Participants of this seminar will understand how to recognize and resolve ownership issues regarding intellectual property between employees, subcontractors, and clients, including:
The following topics will also be covered:
Who owns the intellectual property in your work?
What rights does your client obtain to use your work now and in the future?
What rights do you retain to re-use your work or portions of your work for another client or another project?
Contracts: How to effectively define your relationships with your clients and others, including:
Protection of intellectual property
Use of intellectual property
Warranties and indemnities
Review of specific contract language
Disputes: How to prepare now to better handle problems in the future.
There will be a detailed Question and Answer session. Please come prepared with questions you may have on any intellectual property issue.
Disclaimer: The content of this seminar is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice.
Kwan T. Loh, LL.B.
Kwan exclusively practices intellectual property and technology law. He regularly advises clients how to procure, protect, and enforce their intellectual property rights.
In addition to being called to the Bar as a lawyer, Kwan is also a Registered Canadian Trade-mark Agent. As such, Kwan has filed and prosecuted trade-mark applications, prosecuted and defended opposition and summary expungement proceedings before the Trade-marks Opposition Board, and negotiated trade-mark related license agreements and assignments.
Kwan has also negotiated numerous settlement agreements arising from trade-mark related disputes and has appeared before the Federal Court and Federal Court of Appeal in patent and trade-mark related litigation.
Prior to joining Bull, Housser & Tupper, Kwan practiced in Ottawa for a number of years at a national intellectual property boutique firm.
Kwan received his B.Sc. (Honours) and LL.B. from the University of British Columbia. He is fluent in English and Mandarin, and conversant in Cantonese.