Sept. 12: Inventors, Makers & Entrepreneurs workshop

Turn your ideas into a business.  Learn about patents, trademarks, and ways to fund your idea from University of North Dakota and community experts at the Inventors, Makers & Entrepreneurs workshop, Wednesday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Memorial Union Lecture Bowl. It is free and open to the public. Registration:


10:00 a.m.        Keynote:  Patents and Trademarks Demystified, Mark Radtke, Assistant Regional Director, Rocky Mountain U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

11:00 a.m.        Panel: Partnering with or Working for a University; IP and Other Considerations

12:00 p.m.        Lunch Break (on your own)

1:00 p.m.          Panel: Taking Your Ideas to Market; Local Resources

2:30 p.m.          Panel: Funding Your Venture; Options in North Dakota

3:45p.m.           Closing Remarks

Sponsored by:  UND Patent & Trademark Resource Center, UND Corporate Engagement and Commercialization, and UND Center for Innovation.