How to Obtain Patent Protection - Economically and Practically
John Harris, partner in the Technology/IP practice at Morris, Manning, and Martin, LLP, will be discussing the patent process and why it is important for entrepreneurs to have a strategy regarding patents.
The session should be very practical as John shares his insights in the patent world - from patent searching and competitive intelligence to the appropriate disclosure documents needed at a meeting with a patent lawyer.
This BrownBag Series is designed to provide hands-on education for ATDC member companies as well as the general entrepreneur community.
John Harris is a practicing patent attorney. For the past 25 years, Mr. Harris has advised clients in the electronics, computer, and Internet industries on intellectual property matters. A former computer systems design engineer at Harris Corporation, Mr. Harris designed electronic printing and word processing systems. Mr. Harris currently represents a Georgia-based agricultural testing laboratory in trademark opposition and cancellation proceedings before the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board in connection with certification marks relating to certification of taste properties of oninons.
When: Wednesday, February 25, 2009
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (check-in begins at 11:45 am)
Where: ATDC Community Room
75 5th Street, 2nd Floor
Who: Open registration Register Now – space will be limited
LUNCH IS PROVIDED
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GTRC AND EII
The Georgia Tech Research Corporation (GTRC) advances research and technological development at Georgia Tech as it continually seeks to advance society and the global competitiveness of Georgia and the nation.
Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute (EII) helps companies, entrepreneurs, economic developers, and communities improve their competitiveness through the application of science, technology, and innovation.