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To Patent, or Leave it Open for Everyone? Intellectual Property Startup Strategies

• Basic approaches to the protection of intellectual property in a startup. What options are there?
• Protection as for the trade secret: pros and cons.
• Patent protection. What types of patents are there? What do you need to get a patent? What should you keep in mind?
• What to choose: know-how or a patent? Compare the two methods of protection and determine the strategy for protecting your product.
• Patent publication – what it is and how to use it?


Dmitry Kotlov

LLC IP Center Skolkovo