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State of Maryland Resources
Understanding Intellectual Property
In this film, learn about intellectual property law and contracts from lawyer Angela Perry. She explains intellectual property ownership, why it can be unclear whether an employee or a business owns ideas, and how to clarify these boundaries in employment contracts. She explains the ownership and transfer of intellectual property, and distinguishes IP, copyright and trademarks. She differentiates and explains confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements. She explains how a company can value IP as an asset. She explains the difference between ownership of domain names and business names.
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