Southeastern SBDC offers seminar on intellectual capital


Wednesday, January 22, 2020 
by: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Small Business Development Center is collaborating with the St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce and the Law Firm Carver Darden in offering a seminar on intellectual capital titled “Protecting Your Company’s Intellectual Property: What Every Business Needs to Know.” Scheduled Feb. 11, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., the seminar will be held at the Northshore Technical Community College STEM Campus, located at 65556 Centerpoint Blvd. in Lacombe.
     Topics to be covered include the following: the definition of intellectual property, general intellectual property law, patents, trademarks, copyright and trade secrets, and how to use intellectual property to build and protect competitive advantage.
     Speakers for the seminar are Emily Gummer and Todd Ower, attorneys at law with Carver Darden.
     Cost to attend the seminar is $5 for St. Tammany Chamber members and $10 for non-members. Lunch is included and is sponsored by Metairie Bank Northshore.
     To register for the seminar, contact Hope Walley at 985-273-3008 or

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