a series of questions designed to review and test what you have learned in the
above outline. Try your hand at this and then look for the answers and the
Checklist references given.
Does intellectual property include:
software programs be protected by copyright and by patents?
order to claim a copyright on something, must it be registered with a government
patents have value for an
E-Commerce company or is time to market more
it advisable to write and sign Web design agreements after the
web site design
is done and the web site is up and running?
Before using or distributing music on your web site, is it necessary to check
who owns that music and get permission from that person, corporation or from a
collecting society or other agency that has distribution rights ?
I register a domain name that includes the trademark of another company because
there is no effective way to enforce international IP rights?
it generally a good idea to get started working on high tech projects without
waiting for a contract to be signed because of the delays caused by legal
arrangements and the legal aspects can be clarified later?
arbitration of international IP disputes generally be required by national laws?
engineers working on technical projects free to use the Internet to exchange
ideas and new inventions since patent applications for such ideas can always be
filed later without damaging the interests of my SME?