Law360, New York (September 30, 2009, 12:52 PM EDT) -- With our country in the worst financial crisis since the Great Depression, protecting one’s intellectual property may not seem like priority number one for businesses trying to weather the economic storm. However, many companies have untapped intellectual property with immediate practice value, and taking steps now to protect it could have make-it-or-break-it consequences.
IP’s Role in Today’s Economy
A surprising number of companies fail to understand the potential value of their IP. For instance, IP can be used as a sword against infringers, as a shield...
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