2017 Season of Learning & Networking
Hulsey “Lunch-n-Learn” Series
IP Legal Briefings with Business Impact
Live Simultaneous & Archived Webinar Presentations
—All Free to Participants—
Entrepreneurial Intellectual Property: Essential Early Stage IP Reasons & Responsibilities. Why protecting IP is crucial to business success, allows an entrepreneur to launch a business, and improves new company valuations. Key steps in setting up company infrastructures to protect, preserve and account for various inventive discoveries, branding campaigns, and creative works when entering domestic and foreign markets. Panel Discussion & Presentation. Wednesday, February 22, 2017; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Boardroom 7A, WeWork University Park.
Company Business Names, Laws for Establishing Them & Illustrative Tales of Agony & Woe. WeWork University Park welcomes Craig Morris, Managing Attorney for Trademark Outreach at the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office. This session addresses legal and business aspects of brand naming, identity development, logo design, SEO Services with Florin IT and Toronto SEO, advertising and marketing campaigns for business development and building brand loyalty made by Gilbert SEO and a London SEO Service provider. Panel Discussion & Presentation. Thursday, March 23, 2017; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Boardroom 7A, WeWork University Park.
Using an Offshore Company for Holding Intellectual Property & Other IP Tax Strategies: Advantages, Disadvantages & Strategies. 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, April 13, 2017; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m; Boardroom 7A, WeWork University Park.
Intellectual Property Insurance: It’s a Wild, Wild IP World Out There—Options for Not Going It Alone! 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, May 11, 2017; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Boardroom 7A, WeWork University Park.
The 5 Intellectual Property Stories You Need To Know Right Now: How to Gain from Other’s Experiences. 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, June 22, 2017; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Boardroom 7A, WeWork University Park.
“What’s Law Got To Do With It?” The Legal Side of Music, Film, Social Media, and Artistic Works. 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, August 17, 2017; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Boardroom 7A, WeWork University Park.
“We’re from the Government and We’re Here to Help …. No, Really!”—Ten Essential U.S. & International IP Agencies. 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, September 14, 2017; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Boardroom 7A, WeWork University Park.
Tolls of the Patent Trolls: Where Are We in The Trump Administration. 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. Thursday, October 19, 2017; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Boardroom 7A, WeWork University Park.
Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW): The 2017 Legal Landscapes for International Growth & IP Commercialization. This GEW presentation outlines domestic and international laws of importance to those who plan to be involved with entrepreneurial ventures across the world, particularly considering business and IP laws relating to founders and early hires, venture investors/advisors, and potential partners. Presentation & Discussion. Thursday, November 16, 2017; 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Boardroom 7A, WeWork University Park.