From the smallest invention to the complex systems of precision agriculture or robotronics, one of the biggest concerns of entrepreneurs in the global marketplace is the security of their intellectural property.
On Dec. 3, Kansas Global Trade Services will host a program designed to help those individuals and companies learn how to safeguard their IP assets in a daylong seminar titled,'Protecting Your Intellectual Property in the Global Marketplace.
Susan Anthony, Attorney, Global Intellectual Property Academy, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, will moderate the program, which will run from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Cessna Employee Fitness Center at 6711 W. 31st Street South, in Wichita. Seminar attendees should use the southwest entrance to the building.
Tools to help companies of all sizes in all industries develop a strategy to protect their intellectual property and expand their export sales and global business activities will be offered in the one-day program.
Seminar to cover important topics related to protecting IP assets
Among the topics of the day will be learning to identify the IP assets of a business, including patents, trade secrets, trademarks and copyright; learning to protect IP assets both in the United States and in foreign countries; avoiding inadvertently exposing IP assets to theft from abroad or on the internet and learning how to use the many U.S. government and other resources that exist to help protect intellectual property.
To register, please visit the Kansas Global Trade Services website or contact Ella Reusser at 316-264-5982.
Kansas Global Trade Services is a private organization dedicated to building international growth and commerce for Kansas companies. Since 1994, Kansas Global's education, communication and research services have helped members generate more than $165 million in international sales, plus projected sales of over $13 billion.
Its mission is to promote and facilitate international trade in the state of Kansas through education, research and communication.