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10 Intellectual Property Considerations for Protecting Your Company?s Innovations

When
October 14, 2015

Contact Information
entforumcambridge@mit.edu

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.