In today's competitive marketplace, it is more important than ever to protect your firm's intellectual property. This course explains trademarks, patents, copyrights, and technical data rights. Students will review the laws and regulations governing intellectual property including intellectual property issues in the federal contracts arena. This course concludes with a case study that illustrates the importance of understanding patent rights. The case study provides relevant excerpts from the contract and the ASBCA decision. Students can link to the full text of the case in a PDF document.