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.
Presented by: Stephen Koziol – Acting director, Western Regional Office of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office