Know Your Intellectual Property Rights

          How Business Owners Can Protect their Brands


Friday December 14, 2018 
10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Registration at 10:00 AM


Fort Bend County Library - University Branch
14010 University Boulevard
Sugar Land, TX 77479

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Lalitha Raman

About Us:
SCORE is an all-volunteer group with real-world business experience, dedicated to your success.

Our Mission: Help small Businesses succeed.
Our Mantra: We educate, counsel, mentor.

Founded in 1964, SCORE is a non-profit association and a Resource Partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration.
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The workshop will discuss how your designs, logos, business name, or inventions can be protected.

This workshop will examine:

  1. What is intellectual property and how is it protected?
  2. What is the difference between patents, trademarks and copyrights?
  3. Simple steps to protect product or service names

Presented by:  Usha Menon, D’Ambrosio & Menon P.L.L.C.

Usha is a registered patent attorney in the Sugar Land area. She has over 13 years of experience in the patent law field representing individual entrepreneurs, small corporations, large publicly held corporations and venture capitalists. Usha's practice focuses on domestic and foreign patent prosecution, patent portfolio management, and intellectual property counseling for clients in the chemical, medical devices, financial, manufacturing and information technology industries. She has also filed and prosecuted both U.S. and foreign trademark applications, drafted validity and infringement opinions, and performed due diligence investigations of intellectual property assets.

This service is provided as a general guide to the U.S. patent and trademark process, laws and sources of further information. Information discussed via this forum will not create an agent-client/attorney-client relationship, nor is it a substitute for professional advice regarding a specific transaction or the laws of a particular jurisdiction.