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The Role of IP in VC Funding for Startups - Shared screen with speaker view
ALVARO MEDRANO
01:09:19
Do you think that a patent being infringed is good or bad news?
Uzi Aloush
01:09:26
How likely will an investor protect their investment by encouraging a startup to enforce their patents against an infringing enterprise. Or will the investor prefer to write off that investment.
ALVARO MEDRANO
01:14:09
Sometimes it is impossible for a start-up to manufacture the whole product to which the Would you consider a non-practicing entity (NPE) a type of patent troll?
ALVARO MEDRANO
01:14:46
to which the patent belongs
Cloris Cui
01:17:06
I would imagine how expensive IP protections/enforcement are to companies at its starting up stage, from a practical point of view, how do you advise start ups to strike a balance between the edge brought by IP protection and the costs associated with it? e.g. resource allocation in different stages?