Max Ellenbecker

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Max counsels clients on patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. He also regularly drafts and negotiates technology-related agreements, including software development and technology licensing contracts. As a registered patent attorney, Max has extensive experience analyzing new inventions, preparing and prosecuting patent applications, conducting patentability and freedom to operate searches and analyzing patent infringement and validity issues.

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Intellectual property (IP) is a key component of almost every startup’s business. It can distinguish a startup from its competition, attract potential investors, and provide a foundation for future success. Because IP can be such an important part of a company, startups are often eager to disclose their innovations, technology and other IP when pitching their company to investors or when presenting to the public at events such as #TechweekKC. However, a startup’s failure…