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Originally Recorded:
Wednesday, 13 April 2011
Run Time: 90 minutes

Includes:
• Live webinar
• 60-day access to recorded webinar
• PDF of the PowerPoint Presentation

Fees:
• OSA Corporate Members: $75
• Non-Members: $175

Best Value:
Company License for multiple participants: $199 for OSA Corporate Members

Presented By:

OSA Corporate Associates





In Partnership with:

SKGF

"We are a start-up and our handling of IP is critical. Given financial constraints, we need to be smart in getting maximum leverage."

-Rudolf Hendel, Co-Founder and CEO, Periodic Structures, Inc.; Attendee of Intellectual Property 101: Protecting Innovation

"It was my first webinar, and I have to say that it's been a great experience and I would highly recommend it."

-Joan Triay, Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya; Attendee of Intellectual Property 101: Protecting Innovation

"This was much easier, more useful and well prepared than I expected. Really great."

-Ken Ibbs, LanTian Photonics; Attendee of Intellectual Property 101: Protecting Innovation

Intellectual Property 101: Protecting Innovation (Webinar #1)

Webinar Series: Maximizing Innovation R.O.I. Through Intellectual Property Ownership, Protection, Enforcement, & Strategy

Speakers: David K.S. Cornwell and Monica Riva Talley, SKGF

This presentation will introduce the participant to basic intellectual property law through an overview of patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, and related contracts. In addition to providing definitions of key terms and phrases, the overview of enforcement options in intellectual property will include discussion of litigation, interferences, trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, and customs service disputes. The presentation will also focus on the following concepts key to all companies interested in protecting investments in innovation:

  • Patent strategy and defensive efforts
  • Trademark registration and protection strategy
  • Unfair competition and false advertising
  • Uniform Trade Secret Act
  • Patent forensics
  • Non-competition, non-disclosure and anti-raid agreements

What You Will Learn

  • How to protect investments in innovation by leveraging intellectual property tools including patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, licensing, and related contracts.
  • Overview of enforcement options in intellectual property including litigation, interferences, trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings, and customs service disputes.
  • Introduction to additional IP topics including unfair competition and false advertising, the relationship between patents and trade secrets, and a variety of intellectual property contracts and agreements.

Who Should Attend

  • In house legal counsel and other in house administrators of intellectual property
  • Directors, Managers, Vice Presidents, and C-Level Executives of U.S. and international companies with responsibilities in the following departments:
    • Intellectual Property & Licensing
    • R&D Portfolio Management
    • Compliance
    • Global Relations
    • Strategic Planning
    • Marketing/Brand Management

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Speakers

CornwellDavid K.S. Cornwell
David Cornwell is a Director at intellectual property specialty law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, where he heads the CleanTech Industry Group and the Patent Forensics Practice Group, and is also a director in the Mechanical Group. His technological experience is primarily in the areas of mechanical engineering and energy.

Mr. Cornwell specializes in patent litigation in the fields of consumer product protection, clean energy and clean technology, biotechnology, computers and related technologies. Mr. Cornwell has been lead counsel in over sixty patent cases, is known for his creative litigation strategies, and is viewed as a trusted advisor to Fortune 1000 companies headquartered around the world.

Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cornwell was Associate Patent Counsel for the University of California at Los Alamos National Laboratory, and worked as a Patent Examiner in the field of missile guidance systems.

Monica-TalleyMonica Riva Talley
Monica Talley is a director in the Mechanical Group at intellectual property specialty law firm Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox. She has over 15 years of experience protecting some of the world's most recognizable brands. She is known for respecting the business motivations that drive the selection of trademarks, and for providing clients with creative, cost-effective, and practical solutions that work within both business and legal parameters. She specializes in trademark portfolio analysis and management, counseling, clearance, and prosecution.

Ms. Talley has been involved with every aspect of trademark, service mark, trade name, unfair competition, false advertising, and trade dress litigation. She also has significant expertise in opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. She has handled a wide range of Internet trademark and domain name disputes; filed arbitration complaints under ICANN's Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy; negotiated resolutions to disputes; and drafted advantageous settlement and coexistence agreements.

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