Tonkon Torp partner Parna Mehrbani provided an intellectual property overview at the February 22 Boost Your Business Legal Update event hosted by Business for a Better Portland. Parna explored how trademarks, copyrights, patents, and trade secrets work to safeguard a company’s intellectual property. She provided insight into the differences between each category of IP, and how owners can use registration to protect and enforce their intellectual property rights.
Business for a Better Portland is a business organization that fosters collaborative relationships between the business community, nonprofit organizations, and government to make a positive difference by supporting equitable access to capital, safe and efficient transportation, and affordable housing.
Parna is a partner at Tonkon Torp and is Co-Chair of its Intellectual Property and Information Privacy & Security practice groups. Her practice is focused on intellectual property, trademark and copyright registration, licensing and enforcement, and advising on intellectual property portfolios for local, national, and international companies. She also advises businesses on the management and security of personal data and the laws that regulate the collection, use, and protection of personal data.