Mark Malek, Managing Partner of Widerman Malek, PL, presented a lecture on patent law to a group of small business owners on Tuesday April 1, 2014 in Cape Canaveral Florida. The presentation was made at a Small Business Conference organized by the Florida 8(a) Alliance. Topics of the presentation included a general overview of patent law, the different types of patents that may be available to an inventor, various strategies in seeking patent protection, things and inventor should do prior to applying for a patent, enforcement of your patent rights, and licensing of your patent rights. Mark also discussed how small business owners should approach protecting their inventions in an economic and feasible fashion. The Florida 8(a) Alliance Annual Conference will be held on May 27 – May 28 in Orlando. For registration information, please click here.