About this Event
In this free online webinar, Rockridge Venture Law® attorneys Kevin Christopher and Lauren Hughes will provide an overview of intellectual property and what to prioritize in early stage development.
World-changing organizations need to protect their products, ideas, and brands in order to thrive. While the “IP” in business growth is silent, you’ll need to consider the legal necessities and tools available to help you build, protect, and scale your venture.
In this seminar, join Rockridge Venture Law® attorneys Kevin Christopher and Lauren Hughes for an overview of intellectual property and what to prioritize in early stage development. From patents and trademarks to copyrights and trade secrets, you’ll learn about the added value of IP, securing your IP, and creating offensive and defensive strategies for protecting your ideas.
You should attend if you:
- Want to protect your idea, brand, team, and intellectual property
- Are building a company and want to differentiate your brand
- Seek to build trust with your client and consumer base
- Want to understand the intellectual property mechanisms behind building a brand
Kevin Christopher is founder and principal of Rockridge Venture Law®. Kevin’s practice areas include corporate, patent and trademark law. He is an entrepreneur, NIH RADx faculty member and Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) reviewer. He mentors impactful and innovative founders through First Flight Venture Center, Oak Ridge National Lab Innovation Crossroads, and Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale. Kevin has been recognized as a SuperLawyer by Thomson Reuters and Top Business Leader by Conscious Company Magazine. Read more about Kevin, connect with him, and Calendly him.
Lauren Hughes is the privacy and branding lead at Rockridge Venture Law®. Equally adept at creative campaigns as well as technology transactions, Lauren leads clients through copyright, privacy, regulatory, and trademark considerations in optimizing successful e-commerce portfolios. She is a leading voice among women practicing in technology and tech law. Her primary practice areas include copyright and trademark law, data privacy, sports and entertainment law, and technology transactions. Lauren also leads the Knoxville Technology Council’s Women in Tech Committee, and is a Director of the Tennessee Women’s Theater Project. Read more about Lauren, connect with her, and Calendly her.
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