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

June 14th, 2018 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Central Time

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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

This course is being submitted for CLE credit to the Kentucky CLE Commission.  CLE credit also available in many other states.  Please call Barristers at 1-800-874-8556 for more information on CLE credit.


  • William R Newman of Barristers Educational Services
  • Agenda for Thursday, the 14th of June 2018

    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 - The Top 10 Ethical Considerations in Intellectual Property Practice 

    Due to technical requirements, customers must attend a live webcast in its entirety to receive credit for attendance. No partial credit can be accommodated.