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Presented by the ISBA Business Advice and Financial Planning Section
Co-Sponsored by the ISBA Intellectual Property Section

Do you work with start-up companies and need a basic understanding of the various intellectual property issues that can arise? Then don’t miss this online seminar that will help you:
  • Understand the trademark and copyright problems your client may encounter with branding;
  • Learn how to protect your client's branding once established;
  • Familiarize your practice with patents, including what they protect, timing, and strategies to prevent inadvertent loss of patent rights before filing the application;
  • Understand trade secrets and the importance of non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements;
  • Recognize intellectual property issues relating to technology, including open source code and the cloud;
  • Establish a proactive approach toward intellectual property ownership between co-founders, employees, and vendors;
  • Understand business names, domain names, promotional issues, and website content concerns.

Mary C. Stark-Hood, Hood Group Inc, Oak Brook

Deirdre A. Fox, Scharf, Banks, Marmor, LLC, Chicago

David M. Adler, Safeguarding Ideas, Relationships & Talent, Chicago
Eugene F. Friedman, Friedman & Friedman, Ltd., Chicago

Program Information
Date Presented:
May 27, 2014 1:30 PM Central
1 hour, 30 minutes
Identifying Intellectual Property Issues in Start-ups
Speaker Information
David M. Adler   [ view bio ]
Eugene F. Friedman   [ view bio ]
Individual topic purchase: Selected
Illinois State Bar Association
Total General MCLE Hours: 1.50
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