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10 Intellectual Property Considerations for Protecting Your Company’s Innovations

October 14, 2015

In partnership with the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, we invite you come for lunch and learn how businesses are reaping rewards by protecting their core technologies/products through strategic procurement and use of intellectual property (IP) rights.

You have worked hard to get your company on its feet.  You protect it daily against a host of challenges.  Are you protecting some of the most valuable assets of your company – your innovations?  Protecting your innovations through intellectual property strategies, including patenting, freedom-to-operate studies, trademarks, employment agreements, confidentiality agreements and consulting agreements, are critical to the long-term success of your start-up.

Attendees will learn 10 considerations for strategically protecting and using intellectual property.

Other highlights include –

  • Identifying your company’s valuable intellectual property
  • Avoiding pitfalls that can forfeit your patent rights
  • Determining if patenting your innovation is the right step for your business
  • Determining the best timing to protect your innovation
  • Creating a value proposition for potential investors

We will introduce you to the tools you need to identify and protect your intellectual property rights.

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October 14, 2015

In partnership with the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, we invite you come for lunch and learn how businesses are reaping rewards by protecting their core technologies/products through strategic procurement and use of intellectual property (IP) rights.

You have worked hard to get your company on its feet.  You protect it daily against a host of challenges.  Are you protecting some of the most valuable assets of your company – your innovations?  Protecting your innovations through intellectual property strategies, including patenting, freedom-to-operate studies, trademarks, employment agreements, confidentiality agreements and consulting agreements, are critical to the long-term success of your start-up.

Attendees will learn 10 considerations for strategically protecting and using intellectual property.

Other highlights include –

  • Identifying your company’s valuable intellectual property
  • Avoiding pitfalls that can forfeit your patent rights
  • Determining if patenting your innovation is the right step for your business
  • Determining the best timing to protect your innovation
  • Creating a value proposition for potential investors

We will introduce you to the tools you need to identify and protect your intellectual property rights.

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