NorTech Innovation Talks: Become an Intellectual Property Insider

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 1:00pm - 5:30pm



NorTech Innovation Talks: Become an Intellectual Property Insider 


Wednesday, March 26, 2014
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. 


JumpStart Inc.
6701 Carnegie Ave., Suite 100
Cleveland, Ohio 44103


Cost: $25 per person


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Whether you're starting out or considering a new venture, your company's intellectual property (IP) needs to be protected. 


This workshop provides insights on important aspects of IP, including what is patentable, non-disclosure and joint research agreements, as well as what to do should you find yourself in an IP conflict. This session will be peppered with case studies and be highly interactive. So come ready to get your questions answered! 




1:00 p.m.                     Welcome
Dr. Byron C. Clayton, Vice President of Cluster Acceleration, NorTech


1:00 - 2:00 p.m.          What is intellectual property? 

What is patentable and should you patent it?


2:00 - 2:05 p.m.          Break


2:05 - 3:35 p.m.          Protecting Intellectual Property through Agreements

Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs), Joint Research with Universities   


3:35 - 3:45 p.m.          Break


3:45 - 4:30 p.m.          Intellectual Property Conflicts 

What to do if you find yourself in a conflict


4:30 - 5:30 p.m.          Networking Reception  

Open Bar and Hor's D'oeuvres Will Be Served