The Elijah J. McCoy Midwest Regional USPTO and Director Dr. Christal Sheppard will be on hand at the University of Louisville to conduct a day-long workshop for innovators and entrepreneurs. This free event will provide valuable information about various types of intellectual property protection, the patent process, and various resources available to inventors and entrepreneurs.
Agenda (subject to change and speaker confirmations)
9:30 a.m. - Registration and Networking
10:00 a.m. - Opening Remarks, Director Dr. Christal Sheppard
10:15 a.m. - Intellectual Property 101
11:00 a.m. - Patent Process
11:30 a.m. - BREAK
11:45 a.m. - Patent Searching
12:15 p.m. - LUNCH BREAK
1:45 p.m. - Intellectual Property in a University Setting, University of Louisville
2:30 p.m. - BREAK
2:45 p.m. - Key Inventor Resources, Kentucky Small Business Administration
3:30 p.m. - Final Q&A
There is no fee to attend. Please register as space is limited to 100 attendees.
For questions, please contact the Midwest Regional Office.