USU employees and students are bound by USU's intellectual property policy that sets out their responsibilities as well as rights to ownership. This Intellectual Property Policy is in conformity in accordance with Bayh-Dole Act and Employment Inventions Act and has a number of advantages that go beyond the legally required demands. Apart from protecting intellectual property it also encourages creativity, entrepreneurship and research. Employees and students are incentivised to protect your intellectual assets.
To understand the subject it is beneficial to find a lawyer that has a specialization on IP law. If you can you can conduct informal meetings with lawyers you are considering. Also undergraduate and law school are able to connect you with alumni or faculty members. This can provide you with an understanding of the kind of job an intellectual property attorney does. To find the right attorney for you look for a company who has worked with firms such as Airbnb, Menlo Ventures, and Google.