Tech Transfer Central

Intellectual Property Law Essentials for Faculty and Student Inventors

Educating your university’s inventors on intellectual property law is a critical first link in the chain of patent protection
Format: On-Demand Video/Transcript, or DVD
Originally presented: September 12, 2012

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Price: $197
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We’ve designed this high-quality IP law primer as a convenient way to ensure your entire community of innovators has a firm grasp on how to preserve the rights to their valuable technologies…

Faculty and student inventors on your campus don’t typically have a full or clear understanding of intellectual property law — and the consequences of simple errors that arise from that lack of knowledge can be devastating to future patent protection and commercialization plans. That’s why our Distance Learning Division has scheduled an outstanding primer on IP and patent law — specifically designed for you to share with your entire community of innovators.

Invite your entire staff and faculty to participate. It’s an efficient, low-cost, easy way to help ensure your researchers understand their role in IP creation and protection. Join IP law expert Brendan O. Baggot, principal with Schaefer O’Neill, for a 60-minute session covering the key legal issues your researchers must be aware of:

  • Review the different types of intellectual property, and protection of each:
    • Patents
    • Copyrights
    • Trademarks
  • Protecting trade secrets from inception to commercialization
  • The Bayh-Dole Act and the role of the tech transfer office
  • New concerns under the America Invents Act
  • Case studies of common pitfalls encountered by faculty inventors:
    • Inadvertent disclosures
    • Publishing research findings, giving interviews
  • Co-inventorship issues
  • Lessons from Stanford v. Roche
  • Lab notebooks and other documentation issues
  • Tips for getting the most out of your tech transfer office
  • And more!

Your Expert Presenter

Brendan O. Baggot
Principal with Schaefer O’Neill

Mr. Baggot counsels clients in worldwide patent strategy, patent preparation and prosecution, patent law, and patent portfolio management. He practices in the Chemical, Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical, Medical Device and Diagnostics areas. Prior to forming Schaefer O’Neill, Mr. Baggot practiced in the Life Sciences section of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, where he focused on all aspects of preparing and prosecuting patent applications.

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