Intellectual Property Career Showcase 2016

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Intellectual property (IP) includes a series of four protections for any new idea, innovation, or knowledge: patents, trade secrets, copyrights, and trademarks.

The IP Career Showcase will be held Wednesday, Oct. 26, from 2 to 7:30 p.m., at the Bill Moore Student Success Center. The event is free, but registration is required.  More information is at The event will be a series of panel sessions that highlight a different sector of intellectual property. Attendees do not have to come for the entire event. A reception after the event will give attendees time to chat with the presenters. Registration for the event is closed due to popular demand. Those who did not register but are interested in attending may come to the registration desk on the day of the event in case of cancellations, however admittance is not guaranteed.

IP professionals in government, corporations, universities, and private practice will discuss the variety of IP career options, including those that require a law degree and others that do not. Patent agents and patent examiners often have degrees in mechanical, electrical, or computer engineering, or computer science, and there are many opportunities for those with doctorates in science fields.


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