Linda Swindling, JD, is a recovering attorney, speaker, executive coach, author, and strategic consultant. She is a Certified Speaking Professional and president of Journey On, a speaking and consulting company. Her TEDx Talk, Why the World Needs You to Ask Outrageously, is scheduled for November 2016.
Author, speaker, and attorney Mark V. B. Partridge is an internationally recognized expert in intellectual property law with more than 25 years of experience representing major corporations, business owners, and creative professionals. A Harvard Law School graduate, he is a partner with Pattishall, McAuliffe, a boutique law firm with a global practice helping businesses defend their brands, and the author of the book Guiding Rights: Trademarks, Copyright and the Internet. He is listed as one of the preeminent trademark attorneys in the world and named an Illinois Super Lawyer in intellectual property law. For more information, visit www.GuidingRights.com.
Contributor (with Linda Byars Swindling) to ASTD Handbook for Workplace Learning Professionals - Available as article-length Fast Fundamentals whitepaper (PDF download): Intellectual Property: Protect What is Yours and Avoid Taking What Belongs to Someone Else.