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Start Smart: Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Learn how to deal with intellectual property issues, including:               

- What are copyright, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets
- Developing an IP strategy (e.g., which type of IP protection is best for your startup?)
- 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

Presenters: George Dickos and Lauren Murray, K&L Gates. 

Dial-In Information

Please register on the innovation.pitt.edu link to receive Zoom instructions.

Thursday, April 1 at 5:00 p.m.

Virtual Event

Start Smart: Protecting Your Intellectual Property

Learn how to deal with intellectual property issues, including:               

- What are copyright, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets
- Developing an IP strategy (e.g., which type of IP protection is best for your startup?)
- 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

Presenters: George Dickos and Lauren Murray, K&L Gates. 

Dial-In Information

Please register on the innovation.pitt.edu link to receive Zoom instructions.

Thursday, April 1 at 5:00 p.m.

Virtual Event