What IP Brand Owners Seek from an IP Private Investigator

The following extract are recommendations made to IP rights/brand holders to consider in utilizing and selecting private investigators to assist them in investigating and protecting their IP. This extract was pulled from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Global Intellectual Property Center (GIPC) Intellectual Property Protection and Enforcement Manual: A Practical and Legal Guide for Protection…

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The Magnitude of the IP Theft Problem

The theft of American IP is about much more than the aggregation of big numbers. It is also the collection of individual, sometimes devastating, stories of loss. For instance, when the American Superconductor Corporation had its wind-energy software code stolen by a major customer in China, it lost not only that customer, but also 90%…

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XG Consultants Group to Attend SHRM Conference

XG Consultants Group is proud to announce our upcoming participation in the annual Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Conference & Expedition in Washington, D.C. from June 19 to 22. The SHRM Conference & Expedition is the largest human resources conference in the world and expects to draw about 15,000 attendees this year. XG Consultants…

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Preventing Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

With nearly half of the American workforce expected to be made up of women by 2022,[1] it seems obvious that gender equality is a necessary feature of a successful workplace. Working has its hardships and difficulties for members of both genders, but one issue is almost exclusively faced by women: sexual harassment. A 2008 survey…

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