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Software Protection

How to Protect Software as Intellectual Property

When you’ve invested a significant amount of time and resources into software tech, it’s important to understand how to properly protect it from the competition.

Five forms of intellectual property and legal protections to consider include trademarks, copyrights, patents, trade secrets, and non-disclosure agreements.

This guide will provide you the basics on each form of protection from scopes, lengths, and confidentiality considerations.

Restoring the America Invents Act

Unleashing American Innovators Act of 2021 – Diversifying the Patent System

On September 21, 2021, Senators Patrick Leahy and Thomas Tillis introduced the Unleashing American Innovators Act of 2021. According to Leahy’s official press release, the proposed bill “requires the Patent Office’s satellite offices to conduct outreach to increase participation in the patent system by women, people of color, military veterans, individual inventors, and other groups that are underrepresented in the system.”