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Meet The Expert on How to Protect Your Company’s Intellectual Property Across Borders: Strategies and Best Practices

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Many businesses have intellectual property assets like copyrights, trademarks, patents, designs, and trade secrets to protect, but it can be really difficult to know where to start, and how to best allocate your budget, when you have so many options. 
For one thing, intellectual property rights, such as patents or trademarks, are typically limited by jurisdiction, so getting them protected in the US does not mean that someone won’t be able to copy these assets – or even worse – file for their protection before you do – in another territory. In addition, when you are starting a business, you don’t necessarily have a budget to invest in the protection of your intellectual property in the US, let alone in countries where you are not even sure you will ever have a presence.
And yet, IP is often a critical piece of the value of your company, and investing in your IP early on often pays off many times over the life of your business.

With over fifteen years of experience as an IP lawyer in Europe and in the US, our expert will lead you through this complex process and help you make sound decisions when it comes to the protection of your IP throughout the world.


Béatrice Martinet is a partner at the San Francisco office of Sideman & Bancroft. Her practice focuses primarily on intellectual property litigation, arbitration and transactional work for clients in a wide range of sectors, including in the computer, technology, software, publishing, pharmaceutical, food and beverage, and fashion industries. She is licensed to practice in Europe and in California, and specializes in all aspects of intellectual property prosecution and enforcement, with a special emphasis on global IP protection, grey market and complex transborder issues. Prior to joining the US firm Sideman & Bancroft as a partner, she practiced for 10 years in France, notably in the Paris IP departments of two large international law firms, Salans (now Dentons) and Bird & Bird. She can be reached at



Who? Experts & up to 12 participants
How? Our expert will tell you all about the theme of the day and will save some time for questions
When? Thursday, February 7th, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where? FACCSF's office, 26 O'Farrell Street, #500, San Francisco, CA 94108 (map)
Why? Learn and network
Price? Free for members – Non-members: $35

February 7th, 2019 5:30 PM   through   7:30 PM
26 O'Farrell Street
Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94108-CA
United States
Phone: +1 (415) 442 4717
Event Fee(s)
Event Fee(s) $ 35.00
Free for members $ 0.00