Free event in Yakima for growers Sept. 21 on intellectual property management

A free Intellectual Property Washington Summit for growers will be held Sept. 21 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Yakima, Washington.

The event will feature presentations by Proprietary Variety Management, a patent attorney, a trademark attorney, an expert on product naming and brand development, and an expert on enforcement topics with the U.S. Department of Justice. One of the featured speaker is Lynnell Brandt, left, president of Proprietary Variety Management.

The event will be held in two identical, three-hour sessions, one starting at 9 a.m. and another starting at 1 p.m. Attendance for each seminar is limited to 40 people.

People can register online

 Lynnell Brandt, left, president of Proprietary Variety Management, discusses licensing and grade standards of Cosmic Crisp apples during a field day in September in Quincy, Washington. At right is Ines Hanrahan, project manager for the Washington State Tree Fruit Research Commission.  Photo by Ross Courtney, Good Fruit Grower.

Lynnell Brandt, left, president of Proprietary Variety Management, discusses licensing and grade standards of Cosmic Crisp apples during a field day in September in Quincy, Washington. At right is Ines Hanrahan, project manager for the Washington State Tree Fruit Research Commission. Photo by Ross Courtney, Good Fruit Grower.