Phitidis discussed, off the back of the Vodacom issue, how to protect your intellectual property from corporate theft.
Entrepreneurs, he said, are by nature are always presenting ideas to corporates that they want as clients.
Corporates are always looking to see if they can do it themselves.
It’s an ongoing battle and how to safeguard oneself is an issue for most SMEs.
Scroll down for quotes from the audio below.
An idea cannot be protected unless there is a specific agreement.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator
Can you bring your idea to market?— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator
Do you have money to protect yourself if someone tries to steal your idea?— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator
Patent law trumps contract law. The Constitutional Court erred in their decision.— Ari Kahn (former MTN employee who claims to be the real inventor)
Present your idea as high up the chain as you can.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator
Always present with, and to, more than one person.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator
Document everything!— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator
Send very detailed notes and copy in everybody who was involved.— Pavlo Phitids, Aurik Business Incubator
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Aurik Business Accelerator’s Pavlo Phitidis.
Should you even try? The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Aurik Business Accelerator’s Pavlo Phitidis.
Entrepreneurship guru Allon Raiz discusses what could be a life changing option for school-leavers.
These were the most popular articles from Aurik Business Accelerator's Pavlo Phitidis' weekly entrepreneurship feature.
Small business guru Pavlo Phitidis discusses the techniques, how they work and how to get them right.
Nic Haralambous knows a thing or three about starting a small business with almost no money. He offers this advice…
The university wants #FeesMustFall activists with pending criminal records to motivate why they should be accepted back.
The recent inequality report by Oxfam South Africa reveals that the gap between the rich and the poor is increasing.
The Gupta family says Finance Minister's affidavit has factual and legal errors.
It's reported that donkeys are being stolen after government announced it will export donkey skin and meat to China.
Grace Bible Church spokesperson says the church does not discriminate against gay people, despite being against what they do.
According to Google trends, online searches for the Ford Kuga has increased by 300% but prices remain the same.
The brains behind the South African Politician Awards denies that he is hosting the event to rub shoulders with political bigwigs.
"Recognise that it’s not the end, it’s the beginning." Expert advise for school-leavers who want to improve their results.