The Forrest Firm’s Ed Timberlake, a board-certified specialist in trademark law and thought leader in the trademarks arena, will present on the topic of creative copyrights at the North Carolina Central University School of Law’s IP Mini-Con.
The IP Mini-Con is a half-day event taking place on November 4 on the campus of the NCCU School of Law at 640 Nelson Street in Durham. The event will include workshops, lunch, and a variety of performances from the NCCU community and Durham, featuring the NCCU Vocal Jazz Ensemble. The IP Mini-Con will also feature a music technology experience from Moogfest, the festival celebrating electronic music held annually in Durham, as well as a community art gallery featuring works of students and local artists.
The conference will offer comprehensive topical coverage of the world of intellectual property, bringing meaningful information about intellectual property laws, resources, and strategies to students, artists, writers, musicians, performers, inventors, and entrepreneurs. The event is free for students and $10 for members of the public.
In tandem with NCCU alumna and Tampa, Florida-based attorney Shaunette Stokes, the Forrest Firm’s Timberlake will conduct a workshop on the subject of “Copyright for Artists, Writers, Musicians, & Performers.”
Ed Timberlake joined the Forrest Firm in 2016 after operating his own law firm and working as a trademark examining attorney and copyright examiner at the United States Patent and Trademark Office. He focuses his practice on all aspects of trademark and copyright consultation, prosecution, and maintenance, both in the US and abroad.
Shaunette Stokes is the lead attorney and owner of Stokes Law Group in Tampa, founded in 2014. She earned her law degree from the NC Central School of Law in 2013.
For more information on the NCCU School of Law’s IP Mini-Con, visit www.law.nccu.edu/event/ip-mini-conference.