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Got a Great Idea? Keep It Safe!

So you've got a great, innovative idea, and you just know this is the one that will catapult you into a successful business venture. But before you go enthusiastically announcing your inspiration to colleagues, friends, and family, or spilling your trade secrets at the local coffee shop, consider legally protecting your intellectual property.

Discovering a new business idea is exhilarating. But great ideas are only of value if you've got a fighting chance at protecting them as your own. State and federal intellectual property laws can help, but it's up to you to help yourself first.

Here are ten important tips for making sure your ideas or inventions are protected.

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