Where innovation gets down to business.


Date:  Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Time: 8:30 - 10:30 am
Cost:  Free (but registration is requested) 
Location:  Microsoft, 5426 Bay Center Drive, Tampa, FL
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"Protect Your Brand - Essentials!" 

Chris Paradies, president of intellectual property law firm Paradies Law P.A. and chairman of the Tampa Bay Innovation Center's board of directors, will discuss what a brand is, how each startup can position their brands to maximize its value, the importance of registering trademarks, how to protect a brand from cyberbullying and online infringers, and five mistakes that can devastate a brand's value.

Paradies is an international speaker, a Florida Bar-certified intellectual property attorney and registered patent attorney who has advised hundreds of businesses on capturing, protecting and growing their intellectual property.  He is dedicated to helping entrepreneurs and donates his time as a volunteer mentor and adviser.

Presented by Tampa Bay Innovation Center, TECH Talk is the area's premier networking and education event developed specifically to meet the interests of the local technology community.  Attendees include new and start-up technology companies, as well as entrepreneurs and those interested in the growth and success of technology innovation and entrepreneurism in the Tampa Bay area.   


There is no fee to attend, but registration is requested.