FrameWorks Workshop: Protect Your IP

......... April 12th 2017
Sponsored by Procopio

Program Overview

Intellectual property (IP) rights are frequently the most valuable assets a company has and frequently not protected adequately.  Identifying and protecting a company’s intellectual property rights is imperative for raising funding and for the future success of a company.

This program will give you a basic understanding of the different types of IP protection, how to identify IP rights, and how to protect IP rights, with a particular emphasis on patents.

What you will learn

  • How to identify and protect IP rights through patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets 

  • Common mistakes to avoid in regard to protection of your company’s IP rights

Who should attend

This workshop is reserved for Founders, CEO’s, Entrepreneurs, Managers, Researchers, VCs, Business Development Professionals and Scientists, ONLY.  Please, no competing law firms.

About the Presenter

Stephen Beuerle is a patent attorney and partner in the Intellectual Property Law Group at Procopio, Cory, Hargeaves and Savitch, LLP.   Mr. Beuerle has over twenty years experience as a patent practioner.  He served as the head of Procopio’s Intellectual Property Law Group and as a member of the firm’s management committee.  Mr. Beuerle has obtained hundreds of patents and registered trademarks for his clients and has issued over ten patents on his own inventions. 

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