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Best Practices for Efficient Docketing of Routine Formalities
There are a dizzying array of requirements in various countries for formal documents, and a corresponding array of deadlines. Learn about the most common requirements and how best to docket for them.
Getting Trademarks Right and Building Powerful Brand Equity from the Start
The ability of a company to obtain strong and defensible trademarks and domain names, and avoid infringement of other parties’ trademarks, is of great importance to building powerful brand equity. This webinar will bring you through the steps on how to position your company for an optimal outcome.

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About the “IP Punch List” Webinar Series

In response to the increasing needs for in-house IP counsel support on a temporary or fractional share basis, the Schwegman firm has created the Virtual In-House IP Counsel Program. To introduce this program, we have developed a complimentary bi-weekly webinar series aimed to provide valuable insight on how an In-house counsel can align your business and IP strategies. In this educational webinar series, we will dive into the top technology landscapes, the different IP pitfalls that each may face, and provide you with an “IP Punch List” as a best practices guide.

The IP Punch List webinar series audience will range from emerging growth companies that do not yet have any in-house counsel, to large corporations with well-established IP groups. If your company is involved with or is in need of guidance with any of the following matters, this series will be useful to you:
  • Patent filing strategy
  • Managing patent prosecution matters
  • Strategic IP deals such as major cross-licenses
  • Department or IP process development
  • Selection of a permanent in-house IP counsel and staff
  • Freedom to Operate
  • Preparing for a company sale or funding round
  • Managing ongoing IP litigation matters
  • Trade Secret Protection
  • Trademark and branding strategy

Each of the IP Punch List webinars will provide a 30 minute panel discussion followed by a collaborative Q&A session.

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Thursday, May 25 (1 PM Central)
Getting Trademarks Right and Building Powerful Brand Equity from the Start

The ability of a company to obtain strong and defensible trademarks and domain names, and avoid infringement of other parties’ trademarks, is of great importance to building powerful brand equity.  This webinar will bring you through the steps on how to position your company for an optimal outcome.

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Thursday, June 22 (1 PM Central)
Avoiding the Pitfalls of Open Source Software, while Reaping the Benefits

Open source software is probably one of the most innovative advances in software development in the last couple decades. However, it also is the source of greatest risk for intellectual property, as it has a lot of misappropriations, utilization of other people’s intellectual property, as well as, plain old copying of things that shouldn’t be in the software.  Learn how to avoid the open source pitfalls in this webinar.

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Thursday, July 13 (1 PM Central)
The Essentials: Setting up a Patent Program for a Med Tech Company

Intellectual property, especially new ideas, fuel the Med Tech industry. To be successful, medical device companies of all sizes need to know how to generate, capture, evaluate, and protect these new ideas.  The discussion for this webinar focuses on how build the necessary internal systems to do this.

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Thursday, July 27 (1 PM Central)
Running an Effective Invention Disclosure & Patenting Program

If you’re properly prepared for an invention disclosure, the patent application drafting process should take six to eight weeks. But if you’re not prepared, the application process could stretch for months, even a year. Not only that, an inventive feature could be missed which could compromise the strength of your patent.  Join this webinar to learn the key steps to running an effective invention disclosure and patenting program.

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Thursday, August 10 (1 PM Central)

Preparing for and Managing IP Litigation

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