Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from US 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 USPTO's Midwest Regional Office offers this session for aspiring entrepreneurs, innovators, and students the first Thursday of each month. Register early for this month's session.
The discussion will cover:
* An overview of intellectual property types: patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets
* Why innovators and entrepreneurs should consider protecting their IP
* Local resources and assistance available through the USPTO and other agencies