Intellectual Property Protection Seminar: Roadshow

July 26, 2018 -- 8:00 am- 4:00 pm

Did you know that according to the Commission on the Theft of American Intellectual Property, American businesses lost as much as $600 billion in 2017 due to counterfeit goods and software piracy?

This StopFakes Roadshow delivers information about intellectual property with an empahsis on what small- and medium-sized businesses, minority-owned buisnesses, and new exporters need to know. The focus is both on domestic and international protection and enforcement.

Topics include:

  • The basics of Intellectual Property Rights
  • Recording a Copyright or Trademark with U.S. Customs
  • How to Report IP Violations
  • Protecting your Business from Trade Secret Theft
  • Protecting your IP in Export Markets and on e-Commerce Sites
  • On-site trademark/copyright recordation is made available by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Roadshow staff will guide the business owner through the online recordation process. (Request this assistance at time of registration. Available on a first-to-register basis.)

Take advantage of One-on-One Consultations with visiting speakers for to discuss your specific business IP issue and concerns (10-minute sessions). Sign-up sheet available during morning registration and through-out the day.

Featured Presenters from these agencies:

  • Office of Intellectual Property Rights, International Trade Administration
  • Intellectual Property Rights Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection
  • National IPR Coordination Center, Homeland Security Investigations
  • Intellectual Property and Criminal/Cyber Integration Unit, FBI
  • Trade Remedy Assistance Office, U.S. International Trade Commission

Lunch is included. Don’t delay, space is limited!

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