Klemchuk LLP Partner Kirby Drake to Present Free CLE at VENUE

Klemchuk LLP, a leading intellectual property (IP), internet, business, and technology law firm, announces that Kirby Drake, partner, will present a free CLE for VENUE on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 12:00pm. Drake will speak on “Counseling Clients About the Perils and Pitfalls of Do-It-Yourself IP.” The presentation addresses the woes of do-it-yourself IP, particularly focusing on patents and trademarks. She will discuss some of the most common mistakes made when online legal solutions or other do-it-yourself options are used to attempt to obtain patent or trademark protection. Drake will also provide some tips for getting on the right path either before or after these do-it-yourself options have been utilized.

VENUE is a new concept created by co-founder Jim Chester, which provides a professional and secure workspace to attorneys, as well as the resources, training and networking they need to succeed. VENUE is not a law firm, but provides work and meeting space, training and other resources for 100+ independent attorneys, in-house counsel and law firm partners. VENUE creates a collaborative, economically efficient environment that looks and feels like a law firm, but without the conflicts, entanglements, and obligations of a traditional law firm.

VENUE, will provide a complimentary lunch at the event, as well as complimentary valet at The Republic Tower, however RSVP is required. Click here to reserve your spot.

Drake’s presentation and blogs about Perils and Pitfalls of Do-It-Yourself IP can be found on our website.

About the Firm:

Klemchuk LLP is a litigation, intellectual property, transactional, and international business law firm dedicated to protecting innovation. The firm provides tailored legal solutions to industries including software, technology, retail, real estate, consumer goods, ecommerce, telecommunications, restaurant, energy, media, and professional services. The firm focuses on serving mid-market companies seeking long-term, value-added relationships with a law firm. Learn more about experiencing law practiced differentlyand our local counselpractice. 

The firm publishes Intellectual Property Trends (latest developments in IP law), Conversations with Innovators (interviews with thought leaders), Leaders in Law (insights from law leaders), Culture Counts (thoughts on law firm culture and business), and Legal Insights (in-depth analysis of IP, litigation, transactional, and international law).

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