This post originally appeared on In The (Red): The Business Bankruptcy Blog, which I created for CEOs, CFOs, boards of directors, credit professionals, in-house counsel and others to stay informed about important business bankruptcy issues and developments. Many start-up companies backed by venture capital financing, especially those still in the development phase or which otherwise are not cash flow… Read more »

If you’re not familiar with patents, read this post first: What You Need to Know About Patents If you’ve ever overheard water-cooler banter about patents, chances are it was about utility patents, the most common kind of patent issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). What is a utility patent? A utility… Read more »