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Can a startup circumvent royalties by creating a new patent?

Assume a startup was spinned-off from a university and took a license of a patent assigned to the university, and the university claimed royalties for the patent licence. Assume, the inventors then ...
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Common Disclosures for multiple applications?

We are a lean startup and looking out for ways to define our patent strategy. Is it possible to file multiple applications, each application with invention-focussed modifications to the specification ...
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Good patent books for startups and inventors?

Does anyone have a suggestion for good books or other resources on patents for startups and inventors? It seems like most things are “do it yourself” guides or texts for attorneys that don’t have the ...
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Non-technical description for software patency?

What is a good example of a brief description on software patency? Essentially, I'd like a way to communicate what may be patentable and what may not be. I get asked a lot about software patency and ...