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Playbook for Protecting Trade Secrets Begins with Protecting Your Home Turf

Regardless of your political preferences, President Obama’s election victory offers an important lesson that can be extended to your company’s protection of trade secret intellectual property. In sports – similar to politics or business – a critical strategy for success is the concept of “protecting your home turf.” In this regard, after the dust settled on … Continue Reading

Is Your Company Making this Mistake When it Comes to Employees and Intellectual Property?

A lawsuit, Friedrich v Marvel Entertainment (PDF), filed by a former employee claiming ownership rights to intellectual property was recently dismissed in favor of the employer. This suit also provides valuable lessons for employers about the importance of securing ownership rights in intellectual property created by employees and independent contractors, and making sure that ownership is … Continue Reading
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