Intellectual Property

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Drug firm Acorda deploys EMC Syncplicity for secure file sharing

Acorda Therapeutics, a developer of drugs used for central nervous system disorders, wanted to ensure that its 500 employees could share and work on documents using their mobile devices in a secure environment. Acorda opted for the EMC Syncplicity file management app.

IT asset management can be used to combat cyberattacks on corporate data

IT asset management can be employed successfully to combat the increasing number of cyberattacks on proprietary data, according to an IDC case study.

Spotlight: The positive side of intellectual property

In 2007, I promoted a then-young fellow (which could describe a lot of us) named Tim Conneally to write for me at  Betanews. 

FierceITSecurity webinar probes advanced threats

Firms are coming under increasing attack from advanced persistent threats, or APTs, yet they seem ill prepared to deal with these attacks. To help enterprises cope with the challenge of advanced threats, FierceITSecurity is bringing together a panel of experts for a July 29 webinar at 1 pm ET.

BYOD could grease the insider threat wheels

BYOD programs could make it easier for corporate insiders to steal confidential data and intellectual property warns a report at InsideCounsel.

BYOD requires IP protections

Intellectual property law seems straightforward enough: an employer has the right to works created by employees in the course of their employment. But when employees are producing work on their own time and their own device things become murky, making bring your own device considerations important.

Spotlight: US panel calls for action against China for industrial cyberespionage

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission is calling for U.S. government action against China for its large-scale theft of U.S. intellectual property through its cyberesponiage campaign.

Q&A with Joshua Konvisser of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

In an exclusive interview with FierceMobileIT, Joshua Konvisser, partner with the law firm of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, explains how BYOD is a balancing act between employee privacy, corporate interests and interests of the data owners.

Who owns IP in a BYOD environment?

While BYOD has helped improve productivity for workers and provided IT flexibility for companies, it has also raised a number of sticking issues around privacy, legal liability and intellectual property ownership. Here are some tips for companies to protect their IP through BYOD policies.

White House should take stronger action against China over cyberespionage

With such overwhelming evidence against China regarding cyberespionage, stronger action is needed from the U.S. government than the strategy released this week by the White House. The U.S. government should impose trade sanctions that have enough bite to make the Chinese government sit up and take notice.