Education is an industry that is undergoing rapid change, especially in the Internet. Where once the intuitions were the focus of the product of education, now the teachers are becoming the product of the colleges and universities. The Internet is playing a big part in this changing role of education. […]
Museums use licensing to showcase their exhibits and generate revenues. Looking for a well-known, classic IP brand to license? Consider a visit to your local museum. Cezanne, Van Gogh, Renoir, are just a few of the museum “brands” you’ll find. In museum retail shops and outside retail stores, a number […]
Intellectual property is your most important business asset and is a key part of your business plan. In today’s IP centric economy, your business plan must include a strategic focus on protecting, managing and leveraging your intellectual property to build your business value and sustain your competitive advantage. Writing a […]
Looking for the next big licensing opportunity? It just might be in the town of fast money, where there is a new opportunity that’s ready to explode. Intellectual Property. Online gaming is creating a new market. Nevada was the first state in the nation to legalize Internet gambling, and expects […]
You invented something novel? Great! Without intellectual property legal protections, your invention has little economic value. The good news is there are many sources of protection available, including patent law, trademarks and trade dress law, copyright law, trade secrets law, misappropriation law, confidentiality law and non-disclosure agreements. Most of these provide simultaneous overlapping protection, and it may be possible for you to get multiple damage awards against an infringer. . . . trade secrets, however, are a different animal.