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07 Mar
How to Handle Your (And Others') Intellectual Property
Event Type

Trainings & Workshops


Research, Innovation, Governance, Technology

Target Audience

Undergraduate Students, Faculty, Graduate Students


University Unit
Innovation Institute


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How to Handle Your (And Others') Intellectual Property

Learn how to deal with intellectual property issues, including:              

- Developing an IP strategy (do you always need that patent? are you patenting new IP?)

-  What are copyright, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets 

- How to protect your company's IP

- How not to infringe on another's IP

- How to handle IP created by class projects when one or more students want to pursue commercialization

- How to handle IP created by your employees, including non-compete clauses

- What to expect after filing a patent (time and expenses)

- Tips on searching the US Patent Office database

This seminar is part of our Start Smart Series hosted by the University of Pittsburgh's Innovation Institute, CMU's Project Olympus, and Pitt School of Law's Innovation Practice Institute. The series is year-round, free, and open to the public, and meant to provide legal education to entrepreneurs. Please check our site for more seminars!

Thursday, March 7 at 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Carnegie Mellon University, Newell-Simon Hall, 3305

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.