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INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 2018 - 101


Leveraging & Protecting Trade Secrets in the 21st Century

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Trade secrets are a more important form of an intellectual property asset than ever.

Congress recently passed the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016, which created new federal laws that allow an owner of a trade secret to sue in federal court when its trade secrets have been misappropriated. And as technology continues to exponentially progress in the digital age of the 21st Century, the need for businesses to protect and limit access to valuable and confidential trade secret information continues to rise. The progress in technology and expansion of information also promotes means for monetizing and leveraging trade secrets.

How do you identify your trade secrets, protect them, and leverage them? These are the questions this cutting-edge webinar discusses and seeks to answer.

Leveraging & Protecting Trade Secrets in the 21st Century

Nuts & Bolts of Trademarks

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A trademark—whether a word, slogan, design, color, color combination, overall look or feel of an item or its packaging, or even a sound —enables customers to identify the source of goods or services. As such, companies should understand the benefits and pitfalls associated with U.S. trademark laws if they ever hope to develop a successful brand.

This webinar discusses how trademarks are created and maintained, various methods of trademark protection, rights conferred by trademark registration, and steps for enforcing trademarks in the U.S. in the brick-and-mortar marketplace and online.

Nuts & Bolts of Trademarks

Nuts & Bolts of Copyright Law

It has been said that a copyright attaches when the “pen hits the paper” (when an original work is created and “fixed” in a particular expression) but that doesn’t mean the analysis of what a copyright is and what it protects ends there.

A copyright is a valuable piece of Intellectual Property that protects many types of original works, not just artistic, literary, or musical works. Copyright laws are intended to “feed the artist” and give owners the right to reproduce their works and prevent others from doing so without the owner’s permission.

This webinar discusses the so-called “nuts and bolts of copyright law” beginning with what exactly is a copyright, how to protect a copyright, and finally how to enforce a copyright.

Intellectual Property: Nuts and Bolts of Copyrights

Nuts & Bolts of Patent Laws

Thomas Edison. Henry Ford. Steve Jobs. These three household names revolutionized modern society through the protections afforded to their intellectual property by U.S. patent laws. This webinar breaks down U.S. patent laws into the nuts and bolts. It discusses the types of inventions that can receive protection, as well as the extent of U.S. patent protection.

Intellectual Property: Nuts and Bolts of Patent Laws

Intellectual Property – What Every Lawyer & Every Client Must Understand

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Intellectual property or “IP” is a term used to describe certain types of intangible property. Like other forms of property, such as real estate and personal property, IP can be owned, purchased or transferred. How ownership is determined differs according to the type of IP. This webinar discusses the importance of certainty in ownership of IP and how ownership of IP is entangled with areas of corporate law and employment law.

Intellectual Property - What Every Lawyer & Every Client Must Understand