This is an overview of some of the intellectual property and technology law issues that should be considered by Canadian organizations: trademarks, copyright/moral rights, patents/inventions, industrial designs, trade secrets, personal information protection, communications system risk management, electronic contracts/Internet consumer protection, electronic records, computer/information technology systems, Internet/website services, website content/advertising, research and development funding agreements, employment/independent contractor agreements, and insurance. The nature of each organization and its particular circumstances will determine the relative importance of these issues and present other issues of importance.

type Intellectual Property and Technology Issues for Canadian Organizations