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Patents and Trademarks Agenda May 16

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Patents and Trademarks Agenda May 16

  1. 1. Patents and Trademarks: Get the Information You Need to Protect Your Intellectual Property A Free Seminar for Inventors, Entrepreneurs, Educators and Legal Professionals featuring Speakers from the United States Patent & Trademark Office Wednesday, May 16, 2012 Montgomery Auditorium, Central Library 1901 Vine Street, Ground Floor Free Library of Philadelphia9:00 am Sign-In and Pick-Up Registration Packets9: 30 Welcome9: 35 Overview of Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights and Trade Secrets  Tom Turner, Librarian, USPTO Patent and Trademark Office Resource Center Program10:15 Break10:30 Conducting a Preliminary U.S. Patent Search Using USPTO Databases  Michael Hydorn, Analyst, USPTO Patent and Trademark Office Resource Center Program11:45 Invention Promotion Firms: Asking the Right Questions  Michael Hydorn, USPTO12:00 pm Lunch (on your own)1:15 PTRC Services at Free Library of Philadelphia  Angela Willie, Librarian, Free Library of Philadelphia1:30 Video: Promoting Innovation: Today’s USPTO2:00 Conducting a Preliminary Federal Trademark Search Using USPTO Databases  Daphne Joseph, Librarian, USPTO Patent and Trademark Office Resource Center Program2:50 Break3:00 Local Resources for Inventors and Businesses Panel  Lawrence Gelburd, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship at the Wharton School  Brett Strouss, Past President of The American Society of Inventors  Patricia A. Wenger, Registered Attorney with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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