Learn strategies for protecting your intellectual property rights

Tuesday, July 24 in Seattle, 8:45 a.m. – 4:40 p.m.

The U.S. Commercial Service brings its STOPfakes.gov Roadshow to Seattle this month with tips to help you protect your intellectual property in global markets. Speakers from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) and others will deliver critically important information about protecting intellectual property to the audience that needs it most – start-ups, entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized businesses, independent creators and inventors.

You will learn:

How to identify and protect the various intellectual property (IP) assets you have

The mechanisms for obtaining IP protection in overseas markets and strategies for determining where you should seek protection

How to record your mark with customs, with on-site help, in order to exclude counterfeit goods from entering the United States

How to combat counterfeits on international e-commerce sites; and about government resources available to help U.S. business with intellectual property issues

For more information or to register, please visit the event page (https://www.eventbrite.com/e/stopfakesgov-roadshow-seattle-tickets-45864091733) , or contact Janet Bauermeister, USEAC, at Janet.Bauermeister@trade.gov.

- Department of Commerce