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May 12, 2023

Join us Friday, May 12 for an Export Coffee Talk about International Intellectual Property Management.

Attorneys Russ Racine and Charlie Raphun with North Carolina-based law firm, Cranfill Sumner LLP, will lead the discussion to highlight trade-offs with respect to international patents, trademarks, and data privacy considerations. Their talk will include some stories of tough lessons learned and will ensure that participants understand the realities of protections provided through these legal tools.

About the Speakers:

Russ Racine

Russ Racine is a registered patent attorney and represents clients in all aspects of intellectual property focussing primarily on litigation. He litigates cases related to patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade dress, and trade secrets. Russ routinely counsels clients on how best to obtain trademark registrations, domestically and internationally, and how to deal with other parties who are infringing or about to infringe his client’s intellectual property.

Charlie Raphun

Charlie Raphun is a commercial and technology law attorney, with over 25 years of experience in the technology industry. He provides transactional services and pragmatic counsel to businesses for implementing compliance programs, managing intellectual property portfolios and developing risk management systems. He is registered to practice before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and is also a North Carolina CPA.