Is There Unauthorized IP in Your Supply Chain?

Tokyo-based law firm White & Case, legal experts on the problem of unauthorized intellectual property, are predicting that companies with "very long global supply chains" will be at risk of serious legal and reputational ramifications from federal or state governments for issues arising from patents, copyrights, utility models, and trade secrets that have not been authorized or paid for in the coming years.

Those penalties could be as simple as monetary damages or blocking goods from importation, but the damage to a company's hard-earned reputation could be worse. To read more, click HERE.