Practical Intellectual Property Strategies for Engineers and Geoscientists




  • 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm


  • Webcast Only
  • Webcast Only Vancouver, British Columbia


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This seminar will delve into the practical details of managing intellectual property, focusing on the ownership of IP, mitigating IP-related risk and acquiring and using IP, with a focus on trade secrets, copyright and patents.

Participants of this seminar will understand how to recognize and resolve ownership issues regarding intellectual property, between you and your employees, subcontractors and your clients, including:

Who owns the intellectual property in your work?
What rights does your client obtain to use your work now and in the future?
What rights do you retain to re-use your work or portions of your work for another client or another project?

The following topics will also be covered:
Contracts: How to effectively define your relationship with your clients and others, including:

Protection of intellectual property
Use of intellectual property
Warranties and indemnities
Review of specific contract language

Disputes: How to prepare now to better handle problems in the future.

There will be a detailed Question and Answer session. Please come prepared with questions you may have on any intellectual property issue.

Disclaimer: The content of this seminar is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.



  • General Price: $229
  • Member Price: $189
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