Intellectual Property 101

Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Learn about intellectual property basics and potential ways to protect your innovations as you transition from idea to product. This session is hosted by the Washington Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Register early for this event.

The session will cover:

  • What is the USPTO?
  • An overview of intellectual property types: patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.
  • Why innovators and entrepreneurs should consider protecting their IP.
  • How to get started in protecting your intellectual property.

The January 12 session will be offered virtually via Zoom to those who register for the event.

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