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IP 101 – A Primer for Inventors and Business Leaders

Originally Presented Wednesday, March 16, 2022
(90 minutes – 1.5 PA CLE Pending)

Location: Online

Time: On Demand

Instructors:  Martin G. Belisario; Travis W. Bliss, Ph.D.; Lars H. Genieser, Ph.D.; Steven D. Lustig

Session Overview

  • 90 minutes (1.5 PA CLE Pending)
  • Defining and distinguishing the types of protection and pros and cons for each
    • Trademarks
    • Copyrights
    • Trade Secrets
    • Patents
  • Overview of the timing and costs for patent/trademark/copyright
  • Key patent issues to be aware of when innovating
    • Eligibility (35 U.S.C. § 101)
    • Written description and enablement (35 U.S.C. § 112)
    • Anticipation (35 U.S.C. § 102)
    • Obviousness (35 U.S.C. § 103) and objective indicia
  • Key Trademark issues to be aware of
  • Patentability versus infringement and the concept of a dominating patent

About Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP – Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP is a boutique intellectual property law firm with offices in Philadelphia and Wilmington, Delaware. The firm’s IP law practitioners provide strategic prosecution, litigation, licensing, and counseling service relating to patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets, domain names and internet issues domestically and internationally. The firm’s long-standing relationships with a network of associates worldwide enable its attorneys and advisors to provide clients with global intellectual property advice and protection.

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Panitch Schwarze commits the time to listen to and evaluate each client’s unique needs so we can advise on the best forms of IP protection.