Safeguarding Intellectual Property Rights Through Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets

Legal Area:        Civil Trial Civil Appellate Litigation Intellectual Property
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $20.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        09/30/2022
Information:        LAST CHANCE $10

** Available on-demand any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through Session End Date above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to provide an overview of intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents. The presentation will also include a discussion on how one can obtain a patent through the patent prosecution process before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, as well as to provide information about global patent prosecution strategies and patent enforcement strategies. This course features streaming video and downloadable audio presentations from a live CLE seminar by the Houston Bar Association (HBA) on March 23, 2017.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

    • Overview of Intellectual Property

    • How to Obtain a Patent

    • Statutory Hurdles

    • Global Patent Protection Strategies

    • Devising the Right IP Protection Strategy

    Speaker: Frank Amini, an attorney with the firm of Winstead PC.  Frank Amini is an associate in Winstead's Intellectual Property Practice Group with substantial experience in patent prosecution. Frank has written and prosecuted numerous patent applications in various technological areas, including materials science, nanotechnology, biotechnology, the life sciences, and the chemical arts. Co-author of the WinTech blog, which provides legal insight for start-up and established technology businesses. Education: Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology,J.D.; The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, PhD, Biological Chemistry; The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Microbiology.  More information may be found on his firm's website.

    Texas Board of Legal Specialization Areas:

    Credit Hrs     Area
       1.50           Civil Trial Law
       1.50           Civil Appellate Law


    This course is approved for CLE credit by the STATE BAR OF TEXAS (MCLE Provider #8238).  Please check with your State Bar regarding specific accreditation requirements.

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