NEXT Steps Copyrights, Patents & Trade Secrets

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Copyrights, Patents & Trade Secrets Digital Badge

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The Copyrights, Patents & Trade Secrets Project Digital Badge introduces students to the basic agreements and options they should consider to protect their creative and intellectual property when they:

  • Explain the difference between patents, copyrights, servicemarks and trademarks.
  • Determine if they have any creative or intellectual properties they need to protect.
  • Create non-disclosure or noncompete agreements for distribution and execution.


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