Ideas to protect your business
We all have ideas throughout our lives. Some may be business ideas, and very few will be feasible and profitable ideas. “So when you think you have one of these great ideas, it is best to act according to the first rule of Humanism: protecting your family (and yours) and then go out to hunt,” said Mr. Flavio Soares, attorney technology and intellectual property, and Avila partner Soares Associates, and advocate and legal adviser for the aid program for entrepreneurs linktoStart Inle Foundation.
Mr. Soares is proposing five steps to protect your thing and then go out and hunt you success:
1. Make your idea tangible: Copyrights. Ideas are intangible, so it can not be protected. Entrepreneurs tend to recommend to write in detail in a document their idea as a process, a product or a service. Copyright protects the way in which it expresses the idea in detail, but be careful, do not protect the idea. So it is not always recommended and would be appropriate to seek advice from an IP professional. Continue reading