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This group is for entrepreneurs and small business owners who want to conduct business globally, either sourcing, buying or selling products. The focus is on intellectual property protections and the climate for doing business in foreign countries.

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Design Patents – Underutilized and underappreciated

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Welcome to the Entrepreneurial Strategy Series: Events to educate and empower you as an entrepreneur!

Design patents and utility patents protect different subject matter and have different mechanisms for recovery of monetary damages. Which, if not both, is the best for you and/or your business? Join us to find the advantages of each and whether your IP is truly protected in the most efficient manner.

Your Speaker: James Klobucar, Esq., Partner and the Chair for the Consumer and Design Patents Group at Gearhart Law, LLC. As such, James is responsible for managing the consumer and design patent practice as well as keeping the firm up to date on international and domestic rule changes on these topics. His other duties include consulting and advising clients on patent portfolio management strategies, including infringement analyses, and filing and prosecuting both trademark and copyright applications.

Creators and Artists Workshop

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Welcome to the Entrepreneurial Strategy Series: Events to educate and empower you as an entrepreneur!

Being a creator and artist comes with all sorts of unknowns as it relates to the protection and monetization of your creative works. Copyright Law is one way to protect but enforcing these rights is a whole other ball game especially depending on your medium. Join Adrienne Fields and David Postolski to discover how best to economically and efficiently protect and enforce your creative works!

Adrienne is the founder of the Law Office of Adrienne R. Fields, a New York based provider of cost-effective legal representation for visual artists, photographers, authors and businesses in creative industries. Adrienne was formerly the Director of Legal Affairs for Artists Rights Society (ARS), a company which protects and monetizes the intellectual property rights of over 100,000 visual artists and estates from around the world. Her work has and continues to involve copyright licensing, contract drafting and advising clients on collaborative projects. Adrienne is a member of the New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment Arts and Sports Law Section, the New York City Bar Association and the American Bar Association (ABA). Adrienne was elected a Fellow of the American Bar Foundation in 2018. She has received and an Outstanding Leadership Contribution award from the ABA Section of Intellectual Property Law and a Distinguished Alumni Award from Brooklyn Law School. Adrienne has served as Editor-in-Chief of the ABA-IPL’s Landslide® Magazine. Adrienne holds a J.D. from Brooklyn Law School, an M.A. from Christie’s Education in Connoisseurship and Art Market Studies and a B.A. with highest honors from Brandeis University.

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