You protect your company’s IP with solid business practices and agreements. You’re fanatical about filing timely patent applications, registering your trademarks, and controlling confidential information on a need-to-know basis. You’re off to a great start, but don’t get too comfortable. Just when you thought you had everything covered, a host of new IP issues has emerged! Hackers, third-party hosted sites, open source software, unscrupulous partners who claim your IP as their own, and users of torrents and the Darknet all create new challenges with respect to the protection of IP in today’s workplace, in addition to the evolving standards governing the enforcement of patents and trade secrets. We will address these challenges along with strategies and solutions for minimizing exposure in the hyper-connected global economy.