Intellectual Property Blog

Defense Research Institute Intellectual Property Conference 2022 – Houston, TX

I am writing to you from Houston, TX this week. I spent the past few days attending a Defense Research Institute (DRI) conference on Intellectual Property Litigation here.   For two days, I have listened to speakers and watched presentations about copyright, trademarks, right of publicity, trade secrets, and patent issues.  We even had a lawyer from NASA, Rebecca Bresnik, provide a fascinating presentation on space law. She talked about several space law topics:  the four […]

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Intellectual Property – Valuable Assets In a Business: SBRN Legal Panel 

Are you a business owner? Do you know what intellectual property assets are owned by your business?   If you are unclear on the answer to the second question, you might benefit from attending the Small Business Resource Network’s October 28th lunch meeting. You will learn about how intellectual property assets add value to your business.   The law firm Marks Gray, P.A. will sponsor a panel presentation and discussion that will feature me and the following […]

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Benefits of the International Trademark Association Virtual Leadership Meeting

This week, I have been attempting to attend as much of the International Trademark Association (INTA) Virtual Leadership Meeting as I can. There are committee meetings, seminars on trademarks and copyrights, networking via chat rooms, and even virtual receptions.   I really enjoyed the meeting of the Anti-Counterfeiting Full Committee, where we broke out into separate Zoom rooms for a Piracy workshop. There, we discussed the role of copyright in anti-counterfeiting enforcement.  I was assigned to […]

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Presenting Intellectual Property 101 for the Jim Moran Institute For Global Entrepreneurship

No matter what obstacles pop up in life, entrepreneurs find a way to pivot and keep going. The Jim Moran Institute for Global Entrepreneurship recognizes that characteristic in their students. That is why they have continued offering their Small Business Executive Program throughout the pandemic.   On Wednesday, April 21, 2021, I had the opportunity to present Intellectual Property 101 to the Small Business Executive Program Class IX in Jacksonville, Florida. The members of the class […]

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