Starting a Small Business – Part 3


Intellectual Property

Join Savvy Ladies Board Member Amy B. Goldsmith on March 2nd as she explains the importance of intellectual property protection for your small business. Amy will review how to

  • choose a protectable brand name and slogan and gain nationwide rights

  • determine whether your concept is patentable

  • create and protect copyrightable content

  • ensure that your business is the owner of IP rights developed on its behalf by vendors

You can watch Part 1: Working from Home for Yourself HERE and Part 2: What do you need to know to protect yourself HERE. Don’t miss Part 4: Cybersecurity and Privacy HERE.

About Amy:

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As chair of the firm’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Group and a partner in its Intellectual Property Group, Amy B. Goldsmith guides clients through the legal aspects inherent in building immediately recognizable brands, developing desirable products and services, and devising strategic IP plans to mitigate risk. She helps clients navigate all stages of their development, from idea conception and protection, through funding, manufacturing, and enforcement.

Amy designs commercially responsive privacy policies, terms of use, end-user licenses, and software-as-a-service agreements as well as counsels clients on privacy and cybersecurity issues. Taking into consideration all jurisdictions to which her clients would be subject to regulations, she ensures that her clients meet all requirements set forth under global privacy laws, including the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation, New York’s Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD Act), and the California Consumer Privacy Act. With respect to IP risk management, Amy advises clients on U.S. and non-U.S. trademark due diligence, patent strategy, and copyright compliance.

Amy protects her clients’ global interests across multiple industries, including:

  • Fashion

  • Cosmetics

  • Pet products

  • Publishing

  • Medical devices

  • Restaurants and food

  • Exercise equipment

  • Web-based business applications and telecommunications platforms

  • Consumer and designer goods

Amy has served as vice president of the New York Women’s Bar Association and co-manages its continuing legal education programs. She also teaches CLE programs for Lawline. In addition, Amy belongs to the American Bar Association and the International Trademark Association (INTA) and is on the board of directors of Savvy Ladies, a nonprofit whose mission is to educate women to be financially savvy. Amy previously served on TedxTimesSquare’s advisory board.

Before joining Tarter Krinsky & Drogin, Amy was a partner at Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman, P.C.

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