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Presentation about Intellectual Property

The presentation will discuss the intellectual property issues of copyrights and trademarks, and how to protect your work from getting stolen.

When: Wednesday, March 6, 2013, 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.

Where: Antioch University, 602 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara

Cost: $20

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Lectures

Description:

Communicators are challenged by how to protect their intellectual property in an increasingly digitized world.

To shed light on these challenges, the Santa Barbara chapter of the Association for Women in Communications will sponsor a presentation "It’s Mine! Right??" Attorneys Mike Velthoen and Jim McDermott of Ferguson Case Orr Paterson LLP will discuss the intellectual property issues of copyrights and trademarks, and how to protect your work from getting stolen.

The presentation will cover:
What is a copyright?
What works are copyrightable?
If I make something for “Big Company,” who owns it?
Who really owns your website?
What are trade secrets, and why do they matter?
How do trademarks work? How do I protect them?
How does copyright work with social media (reposting blogs on Facebook or Tweeting)?

Free to Members; $20 for Non-members of AWC-SB

Website: http://awcsb.org

Phone: 805-448-7681

Event posted Feb. 25, 2013
Last updated Feb. 25, 2013

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