How to Protect your Intellectual Property when Collaborating with Others

ACS Webinars

Are you involved in technical information or technology development? Don’t be caught off guard and have your IP rights compromised when working with others by learning the fundamentals of IP agreements and their use!

Join arttorney Robert Migliorini of Exxon Mobil Corporation as he shares how to protect your technology and IP interests by making sure the appropriate agreements are in place at the start that cover essential aspects like confidential and proprietary information, trade secrets, inventions and patent applications. During this free interactive webinar an introductory primer in intellectual property agreements for scientists, engineers and managers involved in business and technology will be provided.

This ACS Webinar is moderated by Bryan Tweedy of the American Chemical Society and co-produced with ACS Professional Education.

What You Will Learn

  • Learn about the major sections of a contract and common types of IP related agreements, including confidentiality/non-disclosure, material transfer, and more
  • Understand the various type of IP agreements, the business and technical use of each type of agreement and the important provisions for each type of IP agreement
  • Know the appropriate type of IP agreement to put in place prior to working with an outside party


Robert Migliorini
Senior Counsel,
Exxon Mobil Corporation

Bryan Tweedy

Senior Manager, Professional Education, American Chemical Society

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