What are IP Disputes?
An Intellectual Property (IP) disputes document outlines a list of disputes related to the use of IP assets between your company and a third party.
An IP dispute refers to any infringement on the rights to use IP assets which are registered to you or your company.
The document covers:
- Copyright Disputes: Disputes related to copyright infringement of creative ‘works.’ Copyright is automatic and does not require registration.
- Patent Disputes: Disputes related to use or recreation of any device, substance, method or process. Often used on inventions and other mechanical or technological innovations.
- Trademark Disputes: Disputes related to use or recreation of trademark logos and slogans used to identify and differentiate a product, brand or company.
An IP disputes document summarizes copyright, patent and trademark disputes over IP assets.
It includes information on:
- Historical and ongoing disputes and the nature and reasons for disputes
- Start and end date of each dispute
- IP assets under dispute
- Identity of the other party and status of the dispute
- Financial or legal consequences of the disputes on your company