We spoke about this at the meeting “Intellectual property traps. Contract life hacks to protect your IP rights.” Our managing partner Mariya Ortynska and lawyer Nataliia Minakerman, using real-life cases as an example, described what issues might arise if not to reach an understanding before going into cooperation together.
Why is it worth to conclude a contract on a joint intellectual property even with the closest partners? And who owns the copyright for the website design? And will a new beverage recipe made at the enterprise in off-hours be considered as work for hire? Intellectual property law allows you to set frameworks clearly and provides numerous tools to preserve your resources.
What surely should be kept in mind?
Intellectual property traps are that “friend” who will count against you and your business if you do not play it safe on time. And the contract is your guarantee, that will help to avoid many risks in the future.
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