How Associations Can Protect Their Content Rights Before Going Global

legal June 1, 2015 By: Dorothy Deng and Michelle Sara King

If your association is expanding abroad, don't forget about intellectual property rights and how they differ from country to country. Two association professionals share a checklist of considerations for every association that is exporting its content.

Intellectual property is a crucial asset for any association. This includes content developed for members and constituents as well as the value associated with the association's brand and promotion of that brand. Intellectual property rights and laws vary by country, so it is important for all associations to take protective measures and learn the laws and regulations of their target markets before going global. ...