Financial Poise™ Announces "NUTS & BOLTS OF PATENTS," episode #2 of Webinar Series "IP 101," Premiering February 22, 2pm CST Through Thomson Reuters/West LegalEdcenter

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Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the February 22nd premiere of a new webinar “NUTS & BOLTS OF PATENTS," designed to introduce attorneys and business owners to the basic of U.S. Intellectual Property law. Moderator William C. Spence of Spence PF joins panelists from Holland & Knight, Klemchuk and Crawford Maunu to discuss the basics of patents.

"Lonnie Johnson invented the super soaker, sought patent protection which was granted under U.S. patent law, and obtained millions in royalties by excluding others from making his invention"

The United States’ intellectual property (IP) laws have undergone fundamental changes over the past several years, but more changes may be on the way.  IP rights foster ingenuity, innovation, and creativity.  But some complain that IP rights also enable certain individual and companies to prosper financially more than they should.  So, what exactly are IP rights? And how might they affect you or your company.  Join some of the leading attorneys in the World, as they discuss—in plain English for the non-expert—the basics of U.S. IP laws.

As with all Financial Poise webinars, each episode in the series is designed to be viewed independently of the other episodes, and listeners will enhance their knowledge of this area whether they attend one, some, or all of the programs.

Episode #2 of the series is "Nuts & Bolts of Patents."(Register Here) Moderator William C. Spence of Spence, PC will be joined by Gary Sorden of Klemchuk LLP, Eric Curtin of Crawford Maunu and David Donoghue of Holland & Knight.

Lonnie Johnson invented the super soaker, sought patent protection, and obtained millions in royalties for his creation.  He could not have done so without the right to exclude others from making his invention, which was granted under U.S. patent laws. This webinar discusses the nuts and bolts of patents and describes what ideas and inventions may receive patent protection.  This webinar also discusses the requirements for patent protection, the level of protection, the rights afforded by patents, and the ways of obtaining patent protection

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