Matthew Winchester is a computer scientist and CEO of FoodByte. Located in the Annapolis Valley of Atlantic Canada, this company is a technology start-up that has developed an online platform to help food growers and processors navigate the many safety regulations facing their businesses. In this case, Matthew faces the issue of how to best protect the intellectual property underlying their system. Visit casenet.ca for more free, open access decision focused video teaching cases from Acadia University.
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting
Fewer than 25
Less than $1 million
Type of Entity
Level of Difficulty
How to protect intellectual property.
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