Labor Day and Admission Day holiday closures: All library locations will be closed on Monday, September 7 and Wednesday, September 9. The Main Library and the Brookfield and Eastmont branches will be open on Tuesday, September 8; all other locations will be closed that day.
Grow Your Busines Series: Understanding Intellectual Property
Presented by the Alameda County Small Business Development Center, this is the final seminar in a six part series. This seminar will discuss many of the complex issues associated with Intellectual Property including Copyrights, Trademarks and Patents. You will learn how intellectual property is defined, the rationale, cost and process for registering intellectual property, what constitutes intellectual property infringement, what to do to protect your intellectual property, and how to deal with the ownership of intellectual property in contracts. This course will also discuss copyright fair use, personality rights and the use of pictures of others commercially, using Creative Commons and other "open" licenses. For more information or to register, please call Rebekah Eppley at (415) 482-7844.