Introduction to Intellectual Property
Tuesdays, Jan. 8, March 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Learn the differences among the various types of intellectual property, and how best to protect your creative work.
Introduction to Patents & Patent Searching
Saturdays, Jan. 12, March 9, 10 a.m.-noon
Librarians from the Science & Technology division will explain the process of getting a U.S. patent, and show you how to do a preliminary patent search using the United States Patent & Trademark Office Web site. Basic computer skills and familiarity with the Internet is suggested.
Dominic Frisina and Patricia Smith are pleased to announce the opening of their new offices in the Stratford Place Office Complex, 4301 Darrow Road, Suite 1450, in Stow.
The firm opened its new location early in 2012 and will host an open house reception July 19 from 4:30 to 9 p.m. Refreshments and light fare will be served. Friends, clients and business associates are all welcome and can register for the event at http://tinyurl.com/FSOpenHouse.
Akron-area marketing professionals and business owners are invited to learn how to protect creative ideas, trade names and logos when Intellectual Property Attorney Doninic Frisina presents “The Law of Branding,” June 20, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the downtown location of the Akron-Summit County Library.
The seminar will instruct marketing professionals and business owners in practical ways to protect business value and brands. This seminar is targeted for anyone who is launching, marketing or advertising a business, product or service, including creative professionals and inventors. Topics to be covered include: Legal considerations when selecting a brand; How to watch out for trademark pitfalls; Indentifying and mitigating IP risks; and How to protect a brand.
The Akron-based intellectual property firm of Frisina and Smith, LLC have secured a patent for a unique design that pairs the U.S. Bill of Rights with an American flag in an “inventive arrangement."
The patent for the ornamental design was secured last July on behalf of its Akron-based client, the American Values Flag Company. The flags are now available for purchase online at www.AmVal.org. The flags are being distributed nationwide for use during Memorial Day remembrance ceremonies and Fourth of July celebrations.
With offices in Akron and Stow, Frisina and Smith, LLC, provides an array of business and intellectual property legal assistance to inventors, start-ups and established companies. The firm’s principals, Dominic Frisina, JD, MA and Patricia Smith, JD, LL.M focus on personal service designed to deliver business returns through the strategic use of IP and corporate law. The firm can be reached online at www.ipcorplaw.com or by calling (330) 777-0063.
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