A Four Week Series From the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office: Intellectual Property (Session 1)

Mon 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Facilitated by State Office
Topic: Government Contracting

Join us for this series presented by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Keep your calendars open at 2 p.m. ET for every Monday in February!

February 1, Session one: Intellectual Property 101.

Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? Learn about intellectual property (IP) basics and potential ways to protect your innovations as you transition from idea to product. The session will cover: What is the USPTO? An overview of intellectual property types: patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets. Why innovators and entrepreneurs should consider protecting their IP. How to get started in protecting your intellectual property.

Speaker(s): Stephen Yanchuk, Special Advisor to the Eastern Regional Outreach Office, USPTO

Co-Sponsor(s): U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and The Rhode Island Small Business Development Center

Fee: No Cost