Houston Protecting Intellectual Property

Date: June 11, 2019

Consider attending the Intellectual Property Seminar /STOPfakes.gov Roadshow coming to Houston on June 11.

This is a unique opportunity for IP Professionals and the companies they represent to learn from IPR experts from key government agencies. Take a look at the topics and speakers listed below.  I ask that you consider attending and particularly that you share this information with your business network, clients and colleagues.

What You Need to Know

When: 8:30AM-5:00PM, June 11, 2019 (Registration & Breakfast begins at 8:30 AM)
Where: Houston Community College, 1010 W. Sam Houston Parkway, North-Room 115-Eagle Room
Cost: $65 per person (includes breakfast and lunch)

Register here or go to www.houstondec.org/events.

This event takes place once this year in Texas and only in Houston. Don’t miss out

Speakers and topics covered at this event include:

Protecting your Patents in the US

Peter Choi, Lead Supervisory Patent Examiner Texas Regional - United States Patent and Trademark Office

Copyright and Your Business's Creative Works:

Jaylen S. Johnson ,Attorney-Advisor

Office of Registration Policy & Practice

United States Copyright Office



Protecting your Trademarks in the US

Megan Hoyt, Regional Outreach Officer Texas Regional - United States Patent and Trademark Office

CBP’s IPR Border Enforcement Regime

Lauren Phillips, Attorney-Advisor

USCBP|Regulations and Rulings |IPR Branch

U.S. Customs and Border Protection, DHS



Protecting your Business from Trade Secret Theft - The Insider Threat and the Current Foreign Threat

Michael Morgan Special Agent

FBI Houston Field Office

How am I Going to Pay for All This? Financing Solutions for IP

Alale Allal, Regional Export Finance Manager, Texas & Oklahoma|Office of International Trade US SBA



Protecting your IP in Export Markets

Benjamin Hardman, Office of Intellectual Property Rights Industry & Analysis U.S. Department of Commerce | International Trade Administration

Representing America’s Genius to the World: IP in Diplomacy

David Henry, Foreign Affairs Officer

Office of Intellectual Property Enforcement

U.S. Department of State

Plus One-on-One 10 minute consult sessions, On-site help with Trademark and Copyright Recordation and Copyright Registration Application assistance.