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This program was recorded on February 7, 2020
Innovation comes in many forms. Learn the fundamentals of Patent Law and Trade Secret law to help you make an informed decision as to whether to seek Patent protection or keep it in-house as a Trade Secret. Deep dive the pros and cons of each option, and explore how other areas of IP (including trademark and copyright) can also support your efforts. Also, learn about commercialization methods for each type including enforcement, licensing, and sale.
J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses a unique perspective on their patent needs. J.D. works with clients that are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize on their patent in the market. His background in business and experience as an engineer and patent attorney empowers him to clearly communicate to a broad range of clients about their immediate and long-term needs for patenting in order to protect assets, leverage opportunities, and limit liabilities. Some key areas of the patent prosecution practice are patentability searches, patent applications, office actions, infringement opinions, post-grant actions and consultation on patent strategy and portfolio management.
2 General Credits
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- Patent Law Fundamentals
- Trade Secret Law Fundamentals
- The Ultimate Test: Reverseengineerability
- Patentability Deep Dive: Subject Matter Eligibility Complications
- Commercialization of Patents
- Commercialization of Trade Secrets
- Hypotheticals: To Patent or Not?