PNW Startup Lawyer

A Seattle lawyer helping founders navigate startup law, venture capital, and intellectual property.

Startup Shuts Down a Patent Troll takes a stand and slays a troll.

Patent Office on Patentable Subject Matter

The USPTO issues new examination guidelines for determining whether a patent claims patent-eligible subject matter.

Term Sheets for Startup Financing

Curated links on negotiating a term sheet for Seed and Series A rounds.

Startup Employees Link List

Curated links on employment issues at technology startups.

Sample Invention Assignment Agreement

Untangling the patent, copyright and noncompete rules governing employee side projects.