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Monthly News Roundup – February 2021

Monthly News Roundup – February 2021

Need some good reading material? Here's a quick recap of the top IP-related stories we loved diving into this month! "Earlier this year, 15 top U.S. universities joined forces to launch a one-stop shop where corporations and startups can discover and license patents."...

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Black History Month & IP – News Roundup Series #3

Black History Month & IP – News Roundup Series #2

This is the second of a month-long blog series. Find Part 1 here. Michelson IP celebrates Black History Month by highlighting these insightful stories on inventorship and innovation, including James West: "I’d be surprised if you weren’t sitting within fifty feet of...

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Black History Month & IP – News Roundup Series #3

Black History Month & IP – News Roundup Series #1

This is Part 1 of our Black History Month curated news blog series. See Part 2 here. Michelson IP celebrates Black History Month by highlighting these insightful stories on inventorship and innovation: "By 1957 Kenner had saved enough money to her first ever patent: a...

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Joint Authorship and Work for Hire Agreements: Select Case Studies

Joint Authorship and Work for Hire Agreements: Select Case Studies

If you’re working with others on projects where intellectual property (IP) may be developed in the process, you’ll likely want to take into account issues of joint authorship and work for hire. In this blog post, we’ll explain some of the fundamentals, and share a few examples of cases where these issues may be involved.

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Michelson IP & NACCE announce new IP Educators in Residence

Michelson IP & NACCE announce new IP Educators in Residence

The next phase of Michelson IP's dynamic partnership with NACCE begins with the announcement of five member colleges as part of the newly launched IP Educator in Residence initiative. These IP Educators in Residence will comprise an inclusive community of faculty who...

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I Can Copyright That? Everyday Works to Consider

I Can Copyright That? Everyday Works to Consider

When people think of copyrights they often think about books, songs, and movies – but you don’t have to be an author, musician, or filmmaker to be concerned with copyrights. There are many items, particularly those created in the course of business, that can also be protected.

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