design patent applications should be considered together in an IP portfolio, but there are several pitfalls if you don't use them correctly.

September 17, 2021
NNN Agreements? The Basics for Transactions in China

Your NNN Agreement is critical for working in China. Don't rely on a standard NDA because you will get burned.

August 13, 2021
Business Law for Entrepreneurs & Managers - Intellectual Property - Patents

A book chapter on patents, from Utah Business Law for Entrepreneurs & Managers (2016, The Utah Bar Association, Business Law Section)

August 6, 2021
Intellectual Property
What IP Do You Need? Here are your options...

Know all your IP options: Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets, and Contracts

July 30, 2021
Is My Invention Patentable? 6 Steps to Evaluate your Innovative Ideas

Here are the 6 steps the US Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) uses to determine whether your invention can be patented.

July 20, 2021

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