Intellectual Property Basics for Non-IP Lawyers (04/23/2021)
Includes a Live Event on 04-23-2021 at 12:00 PM (CDT)
Awareness about intellectual property rights is more important than ever for attorneys, innovators, and the general public. Despite its importance, many communities remain unaware of basic intellectual property concepts, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets. As a result, their businesses, creations, and inventions may be harmed or stolen by others without a remedy. However, innovative strategies are now emerging to provide non-IP legal practitioners, and the general public with a fundamental understanding of intellectual property and its importance in every aspect of business. Podcasts, blogs, training academies and hands-on activities are among the emerging resources available that help you develop a base-level knowledge of IP that can make you a better advocate for your clients, regardless of your practice area.
Our speakers will share how they have utilized the various educational resources available to expand their knowledge of IP and further their practice. If you are interested in learning more about intellectual property as a practice area or educating your clients about how intellectual property can impact their business, this seminar is for you!
Stacey Kalamaras, Kalamaras Law Office, LLC
Molly Keelan, Ocean Tomo, LLC
Reinaldo Franqui Machin, Howard University School of Law
Kenneth Matuszewski, Braun IP Law
Brittany Kaplan, K&L Gates
Benjamin Lockyer, Illinois Attorney General’s Office
Chairs, YLS Intellectual Property Law Committee
Hillary Maynard, Ulmer & Berne LLP
Shandice Sluch, Riley, Safer, Holmes & Cancila
Vice-Chairs, YLS Intellectual Property Law Committee
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Live CBA Committee meetings and seminars will take place via Zoom webinar. You will click on "view video" and be directly connected to the meeting/seminar on Zoom. (You will not receive a Zoom link.)
Please note that audience members do not need video or audio access. Audience members are able to submit questions via the chat or Q & A features of Zoom.
Chat: Open in-meeting chat, allowing you to send chat messages to and send a message to the host, panelists, and attendees (if permitted). Question & Answer: Open the Q&A window, allowing you to ask questions to the host and panelists. They can either reply back to you via text in the Q&A window or answer your question live.