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Trademarks: What you need to know for your small business

April 19, 2022 | 5:30 pm  –  7:00 pm


In today’s market, brands play a crucial role in distinguishing the goods and services of a small business. Those unique names, logos, and/or designs, also known as trademarks, enable customers to quickly recognize and patronize a small business’s products.  Through trademark protection, small businesses can protect their reputation and prevent others from selling counterfeit goods and services. This is why it’s never too early or late to think about trademark protection for your products and services! Join us for this webinar to learn; 

Why trademarks are important to any small businessHow to acquire trademark rights
How to select trademarksPractical tips for protecting trademarks

Who should attend?

We strongly encourage low income BIPOC small business owners to attend. Small business owners, entrepreneurs, and business minded individuals curious about trademarks and how they can be a tool for small business growth are also welcome to join.

About the Presenter

Ijeoma Unachukwu, LLM, CIPP/US (she/her/hers) leads the small business work at Communities Rise where she provides transactional and advisory support to small businesses on business, intellectual property, and privacy law issues. Prior to joining Communities Rise, she worked in-house in a Seattle-based technology company where she advised on the launch of several cutting-edge technologies across the world, negotiated and drafted intellectual property agreements, and advised on privacy compliance. Ijeoma has a master’s degree in Intellectual Property Law and Policy from the University of Washington School of Law and is a US Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). She is currently a New York licensed attorney.

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