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CONNECTS: Smart Start Law- Protecting your IP

February 18 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

Learn how to deal with intellectual property issues, including

  • What are copyrights, patents, trademarks and trade secrets?
  • Developing an IP strategy (do you always need that patent? are you patenting new IP?)
  • 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 invention assignment and non-compete clauses
  • What to expect after filing a patent application (timing and expenses)
  • Tips on searching the US Patent Office database

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Details

Date:
February 18
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.cmu.edu/swartz-center-for-entrepreneurship/events/connects/index.html

Venue

Pitt Barco Law Building
3900 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
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