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Legal Stuff Explained #1: Patents, Trademarks and "beastly drains"


Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

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Legal Stuff Explained #1: Patents, Trademarks and "beastly drains"

When: Thursday, March 22nd from 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Where: NYU-Poly Incubator, 20 Jay Str. #313, 11201 Brooklyn

Who: Eric Adler and Chris Beckman

Get your hands dirty on the beastly drains of patent the Patent & Trademark Office: ("One hires lawyers as one hires plumbers, because one wants to keep her hands off the beastly drains." - Carolyn Heilbrun).

You will walk out knowing how to create, document, protect, monetize patents. Special guest teacher, Christopher Beckman, with some tips on how entrepreneurs should deal with the P&T Office.


Teacher: Eric Adler, from Adler, Vermillion & Skocilich, and Christopher Beckman


"Legal Stuff Explained" is a weekly series of FREE workshops, taught by local lawyers to the entrepreneurial community of New York.

Do you work for a startup or a small business? Are you a freelancer? Do you run your own mobile development shop, production or design studio? Whatever you do, come and learn about legal issues that affect you and your business with practice-oriented, tech-focused workshops.

Every Thursday evening, from 6:30pm to 7:30pm, hosted by Docracy at the brand new NYU-Poly Incubator space in Dumbo.

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When & Where

20 Jay St
New York, NY 11201

Thursday, March 22, 2012 from 6:30 PM to 7:30 PM (EDT)

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