On Tuesday January 28, SCOREBergen will host present PATENT AND TRADEMARK BASICS, a workshop that will explain how a patent or trademark might be able to protect a company's unique software, business methods or mechanical/electronic design from being "stolen" by competitors. This workshop will help attendees understand their options and what's involved in the Patent Office application process.
Topics covered in this workshop include:
- A general description of the process for obtaining a U.S. patent
- A hands-on patent claim drafting exercise for a software/business method patent
- A hands-on patent claim drafting exercise for a mechanical patent.
- Information on how to read a patent and how to recognize the quality of a patent application
- Criteria for choosing a qualified patent attorney
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Michael J. Feigin, Esq., an accomplished patent and trademark attorney and a graduate of Seton Hall Law School, has been issued many software, mechanical, medical, electrical, chemical and design patents. He has drafted patents for large and small companies, as well as for start-ups and individual inventors.
7:00 PM-9:30 PM
Maywood Public Library
469 Maywood Avenue
$20 advance registration
$30 at the door
To register and pay online visit bergen.score.org/localworkshops
Please print and bring your admission ticket(s) to the workshop and print your confirmation as receipt of payment.
SCORE is a national nonprofit volunteer association of more than 12,000 retired and working business professionals who help entrepreneurs launch and grow their companies by offering free, confidential mentoring and low-fee workshops on subjects vital to the success of any small business. A resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration, SCORE has helped more than 8.5 million entrepreneurs since 1964.
For more information or to set up an appointment, visit SCOREBergen on the web at www.bergen.score.org or call our Hackensack office at 201-336-6090.
Bergen County Administrative Offices
One Bergen County Plaza, Room 5B
Hackensack, NJ 07601 201-336-6090