From Letters for Small Business Lawyers
- See below for letters about 1.) Trademarks, Trade Names, and Trade Secrets; 2.) Fictitious Business Names; 3.) Forwarding Form NDA to Help Protect Trade Secrets; and 4.) Copyright Protection for Software
Intellectual property (or IP) is often the single most valuable asset of an early-stage business and encompasses everything from business plans to patentable inventions. The sample letters in this chapter are designed to help small businesses recognize and protect all of their intellectual property through a variety of circumstances, such as starting a new business and hiring or firing employees.