A series of blog articles that analyze, in-depth, current patent and trade secret; competition and anti-trust; and global IP monetization and licensing topics, by US patent lawyer David L. Cohen.

Outsourcing In-House Counsel: The Case of Litigation Management

Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Internal Controls (Part 4)

When a company, for the soundest of business reasons, is exploring…
Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Risks & Benefits

Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Risks & Benefits (Part 3)

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Nearly all manufacturing processes involve a significant number…
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Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: Outsourced Manufacturing (Part 2)

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There are two common categories of outsourced manufacturing:…
Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: An Economic Overview

Outsourced Manufacturing and Trade Secrets: An Economic Overview (Part 1)

Since the beginning of the industrial age, companies…
Outsourcing In-House Counsel: The Case of Litigation Management

Patent Demand Letters – Escalation or Litigation (Part 5)

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If the patent demand letter situation escalates and you may be…
Outsourcing In-House Counsel: The Case of Litigation Management

Outsourced In-House Counsel: Is It for You?

Not everyone can have full-time legal staff. While there are…
Outsourcing In-House Counsel: The Case of Litigation Management

Outsourcing In-House Counsel: IP Department Creation

Previously I discussed the business case for engaging outsourced…
Outsourcing In-House Counsel: The Case of Litigation Management

Outsourcing In-House Counsel: The Case of Litigation Management

Previously I discussed the business case for engaging outsourced…
Outsourcing In-House Counsel: The Case of Litigation Management

Patent Demand Letters – Response Tactics (Part 4)

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If you receive a patent demand letter, you can choose from many…
Outsourcing In-House Counsel: The Case of Litigation Management

Patent Demand Letters – Immediate Steps You Can Take (Part 3)

This article is the next piece of my series discussing patent…