The IP You See, And The IP You Don't

Law360, New York (September 2, 2010, 12:45 PM EDT) -- It is not uncommon for lawsuits involving the types of intellectual property reduced to paper or other tangible media, typical with patents, copyrights or trademarks, to also include related claims that are not so clearly defined, such as misappropriation of trade secrets, idea misappropriation and breach of an implied contract.

Determining when intellectual property rights relating to those forms of IP that are clearly apparent in a tangible medium overlap, and can even preempt, those forms of IP that are not reduced to a tangible medium...
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