CANCELED: World IP Day Event - An Afternoon at Thinkabit Lab


The World IP Day event at the Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab has been canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

Join us for an afternoon celebration of  World Intellectual Property Day, an annual event highlighting the  role intellectual property (IP) rights play in our everyday lives. Local women business leaders will share their perspectives on powering change through innovation and creativity, this year's World IP Day theme. Visitors will experience the "Q Chronicles" and observe the renowned Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab, "an exploration space that inspires students to become the next generation of STEM innovators."


Allison Andrews, Founder of Fashion Week San Diego® (FSWD), President of APA Business Consulting and Executive Director of FAB Authority

Tara Brown, Inventor of Sleep Styler® Hair Rollers and Founder of Sleep Styler, LLC.

John Cabeca, Director, West Coast Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Robin Ihnfeldt, President and CEO, General Engineering and Research

Jason Kenagy, Vice President, Product Management and Business Development, Qualcomm Inc.

Joseph Mallon, Ph.D., Partner, Knobbe Martens and representing the American Intellectual Property Law Association

Ketan Shah, Senior Director of Product Management, Qualcomm Inc.

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. PT      Check-in/Networking/Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 12:40 p.m. PT      Welcome and Introduction to World IP Day
12:40 p.m. - 12:50 p.m. PT      Opening Remarks and Intro to the "Q Chronicles"
12:50 p.m. - 1:20 p.m. PT        Panel Session, "Powering change: Women in innovation and creativity"
1:20 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. PT           Explore "Q Chronicles" and Resource Tables/Networking


U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab
American Intellectual Property Law Association

This event is free and open to the public. However, ADVANCE REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. This will be a 2-step registration process to accommodate visitor access on the Qualcomm campus. 

Step 1: Pre-register by April 20, 2018. Pre-registrations after this date will not be accepted. 

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Step 2: A follow-up registration survey will be sent directly to you by the Qualcomm Thinkabit Lab. You must complete the Qualcomm survey by April 25, 2018 to attend the event. Thank you for your consideration in this 2-step process. Only visitors completing this registration process by the deadlines will be admitted to the event.

This event is accessible to individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation, including captioning, sign language interpreting, or other, please email or call (408)918-9900.