IP: What You Need to Know to Protect Your Business

Mar 12, 2017

12:30pm – 1:30pm CT

How can you build intellectual property into your plans as you start, build and grow your business? Learn about patents and trademarks directly from the top leaders at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and others, who can tell you about the importance of IP in obtaining early stage funding, navigating the IP process, and leveraging IP for success domestically and abroad. More than ever, in today’s fast moving and disruptive market, patents and trademarks are integral in any entrepreneur’s business plan to protect their products and services from creation to commercialization.

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Jacob Choi

United States Patent & Trademark Office

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Gabriella Draney Zielke

Tech Wildcatters

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Megan Hoyt

United States Patent & Trademark Office

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