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Tampa Bay Innovation Center Hosts June TECH Talk

June 09, 2015
By Tampa Bay Innovation Center

Tampa Bay Innovation Center, an innovation and entrepreneurship center, will hold its June TECH Talk program on Tuesday, June 9, at 8:30 a.m. at Microsoft Headquarters offices, 5426 Bay Center Dr., Suite 700, Tampa.

            June’s program, “Protect Your Brand – Essentials!” will be presented by Chris Paradies, president of intellectual property law firm Paradies Law P.A. and chairman of the Tampa Innovation Center board of directors.  Paradies will discuss what a brand is, how startups can position their brand 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 through the Tampa Bay Innovation Center and other nonprofit organizations.

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