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Protecting Your Intellectual Property: The Road Show

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Venue: Hilton Doubletree Park Place  Minneapolis, MN United States  Get Directions
Total Price: $60.00

Please join us for this exclusive event!  Organized in conjunction with the U.S. Commercial Service and the International Trade Administration's Office of Intellectual Property Rights, this seminar will provide a forum for U.S. Government officials to interact directly with attorneys and businesses in the Twin Cities about their intellectual property protection internationally.  This is ideal for small or large businesses and international business and intellectual property attorneys with topics including:

- Patents, trade secrets, obtaining/maintaining trademarks and copyrights and enforcing intellectual property rights in the US and abroad

- Best practices and common mistakes; remedies for counterfeiting, piracy and trade secret theft

- Law enforcement resources for IP protection


8:00 - 8:30 a.m. - Registration

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. - Welcoming Remarks 
                        Ryan Kanne, Director
                        Minneapolis U.S. Export Assistance Center
                        U.S. Commercial Service

8:45 - 9:45 a.m. - Top Intellectual Property Mistakes of Entrepreneurs
                        Susan Anthony, Attorney-Advisor
                        Office of Policy and External Affairs
                        United States Patent and Trademark Office

9:45 - 10:00 a.m. - Networking Break

10:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Intellectual Property (IP) "Warm-Up" - IP Assets Assessment
                         Andrea Cornwall, International Trade Specialist
                         Office of Intellectual Property Rights
                         International Trade Administration

10:30 - 11:30 a.m. - Intellectual Property & Trade
                        Andrea Cornwell, International Trade Specialist
                        Office of Intellectual Property Rights
                        International Trade Administration

11:30 - 11:45 a.m. - Lunch Break

11:45 - 12:30 p.m. -  Madrid Protocol
                         Lynne Beresford, Consultant
                         World Intellectual Property Organization
                         Former Commissioner for Trademarks,
                         United States Patent and Trademark Office

12:30 - 1:15 p.m. - The FBI's Perspective: Intellectual Property Concerns
Shena Crow
                         Special Agent
                         FBI Minneapolis Division

1:15 - 1:30 p.m. - Closing Remarks/Panel Q & A

1:30 - 3:00 p.m. - One-on-one Consultations with pre-registration (15 minute segments - call Jennifer Carter to schedule)
                         Susan Anthony (USPTO)
                         Andrea Cornwell (ITA)
                         Lynne Beresford (WIPO)

CLE Credits:
4.0 Standard CLE credits approved | Event Code: 183576  

Date: Thursday, September 12, 2013
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Hilton Doubletree Park Place
1500 Park Place Blvd.
St. Louis Park, MN  55416

Section Members:   $50.00
MSBA Members but not Section Members:  $55.00
Non-MSBA Members:  $60.00
Students:  $10.00

Remote Participation:
Webcasting and teleconferencing are not offered for this event. 

Deadline to Register:  September 10, 2013
You can register by clicking the "Register" button at the top of this page.

To register by mail with a check, please use the registration form located here.

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Need to cancel?  Please see our cancellation policy .

Questions? Contact:
Jennifer Carter  | 612-278-6309 |

No sessions have been associated with this event.