Lecture Series: Sharing and Protecting Your Creative Work
The Entrepreneurship Program at Cogswell College is pleased to announce its Spring 2012 Lecture Series, together with the Spring 2012 Special Topics course, Intellectual Property and the Digital Arts.
Guest speakers will include lawyers, entrepreneurs and deep thinkers on topics related to sharing and protecting your creative work.
- March 7: Copyright vs. Community in the Age of Computer Networks With Richard Stallman from the Free Software Foundation
- March 21: US Constitutional Law, the Court System and Your Work Please join us as Michael Hindus from Pillsbury Law presents a free information session on US constitutional law and its complex relationship to Intellectual Property law.
- March 28: How to Protect Your Creative Work With Paul Hickman from The TIPS Group RSVP HERE
- April 4: Software Patents and Infringement Detection With Bob Zeidman from Software Analysis and Forensic Engineering Corporation RSVP HERE
- April 11: Copyright Law and Fair Use With Daniel Nazer from The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School RSVP HERE
- April 18: Creative Commons Licenses With Jessica Coates from Creative Commons RSVP HERE
- April 25: Legal Resources for Entrepreneurs With an amazing group of entrepreneurs for a panel discussion RSVP HERE
To register for one or more of these lectures, please visit the following link: Spring Lecture Series RSVP.
The lectures are Wednesday evenings, 7-9:30, in the Dragon's Den on the Cogswell campus. Lectures are open to the public at no cost. We do ask that you RSVP for each event if you are planning to attend.
Please contact us about how to make these lectures available at your site even if you don't want to enroll for college credit.
Want to know more about protecting your work? We have a course for that, for the details, click here.
ENT 599: Intellectual Property and the Digital Arts
A hands-on introduction to digital intellectual property law, covering copyright, patents, licenses, trademarks, and trade secrets. Geared towards providing the essential knowledge and experience in the legal aspects of digital technology to students of all majors, guest speakers representing a broad range of industries, backgrounds, and legal areas of specialization will present throughout the course. Topics include US vs. international copyright law, patents and the America Invents Act, Creative Commons licenses, and relationships between technology, copyright law, and the public.
Seriously interested in this topic but can't make it down to Sunnyvale? Take our college course online and we'll stream the lectures to a remote location. For more information about the course, see here. Class size is limited, sign up now!
Visit these links to view the ENT599 Syllabus:
Contact Us: Entrepreneurship Program Director, Debby Hindus