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Protect Your Intellectual Property

Patents, copyrights, and trademarks help you protect your intellectual property, but each serves a different purpose.

KCSourceLink Resource Partners can help you:

  • determine whether you need a copyright, trademark, or patent 
  • review what can and cannot be protect as intellectual property 
  • weigh the costs for filing, obtaining, and maintaining a patent against your invention’s projected profitability
  • evaluate the benefits, disadvantages, and scope of a copyrights or trademark
  • evaluate the benefits and disadvantages of patents, including market life, market niche, and the time it takes to get a patent.

These KCSourceLink Resource Partners specialize in copyrights, trademarks, or patents.

 

Bioscience & Technology Business Center - Lawrence

The BTBC, located at the University of Kansas (KU), Lawrence Campus, and Kansas University Medical Center (KUMC), in Kansas City, Kansas, is the largest incubator system in the state. It is comprised of three separate facilities which total approximately 90,000 square feet of wet lab and office space.

Enterprise Center in Johnson County

The Enterprise Center of Johnson County (ECJC) is a venture development organization providing resources and connections to accelerate the success of early-stage companies.

Inventors Center of Kansas City

ICKC provides a learning forum for inventor/entrepreneurs and those in allied fields, benefiting all involved. Our purpose is to provide innovative education and support that will stimulate members to guide their ides through the idea development process.

Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers & Accountants for the Arts

Kansas City Volunteer Lawyers and Accountants for the Arts (KCVLAA) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that provides legal and accounting assistance to artists and arts organizations.

Kansas Secretary of State

Files business entity documents and make them available to the public.

Kauffman Founders School

Online education program that enables entrepreneurs to learn anywhere, anytime. Leading experts present rich content that founders can immediately apply to their businesses.

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    You're a member of the start-up group. Brand new to the entrepreneurial world, your ideas and energy will take you far. Welcome to the family.


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    You're a member of the main street group. Your entrepreneurial spirit brings people together, providing your customers with a more personalized service.


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    You're a member of the innovation-led group. You make the revolutionary ideas that will break through the ceiling. Let our resources get you there.


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    You're a member of the second stage group. Faster than a speeding bullet, your business is taking off. We have the resources to help your growth and expansion.


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    You're a member of the eco-devs group. You're the support system of the economic, small business and community rooted in getting things started. Let's connect.