Thursday, May 28
10:00 AM PDT / 1900 CEST
Intellectual property includes patents, trademarks, and copyrights. In this engaging webinar Washington DC-based attorney Chunnie Wright (also an ATTA member and AdventureEDU facilitator) will share tips on how you can increase the value of your business by developing and protecting your intellectual property. She will also cover how to avoid claims of infringement, which can take a heavy toll on your business.
- The difference between patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets and how they are used in the adventure travel industry
- Benefits of registering your trademarks and copyrights in the U.S. and other key markets
- How to protect and enforce your intellectual property rights in the U.S. and abroad, including through non-disclosure agreements, cease-and-desist notices, online monitoring, takedown requests, trademark proceedings, border actions, and domain name dispute procedures
- How to avoid claims of infringement
- Steps you can take today to develop an IP protection strategy
This is a special preview of an AdventureEDU course available for customization. AdventureEDU offers online and in-destination training across all aspects of successful adventure tourism businesses. Other course topics include Safety Management, Sales, Operational Topics, Marketing, Guide Training and more.
Guest Presenter and AdventureEDU Facilitator:
Chun Wright is the owner of Law Office of Chun T. Wright, which is based in Washington, DC. Chun’s passion is serving the legal needs of the adventure travel community to help companies build, grow, sustain and protect their businesses. She combines her extensive legal experience and industry insight to create tailor-made legal solutions for her clients. Chun advises her clients on a variety of legal issues, including contracts, risk management, international business, dispute resolution, regulatory compliance, intellectual property (copyright and trademark), Internet and e-commerce, and litigation. She represents companies of all sizes, from start-up to large corporations, and in all stages of the business life cycle. Chun is an active member of the ATTA and has presented a number of webinars and workshops for ATTA members, including at the Adventure Travel World Summit.
A lifelong traveler, Chunnie lived in Italy for three years and has explored over 50 countries in Asia, Europe, Latin America and Africa. Some of her most exciting adventures include the Everest Base Camp trek, camel riding at India’s Sam sand dunes, rock climbing in Thailand, close encounters with wildlife in South Africa and Namibia, scuba diving in Fiji, and learning how to surf in Barbados. Chunnie received her law degree from UC Berkeley (Boalt Hall) and undergraduate business degree from the University of Texas at Austin.