I recently had the opportunity to present a talk titled, "Protecting Your Creative Assets," a guide to intellectual property for creative entrepreneurs. I always enjoy speaking on IP Iaw, and the attendees were a fun group.
The presentation offered a practical overview of trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret, and internet law, along with strategies for securing one's own creative assets while steering clear of costly conflicts with others. As I said in the introduction, nobody wants to be the guy or gal who:
With intellectual property, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. After a number of attendees asked for a copy of the slides, I thought it might be useful to distribute them more widely. A condensed version of the slides can be found here.
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