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Villamar, “Intellectual Property Rights Protection & Related Topics,” presentation for lecture at University of Oulu (February 2015, pdf format)


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Working with a third party, whether it be an investor, a joint venture, a business partner or a hardware or software developer, is much like a marriage; in order for the relationship to last, you have to get it right from the beginning. For example, a start-up company may have a new patentable idea and require a third party software developer to produce the final product. Similarly, a start-up company may seek investment and partner with an angel or venture capitalist to fund the project. If the terms of such third party arrangements are not clearly spelled out, specifically with respect to IP rights ownership, a disaster is just waiting to happen.


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Villamar, “Lean Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Protection: Maximizing IPR Portfolios While Minimizing Costs,” presentation for Online Webinar (December 2015, pdf format)



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Villamar, “Intellectual Property Rights Protection: The Ever-changing Landscape,” presentation for lecture at JAMK University of Applied Sciences (November 2015, pdf format)



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Villamar, “Intellectual Property Rights Protection & Related Topics,” presentation for lecture at JAMK University of Applied Sciences (November 2014, pdf format)



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Villamar, “Urban Aquaponics,” presentation for lecture at JAMK University of Applied Sciences (November 2013, pdf format)



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Villamar, “Patent Office Procedures, Oath & Declaration, User Fees, Prioritized Examination and International Filing Considerations – Adapting Prosecution Strategies to the AIA,” Presentation for IEEE “The America Invents Act: How the Legal Implications of the AIA Will Affect Best Business Practices – A Survival Manual” (George Mason University School of Law, October 19, 2012)



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Villamar, “Legal Issues With Respect To Video Gaming Technologies: What every gaming company should know,” Presentation for Procopé & Hornborg (May 2012, pdf format)



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Villamar, “Maximizing Worldwide Intellectual Property Rights Protection While Minimizing Costs,” Presentation at Procopé & Hornborg (February 2012, pdf format)



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Villamar, “Managing Intellectual Property Rights: How to maximize IP and minimize costs,” Presentation at Procopé & Hornborg (May 2011, pdf format)



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