“Top 5 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know About Protecting Their Intellectual Property.”

The “Small Business Series” is a program geared for small businesses and is sponsored by Hellmuth & Johnson and Twin Cities MetroIBA. 

Our program on April 27th will feature Alex Farrell, an IP attorney with Hellmuth & Johnson. Alex will discuss:

• The basic differences between patents, trademarks, trade secrets, and copyrights
• The benefits of trademark registration for your business
• When do I need a patent?
• What should I do if I already have a patent?
• How does copyright affect me and why should I register my copyright?

Date & Time

Thursday, January 26th, 2017
7:30am – Registration & Networking
8:00am to 9:00am – Program
*Continental breakfast will be provided*


Alex Farrell has helped clients in matters ranging from patent enforcement, to helping businesses grow and protect their trademark, copyright, and trade secret assets. Alex has experience in intellectual property licensing, as well as helping clients to safeguard their assets in employment and independent contractor agreements.   

With questions contact Samantha at [email protected] or at (952) 746-2151.