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OEN: IP and Your Startup Webinar



This OEN Webinar Series with Marger Johnson & McCollom will provide practical guidance to new business owners on avoiding common intellectual property pitfalls when starting a business.The speakers will cover a number of important topics for new business owners, including branding, trade secret protection, financing/investor disclosure issues, idea submission and restrictions on use of internet materials. The presentation is intended to give attendees a roadmap for understanding the significance of IP as a component of the overall value that founders intend to create as they grow the company.

Session 3: Patents 101 Patents, patents, patents, what is the fuss all about? Patents are incredible assets that can protect your products and your business, but what are they? What can they do for me? How do I get one? What is all the talk about the American Invents Act and are patents really worth anything under it?