I've written a technical paper and have sent it for publication. There's a chance that some other can make use of my paper and file a patent before me. How to protect the paper, when we are publishing it before a patent has been taken for it.
Another situation in the same line is that you are explaining your business idea to angel investors. They may reject your idea there and set up the start-up as it was their own idea.What measures need to be taken for such situations.