Exporter Forum Workshop Series
Information for All Classes
Time: 7:30 am – 9:00 am
Location: Rike Hall, Wright State University
Cost: No cost to attend, but registration is required as space is limited
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FEBRUARY, 2014 CLASS
Protecting Your Products Before Exporting: Patents and Intellectual Property, Wednesday - February 12, 2014
This workshop is for companies who want to gain a greater understanding of the patent process and how it affects taking your product or your intelluctual property (IP) globally. This workshop will cover the patent application process, research your ideas and an overview of patenting, including international options.Have you ever wondered if your patents are protected when you exhibit at a trade show? Is there one US patent and one global patent? Do you know where to go to find the patent regulations? Learn the answers to these questions and much more.What you will learn:
- Cooperative Patent Classification: Researching international patent documents
- The patent application: what it does and does not do
- Patent Cooperation Treaty: international patent filings
- America Invents Acts: First inventor to file and the challenges to marketing your invention
This program will be presented by Ran Raider, Government and Legal Information Coordinator, WSU Libraries. For the past 14 years, Ran has been the local representative for the Untied States Patent and Trademark Office’s Patent and Trademark Recourse Center (PTRC) program. Mr. Raider is the current President of the PTRC Association (over 80 PTRCs in the US). He works with patents and IP information daily as well as offers an education series of the subjects.