IP Basics for Business Lawyers


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Course Description

Live Webcast - March 10, 2021

  • 10:00-11:00am PT / 11:00-12:00pm MT / 12:00-1:00pm CT / 1:00-2:00pm ET

Business lawyers need to know the basics of IP law to best serve clients. The basics of patent, trademarks (including trade dress), copyright, and trade secrets are discussed with emphasis on where clients go wrong. How to protect the client’s IP and how to avoid infringing the rights of others are discussed.

Speaker Bio
1 General Credit
Course Agenda

Attorney Jeffrey G. SheldonJeffrey G. Sheldon
Jeffrey focuses his practice in all aspects of intellectual property, from prosecution and litigation to domestic and international licensing. Jeffrey has been recognized by California Lawyer as one of the 20 best intellectual property lawyers in the state. Prior to joining Cislo & Thomas, Jeffrey was the founding partner of Sheldon Mak & Anderson. Jeffrey’s leadership in intellectual property professional organizations has established him at the pinnacle of his professional specialty. Jeffrey regularly lectures on intellectual property law, serves as an expert witness, mediator (on the Central District of California panel), and is the author of the foremost treatise on how to write patent applications, “How to Write A Patent Application,” first published in 1992 by the Practicing Law Institute. The treatise is used in law schools and by aspiring patent attorneys throughout the world. He has taught intellectual property law courses at multiple law schools, and currently teaches a ten week on-line course for the Practicing Law Institute training students to be a practicing patent attorney or agent.

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Course Agenda

1. Introduction to IP
2. Patents – Utility and Design
3. Trade Secrets
4. Copyright
5. Trademark
6. Agreements to Restrict Competition

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