This issue includes articles about the European Patent Convention, patenting software in the UK, and Belgium intellectual property rights.
Corporations are facing new challenges in litigation due to the changes in case law, and the recently passed amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure (FRCP). This is changing corporate infrastructures and expanding SERVICES and technologies offered by electronic discovery providers. Read on to find out how this new landscape in litigation affects your job as in-house counsel.
- ArticlesEternal Sunshine of the Spotless IP Portfolio: Creating and Implementing an Effective Corporate Intellectual Property Program
An effective corporate intellectual property program provides protection for valuable intangible assets, generates income, and enhances a company's value. It is one that protects both a company's rights and minimizes risk that the company may infringe on the rights of others. What's not to like? Yet too often, companies neglect doing an IP audit until there's a cease-and desist letter on the GC's desk. Learn how to perform an IP audit and find ways to maximize revenues while minimizing exposure. It's every in-house lawyer's dream, isn't it?