From a presentation to NJTSC on May 26, 2011
By Mark P. Kesslen
Lowenstein Sandler PC

  • Ensure that your employees/investors assign IP rights to the company
  • When collaborating, establish a joint development agreement which clearly enumerates each parties IP rights and responsibilities
  • Know your government contracts and manage the applicable notice requirements
  • Develop a process for identifying and managing your use of open source software and train developers to understand open source licenses and associated risks.