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: https://nd-patents-2018.eventbrite.com.
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.