Operational Planning - Session 5-Intellectual Property - 35 2.3 Recognise and incorporate requirements for intellectual property rights and

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35 WORKBOOK | © 2016 YOUNG RABBIT PTY LTD, AUSTRALIAN PACIFIC COLLEGE BSB51915 DIPLOMA OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT | OPERATIONAL PLANNING_V2.4 2.3 – Recognise and incorporate requirements for intellectual property rights and responsibilities in recruitment and acquisition of resources and services Intellectual property rights and responsibilities When recruiting and acquiring resources and services, you need to be aware of intellectual property rights and responsibilities. Non-compliance with intellectual property requirements can result in serious legal consequences, so it is important with the concept – you must make every effort to comply with them when acquiring resources and services. Non-compliance issues may include: f Required fees not being paid, both to or from another body, e.g. For a licence agreement or for renewal of registered rights; f Material being copied by other employees, e.g. From the internet or copying software, which could have potential copyright issues; f Evidence of unlawful access to computer files; f Marketing material being produced using images and other material which could breach copyright; and/or f Unlawful use of music or sound recordings . Intellectual property within the organisation Within any organisation, intellectual property is usually protected by a number of policies, procedures or sources of information which seek to enforce and retain the intellectual property rights of the organisation. Let’s look at some of the types of procedure, policy or information that you might come across within either your own or other organisations you may be dealing with. Policies, procedures and information may include: f Intellectual property policy f Licensing agreements f Procedures for ensuring copyright protection f Procedures for registering intellectual property rights f Register of intellectual property assets Intellectual property policy Many organisations have a policy in place governing the ownership and management of intellectual property. It may deal with matters such as the use and protection of the intellectual property, the extent of the rights and the disposal of any rights. The policy will be subject to any legal or regulatory provisions relating to intellectual property rights and may consider legal matters within the policy. It allows organisations to manage intellectual property in an effective, efficient and ethical manner. What might the policy include? The following are a few key points: f An explanation of any terminology relating to intellectual property; f An explanation of any relevant legislation or regulation;
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36 WORKBOOK | © 2016 YOUNG RABBIT PTY LTD, AUSTRALIAN PACIFIC COLLEGE BSB51915 DIPLOMA OF LEADERSHIP AND MANAGEMENT | OPERATIONAL PLANNING_V2.4 f The different types of intellectual property; f The nature and extent of the intellectual property and rights; f The ownership of the intellectual property; f Disclosure of intellectual property; f Marketing, commercialisation or licensing of intellectual property; f
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