Tag: Licensing

Intellectual Property: Protection & Infringement

Kauffman Founders School, Peter D. McDermott, Intellectual Property, I.P. Protection & Avoiding Infringement

 >>You’ve got an intellectual property strategy that’s terrific. And you’ve been following it diligently, even better. And the result, of course, is that you’ve identified a number of different technological points that might be worth protecting. Might be worth getting intellectual property…

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What kind of property is “intellectual property?”

The topic of the first panel was really looking at a lot of what the conference wants to do, which is ‘how do you put property back in intellectual property.’ That may seem odd, because it’s called intellectual property. There’s a long-standing debate, especially among commentators and scholars about whether it really was supposed to…

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Intellectual Property: Copyrights

Kauffman Founders School, Peter D. McDermott, Intellectual Property, Copyright

>>Copyright is the right to stop others from copying or performing or using or selling your creative work. Copyright can exist in a lot of different work product. Certainly in software, in your code, that can be copyrighted. Obviously music and movies, these are all copyrighted, novels,…

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Intellectual Property: Introduction

Kauffman Founders School, Peter D. McDermott, Intellectual Property, Intro


>>In the early part of my career I was an in‑house patent attorney at Ford Motor Company. It was an excellent opportunity for a broad range of training and experience in intellectual property law. My practice now involves advising clients on intellectual property issues. That includes patent…

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