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    These are videos clips taken from actual Draper Univerisity lectures. You can learn about entrepreneurship directly from founders, VCs, execs, lawyers, and more.

    We’ve cut them up into short, easy clips for you. If you’d like to access the full lectures you’ll need to upgrade to a Superhero Membership.
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    We're still coming up with content for this section. Keep checking back for updates!

    Challenge

    CHALLENGE

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    Challenge

    CHALLENGE

    Learn by doing”. These are a list of activities that we’ve come up with to help you practice your entrepreneurial skills. Many of these are again, actual activities that we have students do at Draper Univeristy, designed to push you outside of your comfort zone.

    Absolutely feel free to post your progress or results and share with students so we can give you feedback!
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    Using Google Patents and the University of Austin at Te...

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    Is your technology patentable? Before you get a consult...

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    Search for your startup/idea name on the USPTO trademar...

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    Call patent lawyers until you find one who will give yo...

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    Find the technology assignment forms on Orrick corporat...

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    Discussion

    DISCUSSION

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    Discussion

    DISCUSSION

    We’ve come up with some discussion questions and topics to help you start thinking in the right direction about startups.

    Share your ideas and thoughts with other students. Keep an eye out for Draper U Alumni, mentors, and staff! We’ll come on regularly to give feedback, and share our own insights.
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    If you do get a patent, how would you protect it? Paten...

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    If you patented your idea would it be a design patent o...

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    When would be the best time to patent your idea?

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    What do you think of Larry Page, CEO of Google, giving ...

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    Do you think patents encourage or slow innovation? Give...

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    Reading

    READING

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    READING

    We’ve pulled together a collection of books and articles for you to supplement your learning. These are the same recommendations we give to students here at DU, we hope you find them just as helpful!
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    An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Patents: The Basics http://t...

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    Can You Patent Your Mobile App? https://www.legalzoom.c...

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    Should You Patent or Keep it a Trade Secret?

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    Official US Patent Overview and Process

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    Official US Trademark Overview and Process

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    Tools

    TOOLS

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    Tools

    TOOLS

    Starting a company is hard enough on your own, everyone needs a little help. These are tools and servies already built by other entrepreneurs we think would help you get closer to your goals.

    We’ve tried to mostly find free to use tools, but some software may require a purchase.
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    Search for a trademark to see if it’s available. http:/...

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    INFORMATION

    Learn to avoid legal problems with the appropriate protection, whether it’s against breaches of intellectual property, copyright, or opposing lawsuits.