The Building Blocks of Intellectual Property
About this Program
Do you think that you have the next great idea? Your concept might make you the next Bill Gates, but there is one thing you should look for, did somebody beat you to it? Familiarity with intellectual property law is essential for all individuals who are trying to patent or copyright their ideas. In this interactive program, attorneys Amy Goldsmith and Jeffrey Kaden use actual products that have been the subject of patent, copyright or trademark litigation to demonstrate the important tenets of each area, including puppy stuffed animals, sippy cups, and designer purses. These experieced IP attorneys provide an important primer on this area of law and so much more as they answer probative fact based questions from audience members.This course is recommended for all intellectual property attorneys and anyone else who believes that they might have the next brilliant product.
I. What is a Patent
II. Utility and Design Patent
III. Filing for a Patent
IV. Duration of Patents
V. Infringement of a Patent
VI. Special Bankruptcy Issues with Patents
VII. What's a Copyright
VIII. Special Bankruptcy Issues with Copyright
IX. Trade Secrets
X. Trade Dress
XII. Foreign Protection of Trademarks
This was a very thorough CLE course and despite its length managed to stay engaging helping to highlight the differences between generic concepts and brands and for something that is an increasing part of our economy I'm glad I got to participate.
Excellent presentation. The speakers were enthusiastic and well prepared, even showing sample products to illustrate their points.
This subject is outside of my area of practice, however, I learned a lot and found it very entertaining. Excellent presentation!
Highly substantive; technical subject presented with great clarity.
Very good IP introductory course for those not practicing in the IP area
Great clarity of content and presentation.
Great, informative session
Both speakers fantastic. Very knowledgeable.
A good refresher course for those of us who skimmed through IP courses in law school.
very interesting and informative. Worth repeating!
This was an excellent and very informative CLE.
good general summation of the laws and rules for a non patent attorney
Excellent seminar. One of the best I've taken on Lawline.
Very good presentation. Excellent into to IP concepts
Clearly presented overview of IP law. I found it helpful.
A very informative course.
Good primer on forms of intellectual property, underscored with various real-world examples.
Superb course: presentation and content were first rate.
This was a very lively, iformative & substantive presentation.
This is my field. It was a good refresher.
very good seminar
Loved the real examples presented.
Excellent. I have no IP background and learned lots.
Excellent course. Wonderful primer for Non P&T attorneys. Thoroughly enjoyed the presentation. It made me want to learn more about P&T. Would highly recommend course to anyone wanting to get a basic understanding of Intellectual Property. Thanks
Wow! Excellent presentation and info.
Excellent course! Very helpful overview of the terrain.
Fantastic refresher course or primer on IP.
very good seminar.
I don't practice in this area but found the presentation fascinating
Interesting topic and the visual demonstrations were helpful.
Thought I wouldn't be really interested, but speakers made the subject very interesting and understandable.
Really good speakers.
Covered alot of ground. Obviously very experienced attorneys presenting this course. Kept it interesting.
Amy is a wonderful speaker on IP law.
I like it. I have worked for several months in the patent litigation field, so I was listening particularly for the patent aspects. Nothing surprised me, but it was nice to finally have someone confirm what I thought I understood about the field. I also found the copyright and trademark/dress portions enjoyable and interesting. Thanks.
great case stories by both attorneys
Great overview of intellectual property! Cleared up many misconceptions that I had regarding the different types of IP and presented in a way that was entertaining and intellectually stimulating!
I liked the products used as visual aids
Loved the realia and hands on examples. I learned a great deal.
Great use of "props" to illustrate example.
Terrific, Thorough, informative, entertaining.
Provided valuable information
First time I have participated in a Lawline.com course. Very impressed and will definitely be back.
Great presentation!! A fantastic and entertaining session. Truly the best CLE course I have taken, ever!
Very good use of examples to illustrate their points.
Exceptional presenters. The experience really showed. Excellent interaction with audience and confidence to answer questions directly and and quickly.
not my practice area, but I enjoyed it
Entertaining and edifying lecture
I did not have a particular interest in this subject prior to taking this course, but the lecturers did a fantastic job in disemminating the material. They made it very interesting and they explained the legal concepts very well in lay man's terms. I really loved this course.
very good course
Format and content of thhis course were excellent!
Really enjoyed the program. Great basics.
both speakers were good
well presented and comprehensive
This was a fun one.
This was an interesting an engaging seminar - I intend to watch it again. It includes a great deal of very useful information.
Good learning experience.
Very good for basic IP concepts
Presenters were knowledgeable, engaging and informative.
Extremely interesting and practical. I thought the Q&A format and the visual aids were particularly effective.
Great and engagingcoverage of a potentially uninteresting topic
The instructors gave great and clear explanations of these areas of law.
well done re presentation and content
Great primer of intellectual property.
very well done; highly interesting
Good course. Thanks.
These two do a wonderful job. Informative, thoughtful and they care. It is amazing how much knowledge the practitioners in IP law acquire.
Very good instructors!
Lots of info
I loved this course. The speaker was approachable, she used real-life examples that really helped me understand the concepts
i liked the professor. she was very good. thank you.
I have no experience in this area, found the class to be a well presented introduction
Very engaging and knowledgable speakers. Loved the presentation and the discussion.
Amy and Jeff were great! I would pick them as my IP attorneys if I needed one. Very insightful and enthusiastic and knowledgeable.
One of the best presentations
This program is a good IP primer. Other than occasionally disjointed presentation, it's a worthwhile seminar.
thoroughly enjoyed the subject matter
Excellent seminar for attorneys who know little or nothing about intellectual property law..
Enjoyed it very informative
Good overview .Presented in easy to understand practical examples
I would love to hear these instructors discuss public policy issues, including emerging areas and patent reform. They were outstanding.
Amy is one of the best speakers you have and I always enjoy her courses.
Excellent overview of these key IP tools!
Good program. Effective.
Great program--engaging and enjoyable.
Very good presentation.
ABSOLUTLY THE BEST ON THE SUBJECT!
Amy Goldsmith is one of Lawline's finest... Great knowledge. Great Information. I always look for her lectures. A consistent staple of my Lawline selections...
best one i took this year
Outstanding introduction to this important and complex legal practice area. Instructors were exceptionally knowledgeable, well-prepared, and engaging as speakers.
The best I've seen on here. I loved their use of props. This was interesting.
Found it very fascinating!
I didn't take intellectual property in law school and found all of this very interesting.
Best instructors yet!!
Excellent presentation with two wonderful teachers. Thanks!
Good high-level summary of various IP law (patents, copyrights, trademarks)