Professional Analytical and Consulting Services

The ABC's of Intellectual Property

PACS Course Number 148

9 AM to 5 PM

Most businesses and many individuals own or use intellectual property (IP) of some type. This one-day course will hep you maximize your IP benefits and minimize its cost. The applicable forms of intellectual property include patent, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. Issues concerning intellectual property may arise in various matters, including among other things, product development, acquisition and protection, product marketing, website development, employment and independent contractor agreements, asset purchases, and joint development agreements. Public and on-site courses are available.

David G. Oberdick, Esq. will be discussing how each of the four primary forms of intellectual property -- patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets -- can be protected and what associated issues arise as they are encountered by companies and individuals.

Mr. Oberdick is of Counsel to Meyer, Unkovic & Scott. He concentrates his practice on intellectual property law including: patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets, software and technology licensing, computer law, e-commerce and related internet contracts, warranty/privacy issues, intellectual property litigation and related business transactions. Mr. Oberdick's litigation experience in the intellectual property area has included infringement and misappropriation litigation, restrictive covenants, licensing disputes, injunction proceedings, and related breach of contract issues. Majoring in Physics and Astronomy, Mr. Oberdick received his B.A., magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh. He earned his J.D., magna cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh Law School.

Register by mailing a copy of the REGISTRATION FORM. Send it with a payment of $995 to secure your attendance. Hotel information and a map will be sent to confirm your registration. Please list your special interest(s) on the registration form. Enrollment is limited to assure your maximum course benefits. On-site PACS courses are available (most PACS courses can be provided at your time and place). Telephone Henry Nowicki or Barb Sherman at 1.724.457.6576 if you need further information. PACS also provides laboratory testing and consulting services.



The ABC's of Intellectual Property

Course Instructor: David G. Oberdick, Esq., under the auspices of PACS

Course topics
Overview of Intellectual Property Forms
Patents
What is Patentable?
The Patent Application Process
Maintaining a Patent
Asserting/Defending Infringement Claims
Trademarks
What is a Trademark?
The Trademark Application Process
Maintaining a Trademark
Infringement Issues
Copyright
What is a Copyright
The Copyright Application Process
Maintaining a Copyright
Infringement Issues
Trade Secrets
What are Trade Secrets?
Protecting Trade Secrets
Maintaining a Copyright
Infringement Issue
Marketing
Use of IP
Advertising
Extending patent life
Next product
Licensing
Publications and patents
Protecting Intellectual Property with Employees/Contractors

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Please NOTE: List your special interest on the registration form. We will try to accommodate your interest. PACS also provides internet consulting information at http://pacslabs.com

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For more information please contact:

Henry Nowicki, Ph.D. / M.B.A
PACS Testing, Consulting and Training
409 Meade Drive, Coraopolis, PA 15108
Phone: 1. 724. 457. 6576 or 1. 800. 367. 2587
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