This assignment is due on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 1500. Please read and follow the instructions carefully. Include a minimum of 3 references in APA format.All references need to be within 5 years (Do not use any references older than 2012 and do not use any International references). Answer the discussion below with a response of 275 words or more. If directions are not followed, I WILL REQUEST A REFUND.
There needs to be certain measures put in place as a technology or application is being developed in order to protect the intellectual property to maximize the lifecycle of a product and return on investment. Describe in detail at least three methods that can be applied to protect technology or application and strategies that can be applied to license technology in order to maximize the lifecycle and profits.