Expert panelists will address IP ownership issues which impact every IP practitioner. The topics discussed will include:
- Who owns what?
- How to ensure that your client is the rightful IP owner?
- How and when to correct the chain of title? Before CIPO or the courts?
Drafting and recording assignments
- What types of IP can be assigned?
- Are there specific considerations for patents vs. trademarks vs. copyright?
- When to use a retroactive or confirmatory assignment? Enforceability?
- When should/must you record an assignment at CIPO? In a PPSA registry?
Best practices for employment agreements, supplier contracts and NDAs.