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January 21, 2020 - Intellectual Property, Financings

SEC Staff Issues Guidance on Technology, Data and Intellectual Property Risks in International Operations

Why Should Your Startup Care About Intellectual Property?

On December 19, 2019, the Staff of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance issued guidance outlining the Staff’s views about disclosure obligations that companies should consider with respect to technology, data and intellectual property risks that could arise when operations take place outside the United States. Companies should consider this guidance when preparing risk factor and other disclosures included in upcoming periodic reports and registration statements.

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