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Kilpatrick Townsend LLP is the 2015 sponsor of ACC's Intellectual Property Committee.

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If you ever have any questions/concerns about the IP Committee, please contact your ACC liaison Julien Valliorgues.

The Intellectual Property (IP) Committee provides resources and a voice for in-house counsel who work to protect, acquire and enforce corporate IP rights. The committee provides information on key IP topics, including trademark protection on the Internet and copyright issues in the digital age.

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Upcoming Meetings

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 at 12:00 PM ET, 4:00 PM GMT
Includes an online presentation

Protecting Your Trade Secrets: Best Practices For Securing Information With New and Departing Employees in the United States

Joel Bush and John Moye, attorneys in the Technology and Trade Secrets Litigation group at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, will provide an engaging presentation on a topic every company is facing today ‹ the risks that incoming and outgoing employees pose to a company‰s most valuable trade secrets and confidential information. This interactive legal quick hit presentation will highlight the threats that the modern workplace poses to a company‰s confidential information, and will identify a number of best practices that companies can implement in supervising their incoming and outgoing employees. The session will provide a wonderful opportunity to learn about current trends, and to engage in a dialogue about these risks and the steps in-house counsel can take to anticipate and minimize them. John M. Moye, Counsel, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockholm LLPJoel D. Bush, Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockholm LLP

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 12:00 PM ET, 4:00 PM GMT

InfoPaks

Government Funded Research and Development: Issues and Strategies for In-House Counsel

Oct 2014 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
This InfoPAK provides a primer to assist corporate counsel in recognizing issues related to government funded research and practical tips for managing the many related requirements and obligations.

Best Practices for Intellectual Property Licensing: Addressing the Rights Granted and Assets Covered in Patent, Copyright, Trade Secret, and Trademark Licenses

Aug 2013 InfoPAK Download pdf
Sponsored by Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP
This InfoPAK is not a comprehensive analysis of Intellectual Property licensing, but rather, it is a discussion of the best practices and recent developments in intellectual property licensing. The ...

Recent Committee-Developed Resources

Indemnity by Software Provider

Mar 2015 Wisdom of the Crowd
This Wisdom of the Crowd addresses whether “indemnify” has the same legal implication as “defend and pay” in EULA negotiations with software providers.

Patent Invention Assignment Agreement

Mar 2015 Wisdom of the Crowd
This Wisdom of the Crowd, compiled from questions and responses posted on the Intellectual Property Committee and Small Law Departments Committee eGroups, addresses the adoption of a patent invention ...

Limitation of Liability Clauses

Mar 2015 Wisdom of the Crowd
This Wisdom of the Crowd, compiled from questions and responses posted on the Intellectual Property Committee and Corporate and Securities Law Committee eGroups, addresses how to negotiate a limitation ...