Valley Sierra SBDCServing Stanislaus and Tuolumne Counties
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Merced: Intellectual Property (IP) Strategy is a Business Strategy

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 1:00pm

Presented by Stephen Koziol, USPTO West Coast Assistant Regional Director

Do you have questions about patents, trademarks, and other ways to protect your intellectual property? Come and meet U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Assistant Regional Director Stephen Koziol as he leads a discussion on intellectual property (IP) strategies and why entrepreneurs and small businesses should consider them:

  • Topics covered:
  • Overview of intellectual property types: patents, trademarks, copyrights, trade secrets
  • Why should entrepreneurs and startups consider protecting their IP?
  • Understanding the risks of early disclosure
  • Resources and assistance available through the USPTO

Q&A time will be available after the presentation

UC Merced SBDC
1735 M Street
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