Startup businesses in the technology arena often have questions and concerns about protecting intellectual property...your ideas, your innovations, your new products.
Virtual Advisor has developed an overview on how to Protect Your Business with Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks.
And the federal government offers resources on the process of patenting, trademarking and copyrights, as well as an online search. You can find help at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Copyright Office.