Unravel the mysteries of intellectual property by Patricia Ryan, MS
The budget is tight, and time is running out. You scheduled a series of educational programs and need material for teaching and handouts for the participants. You open the Internet browser to start searching for information, and reach for the notebook of handouts from seminars you’ve attended. These give you instant access to materials you need, and they are free, right? Maybe, maybe not. As a responsible business person, you will find it’s in your best interests to respect the intellectual property (IP) of others. So how do you responsibly and respectfully navigate IP?