“Introduction to Intellectual Property” series presented by USPTO

Introduction to Intellectual Property is a virtual series offered quarterly by the USPTO. It continues on Tuesday, September 13, 2022 with “Patent Basics” from 2:00 — 3:00 pm ET. The series covers helpful resources for inventors and entrepreneurs.  Tuesday’s class will cover: The process of patent prosecution The role of patent examiners at the USPTO …

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TOMORROW! Intellectual property basics and helpful resources

Thursday, May 5, 2022: Free Workshop from the USPTO Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) experts about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovation as you transition from idea to product. The discussion will cover: …

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Learn About Design Patents in USPTO Webinar, Tuesday 12/7/21

What is a design patent? How does it differ from a utility patent? Learn the basics of the design patent system from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Register early for this free public event. The December 7 session will be offered virtually, starting at 12 p.m. MT. (2:00 Eastern Time.) Please register by December 6. Contact …

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Learn the basic facts about patents in this USPTO seminar.

The USPTO offers patent-basics workshops to the general public.  On Wednesday, 10/20/21, they’ll cover the various types of patents, including utility, design, and plant. This hour-long workshop will also cover the difference between provisional patent applications and non-provisional patent applications, and how to use them.  It will continue with the process of patent prosecution, the …

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INVENTION-CON 2020 Starts Thursday 8/20/20

Got an invention and don’t know where to start? Or just want to geek out on inventor stuff for three days? Join the USPTO’s Invention Con 2020 from Thursday, August 20 through Saturday.  Hosted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, it’s the annual conference for makers, inventors and entrepreneurs. Stuff covered includes: Best Practices …

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More initiatives around the world show multinational companies declaring open, cooperative innovation to combat COVID-19.

Patents 4 Partnerships is a USPTO-sponsored exchange site that matches licensors with health-technology inventors. It lists current COVID-19-related patent-holders in an online marketplace. The aim is to get these new technologies licensed and put to work combatting the current pandemic. According to the USPTO, the partnership,  also known as the IP Marketplace Platform, is a …

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