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Require a fee for filing a "Paragraph 4" challenge

Problem: In the world of pharmaceutical patents, it costs the patent originator money for R&D and patent application. After a patent is awarded, a generic manufacturer may challenge the patent using a "Paragraph 4" challenge, and doesn't have to pay any fee at all. There is, therefore, no cost for a generic manufacturer to challenge a legitimately awarded patent, and a big hidden cost to the originator (who has to plan ...more »

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Tax Credit

Offer a 100% Tax Credit to Accredited Investors for direct investment of only seed capital in Start Ups

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Internet Marketing & Sales

I want to create a none profit organization to help none technical entrepreneur with website and seo with no charge to them (may be work on commission) is there any idea.

 

I am a president of Universal Plastic Bag Manufacturing Co. Handling Internet sales and marketing . Any suggestions or comments greatly appreciated it.

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TVM

Time Value of Money - suggest simplification of regulations & tax code. More carrots - fewer sticks. SBA loan program may have streamlined/changed, however, the perception of the process remains negative among many lenders.

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Incubator Project to Create 1100 Jobs

I don't know where the first one went, but, Commercial and community banks are not doing SBA loans in our area. They say that if they like the project they will do it themsleves. They don't want to do the papaerwork. This leaves room for bias for small and minority businesses. Suggestion; more or start mandatory trainning for Banks to remain in the program. Set minimum requirements of loans to stay in the program. Do ...more »

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National New Business & Job Creation Network

Read the brief slide presentation located at http://bit.ly/h7iIEI. It describes a National New Business & Job Creation Network.

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Make journals, data, business publications accessible.

Make a wealth of online journals, news agencies, and other business-related publications accessible to members free of charge, or at least cheap. In college, I had access to all such information, and the cost was rolled into my tuition. A contributing member of the SBA would benefit greatly from access to demographic, geographic data and trend information in their planning stage as well as in their ability to stay ahead ...more »

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Data disemination

In my opinion, all industries" data (at all levels - local, regional...) should be generated "real time" and it should be disseminated to all parties(citizens, organizations, companies, start ups...) for free. This is a big task for one organization for large economy and a large geography like ours and and I believe, all universities across the country could collaborate and achieve this.

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Accelerated Development of Medical Device Innovation

Provide Multi-Year Funding to Support Creation and Operation of Regional Centers for Medical Device Innovation: Goal: Accelerate product development of new medical device products based on University technologies as well as technology originating in the entrepreneurial community by bringing together in one location the key infrastructure needed to rapidly move new medical devices and new medical technologies to market. ...more »

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Incentivize Contract Officers

The Federal Government must streamline it's contracting and contract management process and provide incentives to Contracting officers. There is no incentive for Contracting Officers to work with Small Businesses or Entrepreneurs. By hiring large firms and place a clause in their contract to work with small businesses, it takes the pressure off of the government to work with SBAs.

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Tax Incentives

Tax incentives for existing and new businesses that encourage growth through additional investment and hiring.

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Entrepreneurial impact statement

To avoid unintended consequences oaf government regulation on entrepreneurs consider requiring an "entrepreneurial impact statement". Entrepreneurs don't have time to lobby - asking the impact before acting will help reduce the erection of new barriers.

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