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- Music education and education reform legislation and funding
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- Import/export laws
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Advancing Music: Public Policy, Music Education and Music Making
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Intellectual Property (IP) Forum @ Summer NAMM "Creators, Innovators, Fabricators"
Thursday, July 11, 5:00-6:00 p.m. CDT
2013 Summer NAMM
Music City Center, Room 205
Music product creators, innovators, fabricators, business owners and managers concerned about securing and protecting intellectual property as vital to their businesses are encouraged to attend NAMM's IP Forum @ Summer NAMM.
Report from NAMM IP Academy held at USPTO in Alexandria, VA, May 2013
- Daniel Cooper, CEO, Coopercopia LLC
- Melanie R. Dyer, President, Coopercopia LLC
- John Chandler, President, Pro Stage Gear
- Gordon Roberts, Sales/Marketing Manager, Nova Strings Inc.
- John Kiser, President, Magic Valve Audio
- Rolf D. Seichter, President, New Business Development for VTech Contract Mfg. Div.
Issues update: IP legislation and regulation
Updates on available resources from USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office)
NOTE - IP Forum will end at 6 p.m., in time for the "Insight: Hard-Earned Wisdom from Industry Icons" event in the Davidson Ballroom.