One of the foundations of a successful venture is intellectual property (IP). Having at least a basic understanding of the realities regarding IP rights, which allow one to manage the protection, sharing and commercialization of inventions and creative works is a most valuable part of entrepreneurship education.
Frequently asked questions about IP include:
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Phyllis T. Turner-Brim is Deputy General Counsel and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel at HP Inc., where she has global responsibility for all aspects of HP’s IP. Prior to HP, Phyllis was VP ACG at Starbucks where she led IP, technology, marketing, global supply chain, food safety and quality. Prior to Starbucks, Phyllis was VP, Chief IP Counsel at Intellectual Ventures Management LLC.
Jason Lott is the Attorney Advisor for Trademarks Customer Outreach at the United States Patent and Trademark Office, where he specializes in helping small business owners understand trademarks and the federal trademark registration process through live presentations, creative videos, and other multimedia platforms. He has been with the USPTO since 2000, previously serving as an Examining Attorney.