Season One, Episode Eight– A Fordham Foundry Workshop: Intellectual Property 101- An overview of patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets.

Episode Description: John J. Normile, Jr. (Fordham Law ‘88, Fordham BA ‘84), partner at an international law firm and Adjunct Professor of Law at Fordham, conducts a legal symposium for the Fordham Foundry regarding intellectual property. He provides an overview of patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.  This episode is the first of four podcasts in a series about intellectual property protection.


“Patents basically encourage innovation through the grant of a limited monopoly.” -John Normile
“There is nothing more impressive to a jury than a United States patent.” -John Normile
“Everything about trademarks is about the likelihood of confusion.” -John Normile

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