Meeting Information

Patent, Trademark & Copyright

Intellectual property is increasingly important to businesses and individuals. All attorneys and business owners should have some knowledge of the fundamentals of intellectual property law.

Topics and speakers:
The basics of patent law and the reasons why companies should pursue patent protection. What types of inventions can be protected, how to avoid accidentally losing patent rights, and what it takes to get a patent (i.e., preparation and prosecution). How to use patents through lawsuits and licensing and for leverage in business dealings.
Michael H. Fleck, Quarles & Brady LLP

Branding Basics, What is a Trademark, Types of Trademarks, Acquiring Trademark Rights, Registering Trademarks and Procedure, Oppositions & Cancellations and Best Practices
Alice A. Kelly, Ice Miller LLP
Shyla N. Jones, Ice Miller LLP

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To Register / Questions: Please call (312) 554-2056.
 Time:3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 Location:The Chicago Bar Association
 MCLE Credit:2.75 IL MCLE Credits