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Intellectual Property Considerations for Protecting Your Company's Innovations

September 14, 2017

In partnership with the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge, presenters Keith Wood and Ronald Demsher held a lunch presentation on how businesses are protecting their future by investing in patents, trademarks, and other 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 technology and inventions?  Protecting your innovations through intellectual property strategies, including patenting, trademarks, employment agreements, confidentiality agreements, and filing overseas are critical to the long-term success of your start-up.

Attendees learned 10 considerations for strategically protecting and using intellectual property.

Highlights included -

  • Identifying your company’s valuable intellectual property
  • What assets can be protected by IP rights?
  • When do you file or register?
  • What does the patent process involve?