In Case You Missed It: Launch Links - Week of October 23, 2016

  • 10.28.2016

Some interesting links we found across the web this week:

Design Patent Post-Grant: Is Anticipation Easier to Prove Than Obviousness?
There’s much to anticipate from this article sharing some novel thoughts on design patents. WilmerHale IP Partners Ben Fernandez and Mark Selwyn study what kind of challenges design patents can expect and how to navigate the current legal landscape.

What to Do When You Suspect a Data Breach
For many companies a data breach is scarier than anything Halloween could throw at them. Fortunately, the FTC has released this helpful guide on what to do when you suspect your company has suffered a data breach.

The Benefits of Repeat Entrepreneurship
The second, third, or fourth time might be the charm when it comes to founding a successful company. Entrepreneur talks the value of experience when choosing the road less taken more than once.

11 Questions for Your First Investor Meeting
Turn up with these 11 questions to your pitch meeting, and you may just impress your potential investors. can use these questions not only to show interest in VCs, but also get a clearer understanding of their process and expectations. 

Are You Getting Your Fair Share of Startup Equity?
An honest and thoughtful conversation about splitting up equity can keep founders together in the long run. AlleyWatch shares five key things to consider when deciding who gets what. 

Corporate VCs Are Moving the Goalposts
It’s harder to know what’s a touchdown when Corporate VCs are moving the goalposts. The Harvard Business Review discusses how many corporate VCs outfits have shifted focus towards paper returns and away from strategic investing.

Links compiled by Bill Warren.