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IF I CAN be so presumptuous, you have read my previous column and have taken my advice to stick to your knitting and develop products. “Now what?” you may ask.   Protection – no, not from nasty STDs, but from competitors and poachers. While protecting intellectual property might cost you money in the short term, it could save you big bucks in the long term and make your enterprise more attractive to potential investors.

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