San Mateo SBDC

THE BIG IDEA AND HOW TO PROTECT IT

THE BIG IDEA AND HOW TO PROTECT IT

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 6:00pm to 8:30pm
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Ideas and inventions are often the key assets of a business.  How do you protect your ideas while using them, developing them, or marketing them to customers?  Discussions include the basics of Copyrights, Patents, Trade Secrets, Trade and Service marks, Masks and Domain Name.  Non-disclosure Agreements and Agreements Not to Compete are covered along with how to keep records that prove your idea is your idea and no one else's.

Instructor is Benjamin Martin, Esq. - Benjamin Martin is an attorney whose practice focuses on the needs of small businesses such as: contracts, legal organization, government regulation, intellectual property protection, reducing liability, controlling business risks, litigation assessments, negotiation, business plans, estate planning and family law as it affects small business owners. He earned his Juris Doctor degree at Southwestern University School of Law and his Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Cal State Los Angeles. He is a Business Advisor for the College of San Mateo’s Small Business Development Center where he conducts workshops and one on one counseling sessions to assist small business owners and managers to succeed.

Samantha Vargas
vargassamantha@smccd.edu
Bay Area Entrepreneur Center
458 San Mateo Avenue
San Bruno, CA 94066

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Funded in part through cooperative agreements with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the California Governors Office for Business and Economic Development, and other private and public partners;  and nationally accredited by the association of SBDCs.