BL Speer & Associates

 

Presentations

Brenda Speer and Danette Lilja are available to speak to your organization on intellectual property law and other legal issues of interest to you.

Presentations:

Presented Intellectual Property Jabberwocky to:
- University of Denver, Business Law Class (February 2013)
- eWomen (December 2010)
- Southern Colorado Women's Chamber of Commerce (October 2010)
- El Paso County Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm Section (January 2010)
- Peak Venture Group, Middle Market Executives (May 2009)
- Invention to Venture (February 2009)
- Mi Casa (July 2008)
- Vistage (May 2008)
- Rampart Rotary (April 2008)
- American Business Women Express Network (April 2008)
- SCORE of Colorado Springs (April 2008)
- Women Business Owners (September 2007)
- Creative Media Alliance of Colorado (July 2006)
- National Association of Purchasing Managers (April 2006)
- Pikes Peak Advertising Federation (May 2005)
- PeakImpact (March 2005)

Presented Legal Entities & Intellectual Property Law to:
- Colorado College Entrepreneurship Course (November 2010, March 2009, April 2008, February 2006, March 2005)
- Small Business Development Center NxLevel Course (September 2005, April 2005)

Presented Legal Issues in World Building to:
- Pikes Peak Writers (November 2005)

Presented A Primer on Licensing to:
- Colorado Independent Publishers Association (May 2006)

Presented Legal Issues for Non-Profit Boards to:
- Leadership Arts (April 2006)
- Artemis Biz Chicks Forum (November 2007)

Presented Legal Issues in Publishing to:
- Colorado Independent Publishers Association (March 2010, March 2007)

Presented Legal Issues in the Arts to:
- Business of Art Center (September 2007)

Presented Art Contracts to:
- Business of Art Center (October 2007)

Presented Intellectual Property for Creatives to:
- National League of American Pen Women, Inc., Pikes Peak Branch (March 2011)

Presented Facts in Fiction to:
- Pikes Peak Writers Conference (May 2019)
- Douglas County Libraries Writers Conference (October 2010)
- Pikes Peak Writers (July 2008)

Presented Trademark Basics to:
- COPPeR (Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region) (October 2012)

Presented Social Media & the Internet to:
- COPPeR (Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region) (November 2012)

Presented Just the FAQs Ma'am: Copyrights Demystified to:
- Pikes Peak Writers Conference (May 2019)
- National League of American Pen Women, Inc., Pikes Peak Branch (March 2012)
- Bemis School of Art, Photography Class (October 2015)
- Pikes Peak Community College, Photography Class (March 2016)
- University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, Business of Music Class (March 2013, February 2016)
- Pikes Peak Community College, Graphic Design Class (February 2012, September 2012, October 2015)
- Colorado Springs Webmasters (December 2011)
- COPPeR (Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region) (October 2012)
- Pikes Peak Writers Conference (May 2011)
- Douglas County Libraries Writers Conference (October 2010)
- Small Publishers Association of North America (April 2009)
- Colorado Web Professionals (March 2009)

Presented Choosing a Legal Entity to:
- Tri-Lakes Business Incubator (January 2012)
- Small Business Development Center (November 2011)

Presented US Patent and Trade Secret Law to:
- Grand Junction, CO, Business Incubator (May 2016)

Presented Introduction to US Patent Law to:
- Falcon High School, Geological Science Class (August 2012)

Presented Business of Law and Creativity to:
- National League of American Pen Women, Inc., Pikes Peak Branch (September 2012)

Presented The Paper(much)less Office to:
- El Paso County Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm Section (May 2013)
- Denver Bar Association (June 2013)

Presented Ethics and Marketing to:
- El Paso County Bar Association, Solo/Small Firm Section (August 2015)

Harnessing Our Legal Powers to Champion You!

Super Hero of the Law

Protecting your legal rights



Guardian of the Family Jewels

Protecting your personal assets



Cultivator of Brainchildren

Protecting your creative and technological works



Advocate of Artists & Entertainers

Protecting your arts and entertainment endeavors



Super Hero of the Law

Protecting your legal rights



Guardian of the Castle

Protecting your real property interests



Advocate of Enterprise

Protecting your business and its assets



Defender of Fair Use

Protecting your fair use of creative works



Policer of Infringement

Protecting your copyrights, patents and trademarks



Keeper of Secrets

Protecting your trade secrets and proprietary information



Policer of Infringement

Protecting your copyrights, patents and trademarks



Defender of Fair Use

Protecting your fair use of creative works



Advocate of Enterprise

Protecting your business and its assets