[June Luncheon] Is This Legal? Practical Law Advice for Communicators

June 11, 2018  |  Meeting Info

THE PANEL

William S. Pylant, Martinson & Beason, P. C.
Will Pylant is an associate with Martinson & Beason, P. C., primarily practicing in the areas of estate planning, estate litigation, and general civil litigation. Will holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Alabama and received his Juris Doctor from Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

Christopher L. Lockwood, Wilmer & Lee, P.A.
Chris Lockwood is a shareholder with the law firm of Wilmer & Lee, P.A. Originally from Macon, Georgia, Chris received his undergraduate degree from Mercer University. He graduated from the University of Georgia School of Law in 2009. While in law school, Chris was an editorial board member of the Journal of Intellectual Property Law, and he authored an article on patent law published in the Albany Law Journal of Science and Technology, a well-respected law journal on intellectual property issues. Chris’s practice focuses on representing business clients with a variety of issues, including intellectual property rights.

George P. Kobler, KoblerIP, LLC
George Kobler is an Intellectual Property attorney and founder of the firm, KoblerIP, LLC, which focuses on procuring and enforcing intellectual property rights, including patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets. He counsels both established businesses and start-up companies, helping the company design best practices to acquire and protect valuable IP assets. Mr. Kobler received a B.S. in Mathematics from the United States Naval Academy and his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law.

 

THE TOPIC

The waters of intellectual property law are often murky, yet PR practitioners are expected to navigate them on a regular basis. Hear from local attorneys Christopher Lockwood, George Kobler, and Will Pylant on how communicators can protect our brands and copyrights, get tips on negotiating contracts with freelancers, learn to navigate social media issues, and other best practices.

 

THE DETAILS

When: Wednesday, June 20

11:30 AM Networking & Lunch

11:30 AM Networking & Lunch

12:00 PM NAPRCA Updates

12:15 PM Speaker Begins

1:00 PM Wrap Up

 

Where: Redstone Federal Credit Union

GPS Address: 220 Wynn Drive NW, Huntsville, AL 35893

Price: $20 for Non-Members, $15 for Members, $12 for Students

See you on Wednesday, June 20!


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