STLVentureWorks Growth Seminar Series - Topic: Intellectual Property
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM (CDT)
St Louis, MO
A startup company’s most valuable asset is often an idea.
How do you protect that idea?
Saul Zackson of Zackson Law LLC will present a brief Introduction to Intellectual Property that will include:
- Importance of securing intellectual property rights
- Types of intellectual property—patents, trademarks, copyright, trade secrets
- Types of patents
- Requirements for patents in the US
- Requirements for patents outside of the US
- Patenting costs—filing costs, maintenance fees, translation fees
- Patent term
- Examples of time-lines for obtaining a patent
- Assigning and licensing intellectual property rights
Zackson Law LLC is a group of patent professionals with backgrounds in life sciences. Zackson Law LLC provides patent preparation and prosecution services to those seeking legal protection for their invention. The firm focuses on patents in biotechnology, pharmaceuticals, chemistry and related sciences.
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