Safeguarding Intellectual Property Rights Through Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets

Legal Area:        Intellectual Property Business Litigation Trial Patent Trade Secrets
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        0.00
Registration Fee:        $38.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        10/31/2019

** available any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through end date above **, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to provide an overview of intellectual property rights, including copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, and patents. The presentation will also include a discussion on how one can obtain a patent through the patent prosecution process before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This course will also provide information about global patent prosecution strategies and patent enforcement strategies. This seminar features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on March 23, 2017. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.

Some of the subjects for this course include:

    • Overview of Intellectual Property

    • How to Obtain a Patent

    • Statutory Hurdles

    • Global Patent Protection Strategies

    • Devising the Right IP Protection Strategy

    The speaker for this course is Frank Amini, who is an attorney with the firm of Winstead PC.  Frank Amini is an associate in Winstead's Intellectual Property Practice Group with substantial experience in patent prosecution. Frank has written and prosecuted numerous patent applications in various technological areas, including materials science, nanotechnology, biotechnology, the life sciences, and the chemical arts. Co-author of the WinTech blog, which provides legal insight for start-up and established technology businesses. An extensive biography for Mr. Amini may be found on his firm's website.

    Chicago-Kent College of Law, Illinois Institute of Technology,J.D.
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas PhD, Biological Chemistry
    The University of Texas at Austin, B.A., Microbiology


    This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the STATE BAR OF TEXAS and the STATE BAR OF CALIFORNIA (MCLE Provider #8648).
    These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.

    In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity, such as FLORIDA, or as an "Approved Jurisdiction", such as TENNESSEE. * Please check with the Tennessee State Bar for accreditation information. *

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