International Intellectual Property Issues (for non-IP lawyers).
Nobody can deny the importance of Intellectual Property in today's global economy. Because IP issues arise in many common business and legal transactions, most lawyers should have a grasp of the basics of Intellectual Property Law.
This Program will provide you with a basic understanding of IP protection rights (trademarks, service marks, trade dress, design patents, patents, copyrights, etc.) this program will further give you the key concepts of the primary treaties that regulate IP rights at the international level, such as the Paris Convention, Madrid Protocol, the Patent Cooperation Treaty, etc. The program will also discuss how you can use U.S. IP laws against actions taking place abroad. Our goal is to help you identify international Intellectual Property Law issues and enable you to take the first steps to solve them.
Come and join us, you may discover that the world of International Intellectual Property Law was not as "foreign" to your practice as you may have thought.