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.
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"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.
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Docracy (www.docracy.com) is a library of open source standard contracts, that people can find, edit and sign online. Our goal is to enable communities to discuss documents they use in everyday business and foster the development of contract standards.