Government Contract Seminar:
Best Practices for Protecting Your Intellectual Property Under the Freedom of Information Act

Palo Alto Presentation


Government Contracts + Public Procurement, Patent Counseling + Prosecution, and Patent Litigation

Morrison & Foerster
755 Page Mill Road
Palo Alto, CA 94304

Rick Vacura

Rick Vacura


Palo Alto Events
(650) 813-5746

Click here to access the recorded webcast.

This seminar is for both new and experienced government contractors/grantees who want to learn how to protect their intellectual property and proprietary information under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  Competitors frequently request federal contract and grant information under the FOIA that potentially puts any information submitted to the government into the hands of competitors.

The program will address:

  • An overview of the FOIA and the requirements to disclose executive agency records
  • The FOIA exemptions to the disclosure requirements, and which exemptions can be used to protect your intellectual property and proprietary information
  • The FOIA process and the agency’s obligations to notify you that your information has been requested under FOIA
  • Best practices for protecting your intellectual property and proprietary information
  • Recent developments that may strengthen or weaken protections under FOIA


Morrison & Foerster LLP (Provider #2183) certifies that this activity has been approved for MCLE credit by the State of California in the amount of 1.5 hours.

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