Startup Global SoCal

Startup Global SoCal – Be Legal: Intellectual Property – Rights & Protection

Explore simple steps startups and small businesses can take to succeed globally



Monday, December 7, 2020


5:00 pm - 6:00 pm PST

Date & Time

Monday, December 7, 2020
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM PST


Please fill out the form below to RSVP. For more information, or if you are having trouble submitting an RSVP via the form, please contact Jamaica Gayle at

Bookings are closed for this event.

Startup Global SoCal provides technical advice to small and early-stage companies interested in growing their businesses by expanding into international markets.  Startup Global SoCal virtually offers international trade training and resources covering the most pressing issues startups face while growing their businesses globally. This series will feature small businesses and expert speakers from the Southern California region, but all interested businesses are welcome to participate.


Event Speakers

  • Deborah Greaves, Partner at Withers Bergman LLP, Withersworldwide
  • Tricia Van Orden, Deputy Director, Trade Promotion and Coordinating Committee, International Trade Administration
  • Brian Peck, Director, Transnational Law & Business Center and Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law, USC Gould School of Law
  • Raquel Cohen, Senior IP & Trade Policy Attorney, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Lori Kozak, Partner, Co-Chair Trademark Practice Group, Fox Rothschild

Presented by:

With support from:

Power of a Global Network
The New Faces of American Trade
The New Faces of Transpacific Trade
European Startups: Global from the Get Go
Our Global Startups
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Housed under the National Foreign Trade Council Foundation, GIF is able to leverage the resources and expertise of a century-old organization dedicated to an open, rules-based global trading system.