Fixing legal issues before you scale and patent announcements

Sam Altman, President at Y Combinator, the World's most successful startup accelerator, talks about the importance of having your legal documents in order before your company starts to scale up, as well as the most effective ways to file for patents whilst you're small.


1. Make sure that you schedule in provisional patents for filing less than a year after an announcement.

2. Make sure your legal documents are all kept safe and that you have spare copies of them.


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