What: "Patents, Trade Secrets and using IP Strategically" - presented by Lee Fraley of Snell & Wilmer
Where: CEI Gateway
When: January 16, 6 PM - 9 PM
Cost: free (you must be a group member)
This seminar will cover the different ways to protect IP as well as how to use IP as a strategic tool in building your business. Lee is an expert in IP protection and was recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2011.
Using Intellectual Property Strategically to Accomplish Your Business Objectives
A summary of the various intellectual property assets and how they can be used offensively and defensively to commercially exploit and further the competitive advantages of companies consistent with their business objectives.
R. Lee Fraley – An expert in IP, Lee has worked with numerous emerging and growing businesses throughout the United States and abroad to develop patent, copyright and trademark portfolios geared toward accomplishing their business goals and objectives worldwide.
Lee is an expert in IP protection and was recognized as one of the Best Lawyers in America in 2011.
Ryan D. Ricks – With a background in industry and University technology transfer experience, Ryan has broad technical capability, including electrical circuits, networking and communications hardware and protocols, real-time and embedded systems, artificial intelligence, open source software and licensing, global positioning, operating systems, software, and other technologies. Ryan has worked with numerous clients to develop and implement global IP protection and enforcement strategies.
Kyle W. Graves – Kyle is the newest member of Snell & Wilmer’s IP practice. He worked at L-3 Communications and recently received his law degree from the University of Texas.
6:00pm- 6:30pm - Networking
6:30 - 8:00pm - Presentation
8:00 - 9:00pm - Introductions/ Networking