Hickory – The Catawba Valley Paralegal Association (CVPA) will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, November 13, 6pm at Catawba Valley Community College Room WW120, in Hickory, NC. Local attorney, Laura Thomas, Senior Attorney with CommScope Inc., will present “Intellectual Property Basics.” Topics include Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights/Trade Secrets, Licensing, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Filing Applications and Cease & Desist Letters. One hour of general CPE (Certified Paralegal Education) credit has been approved with the North Carolina State Bar. There is no charge for CVPA members in good standing to attend. The general public is welcome to attend at no charge. WPCC, CCC&TI and CVCC students are encouraged to attend.
CVPA is a non-profit organization which encourages ethical and professional conduct within the paralegal profession, and promotes paralegal careers in Catawba, Burke, Caldwell, Lincoln, Alexander, Cleveland and surrounding counties. CVPA furthers education and quality fellowship among its members and guests through CPEs, regular meetings, networking and quarterly social events, and furthers the paralegal profession through its participation in community service projects.
Membership in CVPA is open to paralegals, legal assistants, legal secretaries, students enrolled in paralegal programs, paralegal educators, employees of judicial entities, other recognized legal agencies, and anyone interested in the legal or paralegal profession.
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