Bench2Market Talks

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    • Thursday December 15, 2022
      11:30 am - 1:00 pm
  • Location: Virtual Event
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Summary Sentence: "Protecting Your Innovation" - Panel Discussion

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"Protecting Your Innovation"

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Join us for a seminar on Intellectual Property (IP) strategy for academic entrepreneurs. Sarah Wilkening, Ph.D., and Rusty Close from Troutman Pepper will cover topics including ownership of IP, what makes an invention patentable, how to evaluate prior art, and what it means to have freedom to operate in a technology area. We will also be joined by technology transfer representatives from Georgia Tech and Emory during the Q&A session.

Sarah Wilkening, Ph.D. – Patent Agent, Troutman Pepper
Christopher “Rusty” Close – Partner, Troutman Pepper
Mary Albertson, RTTP, CLP – Director, GTRC OTL
Laura Fritts MPH, MBA, JD – Chief Intellectual Property Officer and Director of Patent and License Strategy, Emory University

This event is the 3rd session in the 2022-2023 Bench2Market Talks series, which was created to provide commercialization guidance to the university research community.

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In Campus Calendar

Biolocity, GT Commercialization, Parker H. Petit Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience (IBB), Wallace H. Coulter Dept. of Biomedical Engineering

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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