Outlier Patent Attorneys

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Helping startup founders understand—and grow—through legal storytelling

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We believe that there is a fundamental mismatch in how lawyers and entrepreneurs talk about legal. Lawyers are trained to abstract out, but entrepreneurs live in the trenches.

This podcast is meant to bridge the gap.

In every episode we interview an entrepreneur and talk about a legal issue that they faced as they built and scaled their businesses.

We hope it will help you do some pattern recognition, and will give you frameworks for properly contextualizing legal issues.

Recent Episodes

Episode #1

23rd Nov 2022

Samar Shah.

About Your Host

With over a decade of experience in helping startups and established tech companies such as Facebook, Google, and others, Samar Shah has seen his clients go through it all from inception to IPO and beyond.

He shares his experiences so you can avoid the mistakes his clients (and his guests) have made.

Samar is also a practicing patent attorney at Outlier Patent Attorneys, PLLC

What They Say

  • Informative and Entertaining

    Apple Podcast Review rated this podcast as 5 out of 5.

    Sometimes when you talk to patent attorneys, it can feel like they are talking down to you. Not so with Samar and Jamie. They do an excellent job talking through the complexities in a nuanced and educated way. Highly recommended for inventors of all experience levels!

    Apple Podcast Review / United States

  • Intimidating No More!

    Apple Podcast Review rated this podcast as 5 out of 5.

    Patents can seem intimidating to inventors, but the hosts do a great job of making the concepts accessible, easy to understand, and dare I say: fun!

    Apple Podcast Review / United States

  • A Conversation

    George Burkhardt rated this podcast as 5 out of 5.

    Listening to each podcast episode is like sitting in an attorneys office with a glass of scotch.

    George Burkhardt / Board of Directors, Alamo Inventors

  • This podcast helped shape my thoughts on business strategy

    Anonymous rated this podcast as 5 out of 5.

    It is often unclear whether your patents are actually valuable and there is low visibility of timing and costs.

    We can help fix that and there is low visibility of timing and costs.

    Anonymous / Australia


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