Legal Memorandum: Directors' Liability Intellectual Property

Issue: What legal resources address the specific liability of officers and directors in the handling of intellectual property matters?

Area of Law: Business Organizations & Contracts, Intellectual Property Law
Keywords: Officers and directors; Liability; Intellectual property
Jurisdiction: Federal
Cited Cases: None
Cited Statutes: None
Date: 02/01/2001

  • Ned L. Conley, The Expanding Personal Liability of Corporate Officers and Directors for Patent Infringement, 28 Idea 225 (1988).
  • Ronald B. Coolley, Personal Liability of Corporate Officers and Directors in Intellectual Property Actions, Prac. Law., June 1987, at 79.
  • Kevin Flannery & Gary Levin, Personal Liability of Corporate Officers for Patent Infringement by Their Corporations, Pa. B. Assoc. Q., Jan. 1994, at 33.
  • Stephen C. Glazier, Personal Liability of Officers and Directors Regarding Patents and Copyrights, 21 Int’l Bus. Law. 323 (1993).
  • Jeffrey W. Tayon, Patent Infringement:  Officers and Directors Beware of Personal Liability, 1 Fed. Cir. B.J. 23 (1991).


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