Intellectual property issues often arise for corporate counsel. How do you protect the corporation’s intellectual property? What are the best practices for managing an intellectual property portfolio? What defenses are available against claims of patent infringement? Understanding general intellectual property topics is critically important for attorneys who counsel businesses in all industries, as failure to meet certain filing deadlines or take certain actions, can lead to an irreversible waiver of protective rights. The Intellectual Property section of FindLaw’s Corporate Counsel Center can help you get up to speed with information on Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Dress, Trade Secret, and other related Intellectual Property issues.