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The “Don’t Copy This* (aka “The Trade Secrets of Intellectual Property” Online Book & Video Series is an online Creative Commons law online book and video series by attorney Timothy B. McCormack the founder of Seattle based Intellectual Property Law Firm, McCormack Intellectual Property Law PS. The Trade Secrets of Intellectual Property or Don’t Copy This* online book series is divided into chapters that will be fully published as a book when done.


Intellectual Property law is hugely important these days. It’s the United States second largest export. We’re talking about copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, unfair competition. But look, if we’re talking about a patent on a piece of a human genome. If we’re talking about a willful infringement of somebody’s photograph. The consequences can be immense.

There is a lot of misunderstanding about how this law works. And what we’re trying to do is unlock the trade secrets of Intellectual Property.