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Patent Wars: Swords, Shields, Trophies, and Startups

This post originally appeared on The Combine blog.

Fortune 500 companies earn thousands of new patents every year, because they view patents as a measurement of “innovation.” It takes years and thousands of dollars to earn a patent, but earning a patent is just the beginning. The cost of maintaining Keep reading >>>

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Three Reasons to Expect and Embrace the Chaos in Your Startup

Entrepreneur magazine recently interviewed Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn and early exec at PayPal. One of his lines in this interview rang true for me as we hammer through the issues of launching multiple startups under the same roof at The Combine.

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