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Trademarks and branding play fundamental roles in the success or failure of many startups.
Our speaker will discuss - from a legal perspective - the best practices to employ and the pitfalls to avoid.
Come with your questions and concerns.
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm Check in, Light Refreshments, Networking
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Presentation, Q & A
9:00 pm to 9:30 pm More Q & A, Networking
About Our Speaker:
Nina Borders, Associate, Reed Smith
Nina is an associate in the firm's Intellectual Property Litigation Group, focusing on patent and trademark prosecution and litigation. Nina has represented clients in a wide range of patent, trademark, and trade secret matters in the energy, chemical, pharmaceutical, food, and consumer products industries.
Nina has significant experience with trademark registration and counseling. She also has experience with reexamination proceedings before the Patent Office and oversees domestic and international trademark and patent portfolios for clients in a variety of industries. Nina is a registered patent attorney, and has a broad technical background, with nearly 10 years of business and engineering experience in the food, pharmaceutical, and petroleum industries prior to beginning her legal career with Reed Smith.
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Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO
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