After developing new ideas, individuals and businesses are faced with a critical question: should they protect those ideas by keeping them secret or should they seek patent protection, which requires publishing the ideas to others?
CHICAGO, IL (PRWEB) May 19, 2016
The United States’ intellectual property (IP) laws have undergone fundamental changes over the past several years, but more changes may be on the way. Clearly, IP rights foster ingenuity, innovation, and creativity. But some complain that IP rights also enable certain individuals and companies to prosper financially more than they should. So, what exactly are IP rights? And how might they affect an individual or a business? 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 #5 of the IP101 2016 series is "Nuts & Bolts of Trade Secrets" airing on May 26, 2016 at 2pm CST (Register Here). Moderator William C. Spence of SpencePC will be joined by Olivia Luk of Niro, Haller & Niro, Chris Coulson of Kenyon & Kenyon, Robert Margolis of Robinson Curley & Clayton P.C. and Jim Medek of Jump Trading.
After developing new ideas, individuals and businesses are faced with a critical question: should they protect those ideas by keeping them secret or should they seek patent protection, which requires publishing the ideas to others? Trade secrets provide protections to those who take adequate steps to protect the secrecy of the information. This webinar discusses the nuts and bolt of trade secret protection, including what constitutes a trade secret, how to maintain trade secrets, and what to do when/if your trade secrets are stolen.
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