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Money Matters: Tips to Protect Consumers

May 2, 2009 by · Comments Off
Filed under: American Indian, Business, Government Contracting, Trademark Articles 

The Federal Trade Commission has posted some online educational videos that offer tips to protect consumers.   Some of the topics include:

  • Federal Grant Scam;
  • Phishing Scams;
  • Dealing with Debt;
  • Debt Collection:  Know Your Rights;
  • Filing a Complaint with the FTC;
  • Your Home; and
  • Other Topics.

For more information, go to the FTC money matters video site.

Future for Licensing & IP

April 10, 2009 by · Comments Off
Filed under: Inventor & Entrepreneur Updates, Uncategorized 

The Federal Trade Commission is examining that issue through a series of public hearings, the next of which will take place:

When:  Friday, April 17 from 9:30 – 4:30
Who: FTC
Where:601 New Jersey Avenue, NW

http://www.ftc.gov/bc/workshops/ipmarketplace/apr17/agenda.pdf

LES Past President Jim Malackowski, CEO of Ocean Tomo, will offer the keynote address followed by several panel discussions featuring business and academic experts on the emergence of new business models for IP transactions.  These hearings may lead to new regulations or policy recommendations for licensing transactions and IP valuation. Preregistration is not required.  For more information on the FTC hearings, visit http://www.ftc.gov/bc/workshops/ipmarketplace/