About a year ago, we published a list of the more common ways in which contractor’s compromise their ability to protect their intellectual property from the ever-extended grasp of Uncle Sam.  Somewhat tongue in cheek, that posting described what to do if you want to lose your IP.  Because this issue is always topical, we revisit it today, this time with a more proactive focus on what you should affirmatively do to preserve your IP when dealing with the Government.  Two sides of the same coin, both of which should guide those whose job it is to preserve your IP.  So, to accompany last September’s 10 “Don’ts” we offer the following 10 “Do’s” when dealing with Uncle Sam in relation to your IP.