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Patents, Trademarks, & Copyrights: What General Practitioners Need to Know

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What the General Practitioner Needs to Know

"A Surprisingly Fun & Practical Seminar"

  • How intellectual property comes into play in everyday law practice
  • Popular myths about patent and copyright protection
  • Employee ideas:  When do they belong to the employer?
  • The alarming rate at which small businesses are being hit with trademark and copyright claims


  • William R Newman of The University of Southern Mississippi
  • Agenda for Wednesday, the 29th of June 2022

    8:30am Central Time - Webcast Begins 

    (Please be sure to register and sign into the website at least 10 minutes before start time)

    Agenda is Approximate and Tentative

    8:30am - 10:00am - 1) How Trademarks and Copyrights Come into Play in General Litigation and Routine Transactions  2) The Growing Problems of Copyright Law for Individuals and Small "Mom and Pop" Businesses

    10:15am - 11:45am - 1) Copyright Basics Continued  2) Trademark Categories, Selection, and Searches

    11:45am - 1:00pm - Break

    1:00pm - 2:15pm - Trademark Registration and Infringement

    2:30pm - 3:15pm - 1) Basics of Patent Protection for Inventions (from the non-patent attorney's perspective)  2) "Idea Development" Companies:  How to Spot a Scam

    3:15pm - 4:15pm - Ethical Considerations in Intellectual Property Practice

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