All-day event for inventors, product developers and investors will be held on October 10.
E::SPACE Labs, in cooperation with Economic Development for Central Oregon (EDCO), will hold an all-day patent and product licensing workshop for inventors, product developers and investors on Monday, October 10 at the Bend Parks and Rec Building.
The workshop will:
- Offer a detailed explanation of the patent process and product licensing
- Cover the benefits of working with a patent agent and a patent attorney
- Provide the inventor with the knowledge needed to navigate the patent process and understand the value of intellectual property
Monday, October 10
8am to 4pm
Doors open at 8am. Program begins at 8:30am.
Bend Parks and Rec Building
799 SW Columbia St, Bend, OR 97702
Coffee, muffins, box lunch, and refreshments will be provided.
Pricing: Early bird – $149 (before 9/23); regular pricing – $199 (after 9/23)
Morning: Presented by registered patent agent, Guy Letourneau, and patent attorney, Mark S. Hubert, the morning session will cover what an inventor needs to know to get a patent as well as the steps to getting a patent.
Afternoon: Craig Ladkin, investment banker for Focus Investments, will discuss the value of intellectual property to the inventor and the investor. Afterwards, Annette Kolodzie JD, PhD, will provide comprehensive coverage of the pros and cons and legal issues of deciding to go the product licensing route.
“We will walk through provisions typically found in technology licensing agreements and discuss what the sections mean and why they are important from the perspective of both the party giving the license and the party getting the license,” said Kolodzie.