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The Value Of Intellectual Property Rights For The Internet Start-Up

T. Randolph Catanese, Esq. © 1999. All Rights Reserved. What gives an Internet site value?  Is it products, is it services or is it something more intangible?  In most instances the intangible factor is the intellectual property rights inherent to the site.  These intellectual property rights are commonly be known as trademarks, service marks, copyrights,…
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The Need Of The Start-Up Or Existing Company To Protect Its Intellectual Property Rights If It Wishes To Maintain Its Value

T. Randolph Catanese, Esq. © 2000.  All Rights Reserved. In the previous article in this series, we discussed what intellectual property rights are and how they are normally protected.  In essence, intellectual property is something unique, special and proprietary to the business.  Recognized means for protecting intellectual property take the form of trademarks, service marks,…
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How Does A Company Identify And Protect Its Trade Secrets?

T. Randolph Catanese, Esq. © 2000. All Rights Reserved. The first two articles in this series discussed what constitutes intellectual property, how intellectual property may be protected and how infringement of intellectual property normally occurs. This article will discuss what constitutes a “trade secret” and will identify what internal action should be taken by a…
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Case Studies On Protecting Intellectual Property Rights

Case Studies On Protecting Intellectual Property Rights T. Randolph Catanese, Esq. © 2000. All Rights Reserved. The first three articles in this series on intellectual property rights focused on identifying intellectual property, discussing how it is protected at the state and federal level, addressing common instances of infringement and how the holder of the intellectual…
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