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Intellectual Property

Winter 2009 New York Semester

How do you manage your intellectual property using confidentiality, copyrights, and patents? What is the intellectual property of your business? What types of protections are available, and what are the costs? How do you file a patent quickly, cheaply, and with the necessary protections? What can you do on your own, and what do you need an attorney for? How do you pick the right attorney? How much does protecting your intellectual property cost, and why should you do it?

Goal:
File your provisional patents.

Date:
2010-02-04, 06:30 PM

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Adeo Ressi
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