Our Intellectual Property Practice

Based in Austin, Texas, with offices in Arkansas, and California, HULSEY CALHOUN P.C. procures patents, trademarks, and copyrights for client startups, growing companies and inventors facing rapidly changing, entrepreneurial, and competitive marketplaces. We focus our efforts on assuring that our clients' IP rights support their market success and company growth.

2014-2015 Season
Hulsey Calhoun “Lunch-n-Learn” Series

IP Legal Briefings with Business Impact

Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW):

The 2014 Legal Landscapes for International Growth & IP Commercialization.

LnL Dots 4 300x300 The Art and Practice of IP Management webinars  This GEW presentation outlines domestic and international laws of importance to those who plan to be involved with entrepreneurial ventures across the world, particulary considering business and IP laws relating to founders and early hires, venture investors/advisors, and potential partners.

Presentation & Discussion.
Thursday, November 20, 2014; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Global Classroom, The IC2 Institute of The University of Texas.

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Using an Offshore Company for Holding Intellectual Property:

Advantages, Disadvantages & Strategies.

LnL Dots 5 300x300 The Art and Practice of IP Management webinars  Managing IP assets by moving them offshore may provide new and different options for IP protection and exploitation, as well as reduce tax burdens on related income. The pros and cons of forming an offshore property holding company for holding patents and other IP rights.

Panel Discussion & Presentation
Thursday, December 11, 2014; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Jones Auditorium, Ragsdale Center, St. Edwards University.

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Intellectual Property Insurance:

It’s a Wild, Wild IP World Out There—Options for Not Going It Alone!

LnL Dots 6 300x300 The Art and Practice of IP Management webinars  A competitor or patent troll can financially wreck your company if you do not have the funds to hire an attorney and pay the cost of all the legal fees associated with a patent or trademark lawsuit. How IP insurance policies offer to pay the costs of defending against these often unseen business risks.

Panel Discussion & Presentation
Thursday, January 22, 2015; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Global Classroom, The IC2 Institute of The University of Texas.

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The 5 Intellectual Property Stories You Need To Know Right Now:

How to Gain from Other’s Experiences.

LnL Dots 2 300x300 The Art and Practice of IP Management webinars  These 5 stories help make sense of the sometimes confusing IP laws, regulations, and best practices. In a concrete manner, they convey true experiences, dilemmas and hardships that educate, inspire, and build consciousness of laws and and business principles important to innovation and technology commercialization.

Presentation & Discussion.
Thursday, February 19, 2015; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
LBJ Student Center, Texas State University.

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“What’s Law Got To Do With It?”

The Legal Side of Music, Film, Social Media, and Artistic Works.

LnL Dots 9 300x300 The Art and Practice of IP Management webinars  Re-thinking how copyright laws enable artists, authors, journalists, photographers, or anyone else who creates non-material economic wealth to conduct business. Ten recent developments in copyright law that support an efficient market in creative works, including important Internet-related concepts.

Panel Discussion & Presentation.
Thursday, March 12, 2015; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Jones Auditorium, Ragsdale Center, St. Edwards University.

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“We’re from the Government and We’re Here to Help …. No, Really!”:

Ten Essential U.S. & International IP Agencies.

LnL Dots 8 300x300 The Art and Practice of IP Management webinars  World IP Day, Sunday, April 26, provides an excellent opportunity to highlight the acronym-laden world of the U.S. LoC, USPTO, FDA, PVPO, ITC, OIPR, CBP, OIIPE, and USPIS and the UN’s WIPO. What these agencies are and how they help entrepreneurs in an IP-intensive world.

Panel Discussion & Presentation.
Thursday, April 23, 2015; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
LBJ Student Center, Texas State University.

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Tolls of the Patent Trolls:

Where Are We 30 Months After U.S. House Passage of The Innovation Act.

LnL Dots 7 300x300 The Art and Practice of IP Management webinars  Explaining legislation seeking to reduce abusive patent litigation and make the patent troll business model less attractive, while protecting technology entrepreneurs. Reporting on related efforts in Congress, the judiciary, the White House, and at the Texas State Legislature.

Presentation & Discussion.
Friday, May 22, 2015; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Jones Auditorium, Ragsdale Center, St. Edwards University.

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