100Vets is a national coalition of entrepreneurship organizations whose mission is to help launch 100 Veteran led startups each year. Built upon a collaboration between the Founder Institute, Tech Shop, Victory Media and Vet-Tech, 100Vets aims to proliferate startup resources such as expert mentors, corporate partners and funding to help veterans achieve entrepreneurial success.

The Institute identifies corporate supporters to reduce both the time and the costs of setting up a high tech business. Local partners are currently being recruited for this semester.

Intellectual Property

Summer 2010 Boston Semester

What is the intellectual property of your business? What types of protections are available, and what are the costs? How do you manage your intellectual property using confidentiality, copyrights, and patents? What can and what should you do on your own, and what do you need a lawyer for? What are common intellectual property problems, and how do you deal with them cost effectively?

File your provisional patents.
2010-09-02, 06:00 PM


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Founder, Luminus Devices

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Phil Libin
Co-Founder and Chairman of Evernote, Managing Director at General Catalyst, General Catalyst

Phil is a three-time co-founder and CEO, most recently of Evernote where he currently serves as chairman of the board. After 19 years of starting and running companies, Phil became a VC at General Catalyst. The world can move in two directions: we can become more like Sta...

Simeon Simeonov
Founder & CTO, Shopximity

Simeon Simeonov is founding CTO of Shopximity, a stealthy startup whose goal is to make shopping better for everyone. Sim invests in passionate entrepreneurs through FastIgnite and helps them build great companies. He blogs at blog.simeonov.com, tweets as @simeons and liv...

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