Success at the Patent Office: Strategies to Consider Before Filing a Patent Application

The Office of Technology Commercialization

Presents

Invention 2 Innovation (I2I)

Success at the Patent Office: Strategies to Consider Before Filing a Patent Application

Wednesday, Sep. 27, 2017
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Leavey Program Room #1606 at the Leavey Center (Across from the bookstore.)

Presented by

[Childs]

Carissa Childs, Ph.D.
Partner
LeClairRyan

[Jones]

Shelly A. Jones
Partner
LeClairRyan

This seminar covers information that will improve your chances of obtaining a patent.  It will include some basics on patents, such as the purpose of filing and obtaining patents and the requirements for patentability.  It will also highlight strategies you should keep in mind to increase your chances of success at the Patent Office, including the importance of early disclosure to the Office of Technology Commercialization, ways of avoiding/overcoming prior art rejections, timing for public disclosure, and reasons to keep good notebooks.

Lunch will be provided, space is limited.

Please RSVP by Mon., Mar. 20, 2017 to Jeremy S. Alexander at jsa28@georgetown.edu or call (202) 687-7424.

Faculty, students, and entrepreneurs should attend.