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Basic IP Checklist

Posted Tuesday, June 10, 2008 by Jim Ruttler

The following is a non-exhaustive basic checklist for protecting your intellectual property.

Logo & Brand Names
– File Federal Trademark Application
– Provide Proper Public Notice

Useful Inventions
– Implement Non-Disclosure Agreements
– Avoid Disclosures & Commercialization of Invention
– Obtain Co-Inventor or Employee Assignment Agreements
– File Provisional Patent Application
– Provide Proper Public Notice

Artistic Creations
– Implement Work-For-Hire and Assignment Agreements
– File Copyright Application
– File Design Patent Applications

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