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WEBCAST RECORDING: What Not to Patent - Steps for Strategic IP

October 22, 2015

Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds is announce Principal Mary Lou Wakimura's webinar with the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge's Mentor Smart Program. The webinar took place on Thursday, October 22, 2015.

MIT Enterprise Forum Mentor Smart Program Description

You have worked hard to get your company on its feet.  You protect it daily against a host of challenges.  Are you protecting some of the most valuable assets of your company – your innovations?  

Protecting your innovations through intellectual property (IP) strategies, including patenting, freedom-to-operate studies, trademarks, copyrights, employment agreements, confidentiality agreements and consulting agreements, are critical to the long-term success of your company.

Join Mary Lou Wakimura, Principal at intellectual property law boutique Hamilton Brook Smith Reynolds, in this Ask a Pro webinar, where she will introduce you to the tools you need to identify and protect your IP rights.

Here's what you will learn:

  • Identifying your company’s valuable IP

  • Recognizing the different trigger points for copyright, trademark, and patent protection

  • Determining if patenting your innovation is the right step for your business

  • Determining the best timing to protect your innovation

  • Creating a value proposition for potential investor