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IP for the Non-IP Lawyer: Spotting trouble on the horizon before it arrives at your desk

03/10/2017

Join four of Ottawa’s intellectual property experts for an informative session on issue-spotting and due diligence in IP. Using a real-life example, speakers will propose a problem and answer scenario in order for attendees to gain a better understanding in spotting IP issues before they become a problem. This session will cover patents, trademarks, and IP licensing.

Moderator
Andrew Montague, Associate Lawyer

Speakers
Daphne Maravei, Partner
Bayo Odutola, Partner (OLLIP IP)
Peter Cooke, Senior Counsel (Borden Ladner Gervais LLP)

Event Information
Date: Thursday, October 26
Location: Montgomery Legion (330 Kent Street – Google Map)
CPD: 1.5 substantive hours (Ontario)

Agenda

7:30 am – 8:00 am
Breakfast & Networking

8:00 am – 8:10 am
Introduction: Andrew Montague, Ridout & Maybee LLP
Introduction to today’s topic, case study, and speaker panel.

8:10 am – 8:30 am
Trademarks:  Peter Cooke, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Peter Cooke, senior counsel at BLG, will discuss common issues encountered by small and medium sized companies as they create and protect their brands in the marketplace.

8:30 am – 8:50 am
Patents: Daphne Maravei, Ridout & Maybee LLP
Daphne Maravei, partner at Ridout & Maybee LLP, will discuss tips and best practices for identifying and protecting innovations.

8:50 am – 9:00 am
Networking break

9:00 am – 9:20 am
Licensing: Bayo Odutola, OLLIP LLP
Bayo Odutola, partner at OLLIP LLP, will discuss strategies for monetizing IP rights through licensing, as well as common pitfalls and traps to avoid when licensing IP rights to others.

9:20 am – 9:30 am
Panel Q&A session: Open floor
Attendees will be invited to submit their questions to the panel.

For more information on this seminar or to register, please visit the CCLA Annual event page.

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