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New Handbook From ALM's Law Journal Press Serves as Guide for Conducting Due Diligence of Intellectual Property Assets

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NEW YORK, June 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ALM's Law Journal Press, a leading publisher of print and digital publications for legal and business professionals, today released a new handbook that is a practical guide for buyers and sellers in any transaction involving intellectual property.

Due Diligence for Intellectual Property: Valuing Assets in a Transaction is authored by Stephen Maebius, a partner in the Intellectual Property Practice at Foley & Lardner LLP. This book provides information that will help any reader – lawyer or non-lawyer – to recognize the basic types of intellectual property and identify possible risk factors in a transaction.

With insights from practitioners who specialize in IP valuation, the book is written in a reader-friendly format that includes checklists to help conduct due diligence reviews more quickly and efficiently.

Specific topics covered include the following:

  • Fundamentals of Due Diligence
  • Patents
  • Trademarks, Trade Dress and Trade Names
  • Copyrights
  • Trade Secrets
  • Right of Publicity
  • Unfair Competition
  • Design Patents
  • International Intellectual Property Assets
  • Drafting Representations and Disclosures

A detailed table of contents, as well as ordering information for this and other Law Journal Press publications, are available at www.lawcatalog.com.

Law Journal Press, a division of ALM, publishes more than 150 books, in print and in digital online and mobile formats, on a broad range of legal and business topics. Written by leading lawyers and experts and updated regularly, Law Journal Press editions offer definitive and timely information, insightful analysis and practitioner-oriented guidance for the legal profession.

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