Thu, Sep 29|
Level Up Series: Introduction to Intellectual Property
This two-hour webinar provides an introduction to intellectual property law, the area of law that protects the results of human creative endeavors.
Time & Location
Sep 29, 2022, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT
About the Event
DATE: Thursday, September 29, 2022
TIME: 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. EDT
Introduction to Intellectual Property
This two-hour presentation taught by Deborah Bouchoux, Esq., provides an introduction to intellectual property law, the area of law that protects the results of human creative endeavors. The webinar will discuss each of the four fields that make up intellectual property law:
- Trade Secrets
The webinar will provide an overview of each field of intellectual property, discuss how rights are acquired, what may be protected, the role of agencies such as the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and the U.S. Copyright Office, the process of registering trademarks and copyrights and applying for patents, and maintaining rights in intellectual property.
About Deborah Bouchoux, Esq.
Deborah Bouchoux is a seasoned legal educator and a licensed attorney who was engaged in private practice for more than twenty-five years, specializing in corporate and intellectual property law. She also served for four years as in-house counsel for a high-tech company in northern Virginia. Additionally, Ms. Bouchoux has more than twenty-five years of experience in legal education. She has taught at various universities, including the University of San Diego and The George Washington University, and has been an adjunct faculty member of Georgetown University for more than twenty years. She is the author of the following books and writings: Business Organizations Law in Focus; Fundamentals of Business Organizations for Paralegals; Business Organizations for Paralegals; Intellectual Property: The Law of Trademarks, Copyrights, Patents, and Trade Secrets; Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property; Concise Guide to Legal Research and Writing, Legal Research Explained; The Aspen Handbook for Legal Writers; and several other textbooks adopted by universities across the nation. Ms. Bouchoux has spoken on a variety of legal topics at private law firms, Fortune 500 companies, the National Capital Area Paralegal Association, and various government agencies and independent organizations, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Financial Institution Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”), and the U.S. Tax Court.
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