The Virtual Assistance Chamber of Commerce, a networking site with resources for online business assistants, is sponsoring a small-business teleseminar this month on protecting intellectual property, organizers said this week.

"You'd Protect a Human Child -- Why Not a Brain-Child?" will discuss the differences between a copyright and a trademark and what to do if your material appears on someone else's website without your permission, among other issues.

Nina Kaufman, a small business attorney and entrepreneur, will lead the hour-long workshop, which will take place on June 21 at 8 p.m. EST.  To register, visit

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