Patents for Startups: What Should I Patent and When?


On this episode, I speak with patent attorney Bryant Lee. Bryant explains what a patent is and how startups should be thinking about what they can and cannot patent. We also talk about the timing of patents and how to create a patent strategy for the long term.

Bryant Lee is the co-founder of Cognition IP and the author of Software Patents for Startups.

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DISCLAIMER: I am a lawyer, but not your lawyer. This podcast does not constitute legal advice. If you are considering applying for a patent you should contact a qualified patent attorney.

Ep 1: Common Misconceptions When Founding a Company


On this episode, Alex is joined by Luke Rabin and Brandon Lewis, the co-founders of BLDR ( 

If you're thinking about starting a new business, product, or service, this episode is for you. We delve into the common misconceptions that founders have about tech startups and talk about how to approach proving the value and viability of new business ideas.

We talk about the real purpose of a Minimum Viable Product and developing a process for proving the value of a service or product, as well as testing the market for it.

This podcast is presented by the Law Office of Alex Mejias (