IDEAS TO ASSETS: A Practical Guide to Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks

IDEAS TO ASSETS: A Practical Guide to Patents, Copyrights and Trademarks

Thursday, October 3, 2019 10:00am to 12:00pm

Join us to learn about:

     A. Copyright for an “original work of authorship”

     B. Patent for “invention.”

     C. Trade secret protection for information that derives independent economic value from
          not being generally known to other persons who can obtain economic value from its use.

     D. Trademark/service mark protection for indicator of origin, such as one or more words,
          phrases, numbers, symbols, designs, colors, smells, sounds and combinations.

     E. Common Law Copyrights.

     F.  Federal Registration Rights.

About the organizer: The San Francisco Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides expert no-cost advising and workshops to guide small businesses to success. We work hands-on with entrepreneurs and business owners to address challenges, seize opportunities and help grow our client’s bottom line. For upcoming workshop information, visit

Follow us on social media to get the most updated workshop information:

@San Francisco SBDC


@San Francisco Small Business Development Center




Jacques Bidjima
Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
1650 Mission St #101A
San Francisco

Apply Now

It all starts here. Complete the application and submit your request. A member of the SBDC will follow up with you and help you achieve your small business goals -- at no cost to you.


As concerns continue about coronavirus (COVID-19), we’re here to help you navigate available resources, answer your business questions and be a trusted partner for your business
English French German Italian Portuguese Russian Spanish

Funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration. All opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the SBA or HSU Sponsored Programs Foundation.