DAYTON and CINCINNATI, Ohio, June 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr. Harry J. Guttman, Esq., Of Counsel Attorney with Stipkala LLC, was an invited speaker and panel discussion participant at the 2010 Central Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society (CeRMACS) held in Dayton, Ohio June 16-19, 2010. The 2010 CeRMACS attracted over 400 participants and focused on small business development and new technologies in addition to traditional chemical disciplines.
Dr. Guttman's presentation entitled "Intellectual Property 101 for Entrepreneurial Companies" was part of the CeRMACS Small Chemical Business Symposium. Dr. Guttman highlighted the importance of patents, trade secrets, trademarks, and copyrights to the development and capitalization of the entrepreneurial business enterprise. He also discussed the value gained through establishing and safeguarding patent portfolios by, for example, avoiding common small business mistakes.
Dr. Guttman is an intellectual property attorney with a Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. His ten years in intellectual property law includes his experience as a patent examiner at the USPTO. Dr. Guttman is an Of Counsel Attorney and heads the Cincinnati office of the intellectual property law firm Stipkala LLC, a silver sponsor of CeRMACS 2010. Stipkala LLC, with offices in South Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Washington DC, strives to ensure every client receives the best representation for every matter, every tim