This check card is a printable resource with practical advice for the dos and don'ts of patents, trademarks and copyrights.
Innovation is the useful application of inventions, discoveries, ideas, and solutions to problems or objectives—ultimately, the intellectual property—within an organization. This InfoPAK addresses ...
After six years of Congressional debate, the U.S. Senate passed the House version of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (“the Act”) on September 8, 2011 by a vote of 89–9. Read this ACC QuickCounsel ...
This QuickCounsel outlines what trade secret protection is, why you might choose it instead of a patent, and how to implement it.
This QuickCounsel provides a concise outline of the components of successful patent portfolio management.Managing a patent portfolio parallels managing an investment portfolio in many respects.
This QuickCounsel provides a brief overview of some of the requirements for the assignment and transfer of specific intellectual property rights in Canada, whether pursuant to an acquisition or whether ...
This material helps in-house counsel better understand the use and implementation of open source software.
This QuickCounsel summarizes some of the laws and regulations that in-house counsel should be aware of in order to protect their companies’ content on the Internet.
This QuickCounsel summarizes some of the laws and regulations that in-house counsel should be aware of in order to protect their companies’ marks in the Digital Age.
Independent Contractors are an attractive complement to most businesses. In addition to the myriad employment issues, there are significant Intellectual Property concerns that should be addressed.
FAQs for in-house counsel to provide to those who have questions about the company's patent program.
A sample guideline/outline of a company's patent program, which includes the basics of what a patent is, to how an employee can submit an idea.
This paper provides a broad overview of the intellectual property rules that govern Federal procurement contracts.
As hosting and participating in social media become the industry standard, companies must incorporate platforms and develop policies to safeguard rights and privacy. If this brave new world seems ...
A management compliance policy for use by the legal department as a training aid to familiarize employees with laws applicable to their employment. Laws of particular concern include: FCPA, ITAR, ...
Provides tips on protecting your company's copyrights on the global market. Includes brief discussion of U.S. enforcement, reviewing existing office policies, an awareness of infringement on the ...