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Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property Law

 

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Intellectual property ("IP") has been, and continues to be, one of the hottest areas of the law. In this useful October 25, 2017, 3.3-hour program, Michael J. Hutter, Esquire, gives a comprehensive introduction to the various types of IP: patents, copyrights, trade secrets, and trademarks.

Mr. Hutter is Professor of Law at Albany Law School, where he teaches antitrust trade practices, business torts, and other courses. He is also Special Counsel to the Albany, New York law firm of Powers & Santola, LLP.


Major topics:

IP Defined, Sources of Protection and Importance
Patent Law
- basics
- patentable subject matter
- patentability requirements
- obtaining patents
- infringement
Copyright Law
- basics
- copyrightable subject matter
- requirements for copyright protection
- ownership
- exclusive rights of the owner
- infringement
Trade Secret Law
- basics
- elements of a trade secret misappropriation action
- remedies
Trademark Law
- basics
- protectable subject matter
- when mark is protectable: distinctiveness
- use and priority of use requirements
- registration under the Lanham Act
- enforcement of trademarks: confusion-based liability
State "Misappropriation" Law
- misappropriation: theory and limits
- ideas
- product copying

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Price: $109.00


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