Bowie & Jensen Will Host Educational Seminar on Trademark and Copyright Basics For Every Business on October 12, 2012

TOWSON, Md., Sept. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Bowie & Jensen, a leading business law firm, will hold its next monthly educational seminar on trademark and copyright basics for every business on October 12, 2012 at 7:30 am at Bowie & Jensen, located on the 6th Floor of the Susquehanna Building at the corner of E. Susquehanna & Washington Aves.   Attorneys Kim Grimsley and Pamela Riewerts will talk about trademark and copyright basics for every business.

Many businesses do not realize that they have intellectual property rights that are valuable to their business, such as trademarks and copyrights.  In addition, many businesses may think they own intellectual property rights in a work that they paid a third party to develop (which often is not the case).   Kim and Pamela will discuss what trademarks and copyrights are, and why business owners and entrepreneurs should be concerned about identifying and protecting trademarks and copyrighted material.  They will also discuss basic steps to take in protecting these rights.

Bowie & Jensen‘s seminar is free and open to any business owner. Space is limited so participants must register in advance.

Registration is easy. Email with your name, your company’s name, address, phone number, and email address.  You will receive an email confirmation the next business day.  Please register early to ensure your spot.  If you have any questions, please contact Michael Siri at or by phone 410.583.2400.

Ms. Grimsley is a partner in Bowie & Jensen’s Intellectual Property department and heads the Trademark Group for the firm. She has been recognized as a legal “Rising Star” by the Super Lawyers publication. Ms. Grimsley’s practice concentrates on intellectual property, Internet, computer, social media marketing and business law matters.  Her work encompasses the protection, acquisition, use and licensing of trademarks, copyrights, and computer hardware and software.  She regularly counsels clients through the entire trademark process, beginning with assessing the availability of a mark and continuing through the application process, obtaining the registration and ultimately maintaining the registration.  Her trademark practice is not limited to the United States, but includes trademark protection internationally as well.

Ms. Riewerts is an associate in the firm’s litigation and intellectual property group.  She has experience in patent, trademark, copyright and related litigation and joined Bowie & Jensen after handling complex business and corporate litigation matters for large New York City and Washington, D.C. firms.  She also served as private intellectual property counsel for several established businesses.  Her work included conducting trademark clearance and infringement investigations, coordinating enforcement efforts on behalf of clients, reviewing marketing materials and editorial publications for trademark compliance, and drafting non-disclosure and non-compete agreements designed to protect a client’s trade secrets.

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