IP and Commercial Relationships

Intellectual Property and Commercial Relationships: When are agreements needed?

Interacting with third parties such as product and service vendors, suppliers, partners is regular activity for many corporate employees. There are many circumstances that require employees to discuss proprietary information and an agreement should be established prior to sharing information. Students will learn about what circumstances agreements should be established and the process to create such agreements. This course explores types of proprietary information and emphasizes the need for secrecy and describes the typical agreement.