Financial Poise™ Announces “Intellectual Property in an Hour," Ep. #2 of the "One Hour Law School 1.0" Webinar Series Available Now On Demand Through West LegalEdcenter

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Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the on demand release of a new webinar “Intellectual Property in an Hour," designed to introduce attorneys and business owners to the basics of intellectual property. Moderator Michael Brandess of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer joins panelists from firms including Benesch, Sidley Austin LLP, and Beeline Legal Services to discuss the rudimentary principles of legal concepts facing business people.

But, what is a trademark? You cannot touch, taste or smell it. And what are copyrights, trade secrets and patents?

Looking for a bird’s eye view of a complex area of law? Interested in a much-needed refresher on an issue that has rapidly evolved in recent years? Short on time? This Financial Poise webinar series explores the essential building blocks of important legal concepts facing business people.

The 2nd episode of the "One Hour Law School 1.0 - Tell Me What I Need to Know" series is available now! "Intellectual Property in an Hour" (Register Here) features Moderator Michael Brandess of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer. Michael is joined by Kal Shah of Benesch, Jessica Johnson Fishfeld of Sidley Austin LLP, and Michele Berdinis of Beeline Legal Services.

Intellectual property (“IP”) rights are at the center of 21st century business. Copyrights protect the books we read and the movies we watch. Patent protection is what enables drug companies to spend billions of dollars every year in search of cures to our worst diseases. And without trademarks, we might not have the iconic brands we have come to enjoy and trust across a spectrum of industries.

But, what is a trademark? You cannot touch, taste or smell it.
And what are copyrights, trade secrets and patents?

When does a business need one? How can a business avoid violating the intellectual property rights of a third party? How do traditional IP rights relate to internet domain names? Expert panelists in this webinar teach the basic legal concepts of intellectual property.

Each episode is delivered in Plain English understandable to business owners and executives without a background in these areas. Yet, it is proven to be valuable to seasoned professionals. Each episode in the series brings you into engaging, sometimes humorous, conversations.

Every Financial Poise webinar is designed to entertain as it teaches. Moreover, every Financial Poise episode in a series is designed to be viewed independently of the other episodes. Participants will enhance their knowledge of this area whether they attend one, some or every episode.

Financial Poise™ ( provides unbiased news, continuing education and intelligence to private business owners, executives and investors. For more information contact Jennifer Storch at jstorch(at)financialpoise(dot)com or 312-469-0135.

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