Illinois International Business Calendar
Apr. 30 STOPFAKES ROADSHOW
Event organized by the U.S. Department of Commerce, sponsored and hosted by K&L Gates LLP, and supported by the: Illinois District Export Council; Illinois Office of Trade & Investment; International Trade Association of Greater Chicago; Organization of Women in International Trade; Women Entrepreneurs Grow Global. Experts from multiple government agencies will deliver critical information about intellectual property to audiences that need it most – start-ups, entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized businesses, independent creators, and inventors. Participants will receive information on a range of topics, including: identifying and protecting their various intellectual property assets; mechanisms for obtaining IP protection in overseas markets; strategies for determining where to seek protection; and the value of copyright and trade secrets protection to their businesses. Presentations will also address how to combat counterfeits on international e-commerce sites and what additional government resources are available to help U.S. business bolster intellectual property protections. 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., K&L Gates, 70 West Madison Street, Chicago. Fee: $45.
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