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  • Description
    With the internet making information available to anyone with wifi, intellectual property protection is more relevant than ever. This CLE course will explain the principal elements of Intellectual Property Protection, the process, international considerations and common misconceptions. The recent passage of the Defend Trade Secrets Act, the first federal civil cause of action for trade secrets, will be introduced. The second part of the CLE course will be built upon the foundation of the first and will focus more specifically on issues related to attorneys’ use of technology. Issues such as e-Discovery, e-Filing, social media, websites and cloud computing as they relate to client confidentiality and protections will be reviewed. The course will also introduce relevant portions of the Florida Rules for Civil Procedure and Florida Rules of Judicial Administration
  • Instructor Bio

    Greg Popowitz

    Greg Popowitz is an associate in our Fort Lauderdale office. He is a Registered Patent Attorney with the United States Patent & Trademark Office and focuses his practice on Intellectual Property. Mr. Popowitz helps clients protect their Intellectual Property through patent, trademark, and copyright law. This includes the prosecution of patents and trademarks, evaluating new inventions and technology, and litigation. Mr. Popowitz enjoys counseling clients on the various mechanisms available to protect their Intellectual Property, which will ultimately add value to their business.

    Mr. Popowitz's practice also includes Business Litigation & Dispute Resolution and Creditors Rights and Bankruptcy. His experience includes creditor rights litigation, general business litigation, appeals, and securitizations.

    Prior to his legal career, Mr. Popowitz worked as a product engineer for Visteon Corporation, a former subsidiary of Ford Motor Company. He focused on the design and manufacturing of chassis driveline components. Specifically, he worked on current and forward model driveshaft design, durability and prototype testing, and traveled to assembly plants where he consulted with operating managers regarding ongoing improvement actions. During his time with Visteon Corp., Mr. Popowitz learned valuable Six Sigma techniques to design, measure, analyze, improve, and control (DMAIC) quality issues.

    Outside the office, Mr. Popowitz is actively involved with the Georgia Tech Fort Lauderdale Alumni Network. He organizes events for student meet & greets, athletic game watches, volunteer activities, and other meetings to bring local Georgia Tech Alumni together to support the community. Mr. Popowitz also enjoys woodworking, home improvement projects, and golf. Born in Miami, Mr. Popowitz now lives in Cooper City, FL.