Faculty invited to Feb. 15 intellectual property seminar

The Office of the Provost is extending an invitation for faculty to attend an “Intellectual Property (IP) Basics” seminar at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15 in the 1965 Room of the University Union. Attendees will learn more about intellectual property protection from WiSys Technology Foundation Managing Director Maliyakal John and patent attorney Keith Baxter. Key topics covered will include: Discovery assessment (patent searches, knowledge of market space, etc.); intellectual property protection, such as patents and copyrights; inventorship; public disclosure and loss of rights; technology commercialization; UW System and WiSys funding opportunities. UW-Green Bay’s Office of Grants and Research and the Small Business Development Center are sponsoring the event. Seating is limited; RSVP required to the Office of Grants and Research by Monday, Feb. 11.