Intellectual Property Rights - An Introductory Guide for Corporate and Commercial Lawyers
Intellectual property rights are a key asset underlying a significant proportion of the value of many modern companies, whether in manufacturing, retail or industries both on - and offline. All businesses, large and small, own intellectual property rights of one form or another, but may not appreciate their specific nature and significance.
Corporate and commercial lawyers accordingly need to have a good grasp of the different forms intellectual property can take and the issues which need to be considered for its exploitation - whether internally, or through licensing or assignment - and enforcement.
This webinar will introduce the principal categories of intellectual property, their relevance to difference industries and the questions lawyers need to ask when advising clients, to ensure that important intangible assets are identified and handled correctly.
What You Will Learn
This webinar will cover the following:
- The nature of intellectual property
- The four key forms of IP: patents, trade marks, copyright, designs
- Ownership issues
- The special status of confidential information
This webinar was recorded on 7th January 2021
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