Understanding Intellectual Property

Sponsored by Drexel University Sacramento for Graduate Studies

Back Event Jul 23, 2015 @ 8:30 am

Course Description:

How do you protect the great ideas that launched your tech startup? In this introduction to the patent and licensing process, we’ll cover the various paths and strategies for protecting your IP including patents, copyrights and trade secrets. You’ll learn the basics of filing for a patent and we’ll discuss things to consider while working with investors while pursuing patents and/or license agreements. This workshop will include a panel discussion that features several startup CEOs who have experience with intellectual property.

Topics to be covered:

  • Intellectual Property Protection Options
  • Filing a Patent Application
  • Components of a Technology License
  • Types of Licensing Agreements, License Fees and Royalties
  • What Investors Want to Know About Your IP

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