What Every Attorney Needs to Know About Intellectual Property Law Basics

Event Start:
02/04/2016 4:00 PM
Event End:
02/04/2016 6:30 PM

Thursday, February 4, 2016 l 4:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. 
Cost: $75

Intellectual property is ubiquitous in the law, business and our culture. It is important for every lawyer to have a basic understanding of the types of intellectual property and the potential issues that are raised in their use and protection. This program is designed for professionals who want a better understanding of IP law to improve their ability to work with clients, IP lawyers, venture capitalists and others in the intellectual property field.

IP Law Basics is taught by one of the experts in the field who has taught many of the IP lawyers in Boston and who has written extensively on these topics. Andrew Beckerman-Rodau, is a professor at Suffolk University Law School and the co-director of the law school’s IP program.

Who should attend?

Corporate non-IP attorneys
Non-IP attorneys in any size law firms
Business executives
Scientists, engineers, and other individuals who work with technology
Paralegals

Attend and Learn:

An overview of the fundamental concepts and rationales for IP law
An understanding of the basic legal vocabulary utilized in IP law
An understanding of the specific branches of IP law: trademark law, copyright law, patent law and trade secrets law
How IP protections function, when they are needed and how to obtain them

Produced by C.W. Consulting Co.

Online registration is encouraged. For questions on group discounts, special billing, program content, out-of-state CLE credits, and general CLE information call Andrew Hyland at 617-226-1361. Space is limited. Registrations accepted in order of receipt. Same day registrations are $5.00 extra. Registration fees are non-refundable. Registrants for this program acknowledge that during the program their photographic or videographic images may be incidentally taken; registrants agree that the submission of their registrations for this program constitutes their written consent to the Social Law Library’s use of any such image in print and online materials solely for promotion of the Library’s noncommercial CLE seminars and other educational events and activities.
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