"Management Consulting: Dream Job or Worst Nightmare” TBC
The PD workshop series is designed to cover all aspects of managing a successful consulting practice - as an internal or external consultant.
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM: Networking, Lunch and Program
What You Need to Know about Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights"
One of Houston’s foremost experts on Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights will provide an overview of interesting and highly applicable topics including:
Types of Intellectual Property
What Can Be Protected
The Steps to Obtain Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights
Benefits of Patent, Trademark & Copyright Filings as Assets, Marketing Tools and Licensing Vehicles
Costs and Time Involved
Life Span of Patents, Trademarks & Copyrights
Our Speaker – Wendy Buskop
Ms. Wendy K.B. Buskop is the Managing Patent Attorney of the patent boutique, the Buskop Law Group of Houston, Texas. Ms. Buskop has been writing patent applications since 1980. She has written and prosecuted patent applications for Dow Chemical Company, Shell Oil Company, Lyondell Petrochemical, Aker Kvaerner, Eastman Kodak, Angstrom Power, AT&T, SBC and many medium sized corporations.
The Buskop Law Group was again identified by Intellectual Property Today as one of the "Top Patent Laws Firms” in the United States for 2006. The firm received this honor 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 and 2005. The Buskop Law Group handles matters for clients in 20 states and 12 foreign countries, including the Netherlands, Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Japan and China.
Ms. Buskop was trained in chemistry at Wesleyan University in Connecticut and also received a Master’s Degree from the same school. Her JD is from Franklin Pierce Law Center, the #1 rated patent law schools in the United States according to the US News and World Reports and the American Bar Association.
Ms. Buskop is a published author and speaks regularly on related intellectual property topics.
Cost with Pre-registration:
$30: IMC USA Members:
$35: All Others
Fee covers both sessions and lunch. Pre-registration is requested The deadline is the Tuesday of the week of the event.
Walk-ins are welcome without reservations but will pay a $10 surcharge per person.
No credits will be issued for cancellations after Monday on the week of the event.
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