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Arming Small Businesses with Offensive and Defensive Intellectual Property Capabilities

Feb 18
SBA Sponsored Event
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Arming Small Businesses with Offensive and Defensive Intellectual Property Capabilities

Business Planning Managing a Business Process Improvements

February 18, 2014 | 5:00 pm PST - 7:00 pm PST

Santa Ana District Office Training Room

200 W Santa Ana Blvd., Ste. 700, Santa Ana, CA,90630

Sheree Coates

SBA

This is a free event.

In this fast-paced workshop, presented by Curt Harrington, a high tech electrical-chemical-mechanical licensed patent attorney and tax attorney certified as a tax specialist the California Board of Legal Specialization, we'll discuss critical factors in intellectual property including: Overview: Classes of Intellectual Property and how they are alike and different; Liability and Tax Characteristics of each of the Classes of Intellectual Property;How to get started in an IP based business & filing dates can frame launch timing Patents: Finishing the Invention is only important if you want to make money; Critical Time Planning to take advantage of the pre-foreign-filing licensing windows; The dangers of the micro-entity status and of provisional patent applications. Trademark: Ownership Liability; Choosing a trademark & the safe way to open a business. Tax: From "no asset" copyrights to "one way" Trademarks to "Instant Capital Gain" Patents Do you have a patent or tax question you've always wanted to ask, but never have found the right venue or expert to ask? Here's your opportunity. There is no charge to participate in this workshop.