Village Workshop: IP protection

February 4, 2015
February 4, 2015 9:00 AM
10:00 am
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IP Basics with SmartUp! Don't miss this two-part workshop that will help you understand the basics of intellectual property protection. Sign up for one or both workshops.
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In today's session we will cover:
Taking the rights steps to preserve your rights
Timing is everything!
Using Non-Disclosure Agreements
Trademark, Patent, and Copyright Filings
Understanding who owns your Contributions
What if my Partner and I made our project together?
Does my Employer own my intellectual property?
How do I make sure I keep my rights when I’m doing contract work?
About the Instructor
Yuri Eliezer, Intellectual Property Attorney at Founders Legal,
Chief Executive Officer at SmartUp
Yuri Eliezer heads up the intellectual property practice group of SmartUp. He specializes in preparing, developing and executing strategies for securing corporate intellectual property, portfolio development and maintenance, as well as negotiating and preparing licenses to intellectual property rights. He also assists companies with issues related to other areas of intellectual property such as copyright and trade secrets, as well as general business concerns. Clients he has served include Microsoft, Cisco, Cox, AT&T, General Electric, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Coca-Cola.
As an entrepreneur who saw the importance of early-stage patent protection, Yuri founded SmartUp® - an online patent filing platform designed for low-budget independent inventors and startup companies to secure their innovations. His work has attracted national media coverage and earned him partnership as a primary provider for intellectual property services in business incubators and accelerators across the nation.
Georgia State University, College of Law
Juris Doctorate
Georgia Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering
Bar Admissions
State of Georgia
United States Patent and Trademark Office