Tuesday, November 10th 2020
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Are you interested in learning more about how to protect your intellectual property and the corresponding rights? The importance grows daily as emerging companies, entrepreneurs, start-ups, and university spin-outs continue to progress early within the life sciences sector of the company. Our discussion will particularly focus on how to determine if a patent application is an appropriate means of protection for the emerging growth company and how to effectively pursue a patent application. Emerging companies can get straight to work after understanding the steps needed to apply for patents and continue legally pursuing the companies mission!

We will discuss:

  • A general overview of Intellectual Property (IP) and their importance for a start-up
  • Comparison and contrast of IP rights
  • Patents generally
  • Determining when to pursue patent protection
  • The patent application process
  • Common pitfalls in the patent application process
  • Licensing, enforcement, etc.

Register today to begin protecting your IP!

Speaker: Robert J. Sovesky, Patent Attorney, K&L Gates