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New FLC Educational Video Series Examines Fundamentals of Innovation Rights

Knowing the essentials of intellectual property (IP) and your rights as an innovator are crucial to the technology transfer (T2) process. Through the FLC Educational Video Series, you can equip yourself with the key IP knowledge you need to know to protect yourself and your innovations. Dive into five fundamental topics: IP, trade secrets, patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Each video offers informative and easy-to-follow visual explanations of the protections and rights available to businesses and individuals looking to partner with federal laboratories.

Video Series Topics

Get started viewing the series with Understanding Intellectual Property. Learn about intellectual property and how it refers to creations of the mind, such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names, and images used in commerce.

Other topics in the series examine the importance of the fundamentals of intellectual property rights and explore the following areas:

Understanding Trademarks – In this FLC video, learn about the importance of trademarks and how they can protect the reputation of your business.

Understanding Copyright – Learn about how copyrights protect the authorship of creative works and forms of expression. 

Understanding Trade Secrets – In this FLC video, learn how federal laboratories deal with trade secrets when partnering with businesses or individuals.

Understanding Patents – In this video, you’ll learn about patents and how they grant ownership rights to owners and inventors in order to protect innovations from being used by others.

These videos are available to view on demand in the FLC Educational Video Series gallery. Click here to explore the gallery. 

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