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International Trademarks and Patents: A Must for American High-Tech Companies

Category: Luncheons
Date(s) and Time(s): Tuesday, Mar 28, 2000, 03:00 AM - Tuesday, Mar 28, 2000, 03:00 AM
Venue: El Palomar Restaurant
Address: 1336 Pacific Avenue
City / State / Country: Santa Cruz / CA / US
Organizer / Promoter: MBITA
Phone: 831-469-0148
Fax:
Email: info@mbita.org
URL: http://www.mbita.org
Description: The luncheon meeting will be about the legal issues in obtaining International Trademarks and Patents for American high-tech companies.

A special presentation will be given by Robert Daunt, trademark attorney for Davis & Schroeder of Monterey, who will explain the timing, costs and process in obtaining international trademarks.

Founded in 1978 by principals G. Gervaise Davis III and George L. Schroeder, Davis & Schroeder has developed into a balanced source of the full range of legal services required by dynamic business and corporate clients at the cutting edge of developing business and high technology. Since its inception, the firm has specialized in copyright, patent, trademark, trade secrets, contracts, and licensing matters of high tech businesses. They view ourselves as business lawyers to the computer industry as a whole. Their professional staff has widely varied, yet complementary, specialties in the law. They travel extensively in the U.S. and overseas, and regularly attend and teach at seminars, trade shows, and other events relating to the computer industry.

A second presentation will be given by Patrick Reilly, Sr. Patent Agent, at Develip.com, who will discuss pathways and deadlines in pursuing international patent protection.

develip.com is a patent agent that develops patent protection strategies and prosecutes patents. The company works with Internet start-ups and technology ventures to explore and define the competitive advantages of their proprietary knowledge. Develip.com also help their clients to promote their business development plans to the investment community.

DATE: Tuesday, March 28
TIME: Noon lunch to 1:30pm
11:30am registration
PRICE (at the door): $20; $25 non-members

Contact:
MBITA
Cristina Polesel
(831) 469-0148
cristina@mbita.org

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