Lila A. T. Akrad

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Lila A. T. Akrad

Corporate Attorney and IP Counsel

As corporate attorney and IP counsel, Lila Akrad develops, negotiates and manages contracts and other legal documents for SHAZAM. In her role, she consults on legislative and regulatory issues, corporate governance matters and leads intellectual property business strategies including copyright, trademark, trade secret and patent matters. In addition, Lila offers legal expertise on matters affecting the industry, including federal and state laws within the electronic funds payment industry, and maintains effective working relationships with vendors, governmental agencies, trade associations and outside counsel.

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  • How trademarks are different from other kinds of intellectual property

    posted by Lila A. T. Akrad on Wednesday, December 5, 2018

    Intellectual property is an omnibus term for a group of intangible personal property rights. While primarily referring to patents, copyrights, trademarks and trade secrets, the term “intellectual property” includes other rights, such as trade dress, mask works, unfair competition and publicity rights. Intellectual property may be utilized in many ways. Learn more about trademarks, one form of intellectual property.