From Invention to Patent

12/4/2018
9:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Location: UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200,
Houston, Texas 77002

Registration is no longer available.

Join us as an Intellectual Property attorney shares with you what is required to obtain a U.S. patent.  She will also discuss methods you can implement to make sure your patent is strong, how it can be defended if the situation arises, and the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office’s pro bono patent program available to qualified inventors. 

Highlights Include: 
  • The patent process, timeline, and costs in the U.S. 
  • Bridging the gap from invention to provisional patent application
  • Structuring ownership of patents
  • USPTO’s pro bono patent program and available resources

Target audience:

This class is targeted to small business owners wanting to obtain a patent for their invention and to those who have patents and want strategies to protect the patent. 


Pre-requisite:

Before attending the workshop make sure to watch the Basic Patent Training For Inventors and Small Businesses video. https://www.uspto.gov/video/cbt/certpck/index.htm.


Presenter:

Anne Culotta, PhD, MBA, JD, LLM, Attorney, Culotta Law Firm, PLLC

Please Note:

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time. 

If you choose to pay at the door please add $20 to the registration fee.