The following links are provided as resources to start-up companies so that technologies that might otherwise "wilt on the vine" instead become seeds of commercially viable enterprises. Part of this strategy is to provide targeted information resources to innovators so that they can more effectively research legal, business and scientific issues when forming a company.
Here, startup companies can view information that experienced lawyers and investors, among others, consider when creating or evaluating an intellectual property strategy. Many of the following resources are overlooked by entrepreneurs in starting their businesses, and utilizing the information in legal and business models is something that is often lost in classrooms and in books. However, the value of these resources in providing competitive intelligence, regulatory insight and market clarity should be recognized as start-up companies adapt to and evolve with market conditions. It is understood that the listing below is far from complete and the information obtained from these resources should be put in the context of broader legal and business strategies.