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Intellectual Property 101: Legal Matters Surrounding Your Brand & Creations

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

| $10

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We will discuss the importance of proactively securing trademarks, copyrights, and patents for your business, and answer all your questions.

Many companies, especially new ones, find themselves reacting only after discovering that another business was first to use their trademark, or after finding out that the photographer they hired actually owns the photos’ copyright. Mr. Kuehn discusses how to get on top of protecting a modern day business’s most important assets – intellectual property.

We will cover key considerations including:
• What trademarks, copyrights, and patents protect
• Trademarks versus copyrights versus patents
• Trademark, copyright, and patent clearance, registration and enforcement
• Copyright ownership and works made for hire
• DMCA take down notices

About our presenter:

Cliff Kuehn is the head attorney of the trademark department at Dergosits & Noah LLP, a full-service intellectual property firm in San Francisco. He assists multinational companies with implementing global trademark protection and enforcement strategies. He works across several industries including technology companies, food and beverage brands, fashion labels, and entertainment. His extensive intellectual property experience and education abroad in Germany, Spain, Sweden, and India are the lens through which he advises clients in an increasingly globalized world.

Dergosits & Noah LLP is a preeminent law firm amongst San Francisco’s intellectual property experts, working with clients ranging from local brick and mortar shops to Fortune 500 companies. As a boutique law practice, the firm is unique in being equally talented in securing and setting a strategy for IP rights, as well as litigating IP disputes all over the country. Visit their website here.