Protecting Your Intellectual Property

April 25, 2017  |  By

Protecting your intellectual property is a critical issue for every small business owner, whether you’re a technology startup, building a services business, or launching a new restaurant concept. Kevin spoke to a group of small business owners at a Dallas SCORE event on these issues, and we wanted to share the presentation and resources with everyone.

Click the image below to access the PDF of the presentation.



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About the Author(s)

Vela Wood

Vela Wood is a boutique corporate law firm with a local feel and a global impact. We focus our practice in the areas of M&A, Private Equity, Fund Representation, and Venture Transactions.