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CLE-TV: Business Basics III: Intellectual Property

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"Last Kick at the Can 2015": Monday, December 7, 2015; Time: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

(Original course: Tuesday, April 14, 2015; Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm)

Who should attend: Lawyers with 1 – 3 years experience advising businesses; experienced lawyers or in-house counsel who seek a refresher or primer on key areas of corporate law.

Learning level: Fundamental/Intermediate

In this course you will learn about:

  • identifying different types of intellectual property and what rights you have
  • tips on how to select a business name and/or trademark, and how to protect and enforce trademark rights (common law and unregistered)
  • how to protect your invention or design
  • practical tips to avoid intellectual property pitfalls when advising clients

This is the 3rd course in the Business Basics series, a 6-part CLE-TV series designed to provide you with an overview of the basic principles in corporate law and how to use them effectively in practice so that you have the big picture in mind when advising a business.

This series uses the CLEBC publication Advising British Columbia Businesses as its course materials and resource guide. The book may be purchased separately. *Order the book at the same time as you register for the course and SAVE $75. See special pricing below—please call Customer Service to order.

Other sessions in the Business Basics Series are:

I. Planning, Organizing, and Operating a Business—Tuesday, February 17, 2015
II. Buying and Selling a Business—Tuesday, March 3, 2015
IV. Tax Issues—Tuesday, May 5, 2015
V. Employment Law—Tuesday, May 26, 2015
VI. Lessons Learned from the Lawyers Insurance Fund—Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Law Society of BC CPD Hours: 1 hour (a minimum of .2 hours will include aspects of professional responsibility and ethics, client care and relations, and/or practice management). NOTE: If you attend both the original live course AND the rebroadcast, you may claim credit for ONLY ONE of them.

Course chairs for the Business Basics Series 
David A. Allard —
Lawson Lundell LLP, Vancouver
David J. Jennings — Irwin, White & Jennings, Vancouver

Amy Fong — Oyen Wiggs Green & Mutala LLP, Vancouver

"Last Kick at the Can 2015" Rebroadcast: $100

2. The book "Advising British Columbia Businesses"
*Book ONLY: $375 | Online ONLY: $250 | Book (when purchased with course): $300 (SAVE $75)

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CLEBC Program Lawyer
Genevieve Chang

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