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Open Innovation – Event Volunteer Leadership Trilogy

This post is syndicated from Bob Brill patent IP lawyer with business sense.
As announced in an earlier post, our event “Open Innovation” occurred in the Chicago Loop during the evening of March 15, 2011. Please click here for the video including keen insights from our speakers. Patent Considerations I hope that you will greatly enjoy the video in its...
Open Innovation – Event Volunteer Leadership Trilogy

Trademarking Q&A

This post is syndicated from Bob Brill patent IP lawyer with business sense.
I was pleased to be asked to prepare an article on trademarking for PolskyPedia along the lines of materials I have circulated on trademarks in response to new client inquiries. The intended audience for this post is entrepreneurs starting businesses having questions on whether and how to pursue...
Trademarking Q&A

Extra Paddle for Strongest Paddler

This post is syndicated from Bob Brill patent IP lawyer with business sense.
Our older kid and I had gone out canoeing last summer. In a classic dad role, I embraced a premise that I would handle the bulk of the paddling. Our kid would enjoy a ride, scenery, and conversation with Dad while occasionally experimenting with a few junior paddles, varying in shape, length, and...
Extra Paddle for Strongest Paddler

Are You Hiring an Attorney or Pitching an Investor?

This post is syndicated from Bob Brill patent IP lawyer with business sense.
Following is another practical post from my repeated circulation of comparable text. This post will dovetail with my earlier post on New Client Inquiries. My usual expectation when hearing from or approaching client prospects is cash compensation for my legal services. Some folks wish me to...
Are You Hiring an Attorney or Pitching an Investor?

Moments of Competition

This post is syndicated from Bob Brill patent IP lawyer with business sense.
As with many things, I enjoy reflecting on lessons from sports into business. Atop the marvelous victory for the Chicago Blackhawks, each game in the Stanley Cup Finals presented the best players opposing each other with counterbalancing performances over multiple games. The NBA Finals allowed...
Moments of Competition

Encore Sold-Out Event Bootstrappers and Investors Faceoff

This post is syndicated from Bob Brill patent IP lawyer with business sense.
Gratitude Sincere and heartfelt thanks to our speakers and my volunteer event content teammates for key leadership and involvement with the encore sold-out March event for MIT EF Chicago. As announced in an earlier post, our event “Bootstrappers and Investors Faceoff” took place in...
Encore Sold-Out Event Bootstrappers and Investors Faceoff

Fresh Minds Questions on Inventions

This post is syndicated from Bob Brill patent IP lawyer with business sense.
A teacher invited me to speak to students in the Chicago Public Schools (CPS) about inventions, in connection with assignments for the students to research and prepare presentations on inventions. Following my standing suggestion on talks, I asked for a list of questions from the students for me...
Fresh Minds Questions on Inventions

Brill IP Law Office Has Opened Successfully

This post is syndicated from Bob Brill patent IP lawyer with business sense.
Further to my December 2009 announcement, I am pleased to confirm that Brill IP Law Office has opened successfully. My updated contact information is available here. In addition, I am pleased to present my credentials for consideration to serve as intellectual property counsel, as occasions may...
Brill IP Law Office Has Opened Successfully

Bootstrappers and Investors Faceoff March 16, 2010 MIT EF Chicago

This post is syndicated from Bob Brill patent IP lawyer with business sense.
The excitement continues over the upcoming March 16, 2010 event “Bootstrappers and Investors Faceoff” that my volunteer content team will lead for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Enterprise Forum of Chicago (MIT EF Chicago). Much like the sold-out March 2009 event led by my...
Bootstrappers and Investors Faceoff March 16, 2010 MIT EF Chicago