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Life Science Washington Institute’s WORLD IP DAY

April 26 @ 7:45 am - 11:45 pm

Life Science Washington Institute’s WORLD IP DAY: Taking Your Ideas to Market will educate entrepreneurs about important aspects of intellectual property (IP), how to think about IP strategy for their company, and what resources are available from the US Patent and Trade Office (USPTO) and other organizations.

This year’s event will highlight a IP Strategy with an opening presentation by Stephen Koziol, Managing Assistant Regional Director, Western Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Following his remarks, there will be a panel including both entrepreneur and investor perspectives in a panel discussion moderated by Scott Maloney – Director of Innovation, WSU .

Cost to Attend: FREE! There is no cost to attend WORLD IP DAY: Taking Your Ideas to Market thanks to the generous support of our sponsors

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Event Agenda:

7:45 am Registration

8:00 am Welcome/Program Overview by LSWI

8:10 am IP Strategy IS a Business Strategy! Stephen Koziol, Managing Assistant Regional Director, Western Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

9:00 am Taking Your Ideas to Market: Creating an Effective IP Strategy -Brett Nelson, Lee & Hayes

9:30 am BREAK

9:45 am IP Strategy: “Effective” Depends on Where You Sit

Moderated by Scott Maloney – Director of Innovation, WSU

Panelists:

  • Jennifer McCullar – Senior Innovation Manager, UW CoMotion
  • Wayne Stacy -Director, Silicon Valley Regional USPTO
  • Loretta Little -Managing Director, WRF Capital
  • Roslyn (Roz) Hendriks, PhD, MBA -CEO, MicrobiomX, Inc

11:00am Starting Out: Leveraging USPTO Resources & Expertise -Stephen Koziol, Managing Assistant Regional Director, Western Regional U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

11:45am Forum concludes

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