February 7, 2015 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Hartford Public Library
500 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103
$20 per person
Anthony Sargis
Join Us February 7, 2015
Connecticut is proud to be a state of brisk innovations and effective ingenuity. Numerous establishments of entrepreneurs and start-up companies have forged Connecticut as a preeminent locality for new ideas and technologies. Connecticut values the efforts of these firms and encourages others to join their ranks. To that effect, the U.S. Patent and Trade-mark Office and partners will offer a comprehensive seminar that deals exclusively with various types of intellectual property, as well as safe-guarding methods to protect your products. This seminar will also deliver valuable information such as patent processing and global intellectual property protection. Having an understanding on how to safeguard your intellectual property will allow your firm to freely innovate, grow, and prosper.


Tentative Agenda
9:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 – 10:15 Senator Blumenthal Remarks
10:15 – 10:20 Welcome
10:20 – 11:10 IP Overview and What to Expect After Filing
11:10 – 11:20 Break
11:20 – 11:50 Requirements for a Provisional Patent
11:50 – 12:20 PTO Resources and Website
12:20 – 1:45 Backyard Resources and Boxed Lunch
1:45 – 2:15 International Patent Protection
2:15 – 2:55 Trademark – the value of branding your invention