Intellectual property comprises some of the most valuable assets a business may hold – its brands, patents, know-how, and other intangible rights that make the business unique. The intellectual property assets (IP) throughout the energy sector—upstream, midstream, downstream and service providers along the way—will be affected as more energy companies seek bankruptcy relief in the
Intellectual Property Clearance – What is It and How Much is Enough?
By Russel Primeaux on
Posted in Intellectual Property
Intellectual Property (IP) clearance should be an integral part of business planning, regardless of the size of the business. IP clearance may be as simple as checking the proper trademark databases before choosing a name for a new business or subsidiary. In other situations, IP clearance may include conducting an extensive patent search and analysis…