Protecting your Ideas and Content

Protecting your Ideas and Content
Protecting your Ideas and Content: What you Need to Know about Intellectual Property, with Reed Smith
Presented by Barry Coyne, Patent Attorney and Partner, Reed Smith


The ideas and content generated by persons and companies working in the creative industries are typically of the upmost importance and value, and as such, are deserving of legal protection in the form of intellectual property. This event is designed provide an introduction to the different types of intellectual property, including patents, trade secrets, copyrights and trademarks, and how and why such intellectual property can be created and protected.

Barry Coyne is a registered patent attorney and a partner at Reed Smith LLP. Barry concentrates his practice in matters relating to litigation and counseling in intellectual property. He has been involved in complex intellectual property litigation cases throughout the country and also works in the areas of technology and software licensing, intellectual property due diligence, and patent, trademark, and copyright prosecution and opinion work. Barry has a BS and MS in Aerospace Engineering and worked as an engineer prior to becoming a lawyer.

WHEN: Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 11 AM - 1 PM
WHERE: Pittsburgh Technology Council

AGENDA: 
11 AM - Registration & Networking 
11:30 AM - Lunch & Presentation Begin 
12:30 PM - Q&A & Discussion 
1 PM - Adjourn



COST:
Early Registration: $45 Member / $175 Non-Member
Day of Rate: $55 Member/ $185 Non-Member
Contact Jill at jhuber@pghtech.org for special non-profit and entrepreneur rate of $25.



All DIY events are part of the Co-CREATE Business Ignition Program event series.

Creative Industries Network Supporters:

Champion Partner: The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

Champion Sponsor: Dollar Bank 

Supporting Sponsor: BhiveLab

The PTC Creative Industries Network is also supported by: Animal Studios | Cosmitto | FortyX80 | LUXE Creative


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REGISTRATION & PAYMENT POLICY:
Pre-Registration is always requested, when possible, so that we may best plan for your arrival.  Walk-in registrants, when accepted, must pay onsite with a credit card or check to obtain entry to the event, no exceptions.  Refunds requested less than 2 business days prior to the event will not be granted.  Substitutions are welcome.  

CONTACT INFORMATION:
Questions about Sponsorship opportunities?  Please contact Carolyn Candebat at ccandebat@pghtech.org
Not sure if your company's a Member, or have questions about How to Register?  Please contact Jill at jhuber@pghtech.org 


3/8/2018 11:00 AM - 3/8/2018 1:00 PM
Pittsburgh Technology Council
2000 Technology Drive
Suite 100, 1st Floor Resource Room
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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