Protecting Intellectual Property

Saturday, May 1, 2004 - 01:00

The firm of Sills Cummis Epstein & Gross P.C. last month presented a CLE seminar titled How to Identify and Protect Your Company's Intellectual Property, a session aimed at showing corporate attorneys how to protect what has been described as a company's most valuable asset.

The session took place on April 22 at the Sills Cummis offices, One Riverfront Plaza, Newark, NJ.

The speakers were Marc S. Friedman, chair of the firm's Intellectual Property Practice Group; Jeffrey Barton, a member of the Intellectual Property Practice Group, and Joel N. Bock, of counsel with the Intellectual Property Practice Group.

Some of the topics they discussed included:

•Identifying your company's valuable intellectual property;

•Protecting your intellectual property;

•Maximizing the value of your intellectual property;

•Reducing the risks of intellectual property misappropriation by pirates;

•Reducing the risk of your company infringing on third party intellectual property;

•Intellectual property audits and due diligence.