IP And Knowledge Process Outsourcing In India

Law360, New York (December 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Protection of intellectual property (IP) is a critical concern in every knowledge process outsourcing (KPO). It is a legal concern as well as a strategic business issue because IP assets are vital in today’s knowledge-based economy.

Even in India, with its increasingly dependable and modernized legal system, IP ownership, infringement, and piracy concerns must be thoroughly and carefully addressed in every KPO.

A KPO often involves sharing or creating multiple types of IP rights (e.g., patent, trademark, trade secret, industrial designs, copyright, mask works), each of...
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