Intellectual Property Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups

Join representatives of the USPTO and Patrice Jean of Kenyon & Kenyon LLP  for a discussion about what all inventors, entrepreneurs, small businesses, and start-ups should know about Intellectual Property.  

The presentation will include a comprehensive review of the life cycle of your Intellectual Property, from the start of the business or venture to obtaining and protecting your Intellectual Property.

Topics include: 

  • Importance of Laying the Proper Foundation
  • Overview of IP
  • Evaluating Which Intellectual Property to Protect
  • The Process to Protect Intellectual Property
  • USPTO Resources Available to Help Along the Way
  • Considerations After Obtaining Intellectual Property

We are also please to announce the participation of Patrice Jean of Kenyon & Kenyon LLP.  Ms. Jean will be presenting on the role of the IP patent attorney with respect to protecting your Intellectual Property.  Ms. Jean will also be discussing real life examples of the importance and criticality of laying a proper foundation and the importance of the IP attorney during the life cycle of your IP.  

Ms. Patrice Jean, a Partner of Kenyon & Kenyon, has over a decade of experience counseling leading and start-up companies in all areas of patent law. In particular, she is adept at asserting and defending the patent rights underlying the core technologies and innovations of leading hi-tech and pharmaceutical companies. She also defends her clients against damages claims asserted by competitors, sparing them billions of dollars in damages. Additionally, her patent prosecution practice strengthens her litigation abilities, allowing her to argue the validity of her clients' patents while challenging the validity of third-party patents.

Have questions about Intellectual Property Basics for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Startups? Contact Mindy Bickel.