Ken Suzan from Barnes and Thornburg, and cofounder of the IP Fridays podcast program, is back in the studio for a second mentoring session. The mere registration of a trademark will not protect you. Find out why.
Ken is an example of how popular online dating has become. He met his wife, Kelly, on match.com. He is not alone. In 2005 few people were using technology to start romantic relationships. According to a Pew Research study, 15% of people seeking mates are using online dating sites (February 9, 2016).
How did a class in unfair trade practices inspire his area of focus in law? We delve into a rush of other technology topics including the podcasting industry and trends in Intellectual Property like drones. Laws about trespassing and property, air space and the use of drones commercially and for recreation. What does intent to use mean?
Learn what to look for in picking an Intellectual Property Attorney and a bunch of other tidbits about social media.
Due Diligence websites for picking an Intellectual Property Attorney:
www.uspto.gov – United States Patent and Trademark Office
www.inta.org – The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a worldwide not-for-profit advocacy association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective global commerce. The organization has over 6500 members in 190 countries.
The World of Trademarks, Episode #40
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Next Monday’s Mentoring Conversation:
Nancy discusses topics of interest from her listeners. They may be topics of interest to you too.