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Resources

Intellectual Property

 “Fair Use Basics” —March 2019, Woodstock Public Library
“Fair Use Basics” — Apr 2018, Woodstock Chamber of Commerce

How Copyrights, Trademarks, and Fair Use effect web content and social media sharing. Get the basic Do’s and Don’ts for your business! A little knowledge up front can reduce risk and improve damage control systems.

“Protect Your Work!” — April 2019, Prairie Ridge HS Incubator
“Protect Your Work!” —June 2018, Woodstock Public Library
What is intellectual property? How are IP rights created? How do you protect it?  What is IP enforcement?

Intellectual Property & Licensing/Contracts

“An Overview: Royalty Structures and Licensing Agreements in IP Negotiating Power Considerations, Basic Agreement Provisions, & Royalty Structures” — May 2019, Chicago Inventors Organization

Copyright

 Learn more about copyright protection for your great ideas, and how Hibbs Law, LLC can help.

Patent

“Patent Basics” — January 2018, Chicago Kent Law School/USPTO Patent Hub
+Patent Basics Handout
Basic aspects of patentability and brief overview of application components.

Trademark

“Trademark Basics” — August 2018, Woodstock Chamber of Commerce
What is It? How does It Work? What is Infringement?

Business Entities

See how Hibbs Law, LLC can help your business or nonprofit get started on the right foot with sound planning, or get solid legal advice for your existing organization.

“Entities in Illinois” — April 2019, Prairie Ridge HS Incubator
Where to find the information, forms, laws, and other requirements to create a business entity in Illinois.

Biotechnology & Patents

“After Myriad: the Current State of Gene Patents” — April 2018 Chicago Bar Association, Intellectual Property Committee 

“Myriad-Go-Round: the Current State of Gene Patents” — March 2013 Chicago Bar Association, Intellectual Property Committee