Intellectual Property Basics for Nonprofits

October 2, 2013
12:00PM - 1:30PM

Fee:  $20.00

This teleconference will provide an overview on the basics of intellectual property law, and will help your nonprofit organization protect its valuable intellectual property assets.

Featured Topics

  • How does a nonprofit know if an when it has intellectual property rights to be protected?
  • How can nonprofits protect their program names, logos, websites, publications and other materials?
  • What's the difference between a copyright, a service mark, and a trademark?
  • Should you seek Federal or State protection for your intellectual property?
  • If a consultant designs our logo, do we own the logo, or does the consultant? What if an employee designs it?


Anna-lisa L. Gallo, Intellectual Property Counsel, BASF Corporation


JPMorgan Chase


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