Part I: IP Issues to Consider in Early-Stage Software Development
Taking the right steps now will go a long way toward precluding problems tomorrow.
Congratulations! You have a great idea for a new software product that’s going to change the world. You’ve worked with a lawyer to set up a corporate entity. You’ve mortgaged the house, hit up some friends, and tended some bar to gather seed money. You’ve hired some great folks to help develop requirements, code the product, and verify functionality. And you are talking to customers.
Right now, you’re not particularly worried about intellectual property rights issues.
But guess what? Now is the time to think about them...read the full article at NH Business Review