This past holiday season, I had the opportunity to ask Joe Platnick of the Pasadena Angels a few questions about his group. I want to thank Joe for taking time out of his busy schedule to answer a few questions and to help educate our community about the benefits that the Pasadena Angels has been providing to our community since its founding in 2000. Click here for Joe … [Read more...]
Investors are classified by the amount of money that they have to invest and the relationship you form with them. Angel investors are high net worth individuals who provides start up capital in exchange for ownership or convertible debt.
Good question. The bottom line is that a contract (i.e., confidentiality agreement or non-disclosure agreement) and a patent application protect your interests in different ways. Hence, the recommended course of action is to do both (1) file a patent application and (2) have the investors and licensees execute a confidentiality agreement to protect yourself. If you don't have … [Read more...]