We provide colleges and universities with guidance on a full range of intellectual property issues, joint educational ventures and intellectual property ownership. We also represent many college and university faculty members in publishing matters, including textbook authors in a wide range of disciplines.
Our services include:
- Drafting and consulting on copyright and intellectual property policies, including policies on copyright ownership, use of third-party materials in classroom instruction and online activities, and computer-use policies.
- Drafting and negotiating agreements for joint educational ventures, online learning programs, and copyright licenses and assignments.
- Selection, registration, and protection of trademarks and service marks.
- Advice to museums, libraries, instructional technology departments, and publishing units on issues ranging from course websites to publishing contracts.
Before becoming a lawyer, Zick was a professor of social psychology at Harvard and Brandeis Universities and the author of college textbooks. We belong to the National Association of College and University Attorneys.