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Venture Capital Perspectives on Intellectual Property

This series of videos offers insight into the venture capitalist's perspective on intellectual property, featuring a panel discussion with VCs Kittu Kolluri, Lee Wrubel, Stan Reiss, and John Lee. To watch the full video, click here, or see below for selected highlights.

Introduction to the panelists

Role of IP when making investment decisions

Dealing with patent assertion entities / "trolls"

Using patents as a sword against the startup's competitors

Advice for new entrepreneurs on startup IP strategy

Software & algorithm patents

Recommended patent attorneys for startups

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