In this course, taught by practicing intellectual property attorney and Harvard Law School alumnus Alexandre Montagu, you will be learn a basic informational-
The first class deals with trademarks, one of the most frequently misunderstood areas of IP law. You will learn why a trademark search is something that you absolutely need and why you should not attempt to conduct it yourself. The second class discusses copyrights and patents. You’ll learn what is and is not protected by copyright law.
The third class takes a closer look at the online world and intellectual property. You’ll gain perspective on the interaction between trademarks and domain names.The course wraps up with a class on licensing and non-core IP rights, such as the Right of Publicity. In each class, Montagu discusses recent or noteworthy cases that illustrate the concepts he teaches. Learn more at https://www.soundviewpro.com/
What You’ll Learn
•Why you need to start any new business venture with a trademark search.
•How to test the strength of your desired trademark.
•General rules for what is and is not protected by copyright.
•How copyright is impacted by the new business models of today’s economy.
•The interaction between trademarks and domain names.
•Licensing and Non-Core IP Rights.
Alexandre Montagu started his career in 1991 at Sullivan & Cromwell, LLP in New York City. After S&C, he established MontaguLaw, focusing on intellectual property law, international commercial transactions, and new media commercial and corporate law. His clients range from startup enterprises to Fortune 500 companies and his practice encompasses a variety of industries. Montagu also serves a General Counsel to a number of companies. He received his J.D. with honors from Harvard Law School and his undergraduate degree from Princeton University, graduating summa cum laude. He also has a B.A. and M.A. in Law from the Univesity of Cambridge where he received Double First Class Honors.
SoundviewPro is a fast-growing library of self-paced video training courses focused around the business and technical skills necessary to succeed in the business world today. Every course is free of charge and consists of a group of classes broken up into sections. Every section contains a short video which allows for easy display on mobile devices and tablets. Each instructor is an expert in their field and Soundview brings that expertise to bear in these concise, skill-based courses. Visit http://www.soundviewpro.com for more information about SoundviewPro.