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How to Protect Your Business and Invention Using Trademarks, Patents and Copyrights

July 11, 2023 @ 1:00 pm

If you’re an entrepreneur, start-up or small business owner, it’s important to understand how to protect yourself using intellectual property rights. In this session, we’ll be joined by experts from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and a successful inventor and entrepreneur who will break down the basics of patents, trademarks and copyrights.

In this webinar, we’ll discuss the federal trademark registration process, the importance of trademarking goods and services, how patents can protect innovative ideas and preserve your creative work with copyrights.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the different types of intellectual property
  • Learn the federal trademark registration process
  • Practical application of trademarks, patents and copyrights in the business world

Live attendees will receive free business resources and a link to this webinar recording.


Presenters: Janet Gongola – Vice Chief Judge for Strategy at the USPTO Patent Trial and Appeal Board; Mariessa Terrell – Attorney Advisor in the USPTO’s Trademarks Customer Outreach Office; Brian Fried – Inventor, Speaker, Coach, Author, Radio, & TV Host

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